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A planting of the Lord for the display of God's beauty. A church community of hope, healing, and hospitality in and through Christ.

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A planting of the Lord for the display of God's beauty. A church community of hope, healing, and hospitality in and through Christ.

    A Fellowship For All People (St. Howard Thurman)

    A Fellowship For All People (St. Howard Thurman)

    10/18/2020 Philemon 4-11, 17 Byron Cogdell   Howard Thurman was an African-American author, philosopher, theologian, educator, and civil rights leader. As a prominent religious figure, he played a leading role in many social justice movements and organizations of the twentieth century. Thurman’s theology of radical nonviolence influenced and shaped a generation of civil rights activists, and he was a key mentor […]

    Never Alone

    Never Alone

    10/11/2020 John 14:15-29 Yudai Chiba   Godly Play at Home   Songs for Today’s Worship Gathering: Pass Us Not O Gentle Savior by Crosby/Doane All Ye Refugees by McCracken The Advocate by Baltensperger

    • 27 min
    Introducing Nate Hood (Oak Church Resident Artist)

    Introducing Nate Hood (Oak Church Resident Artist)

    Alexandra Burchette introduces one of the 2020-21 Brehm Center Resident Artists. Nate Hood is from Matthews, NC, the home of the Harris Teeter Headquarters.  He moved to Durham in 2012ish for an experience of community life in Walltown and have been here ever since. He lives with my wife Anna, and his favorite place to hang out in Durham is any quiet […]

    • 3 min
    A People Who Bear the Kingdom’s Fruit

    A People Who Bear the Kingdom’s Fruit

    10/04/2020 Matthew 21:33-46 (Proper 22) Chris Breslin   “It is very easy to be servants of the word without disturbing the world: a very spiritualized word, a word without any commitment to history, a word that can sound in any part of the world because it belongs to no part of the world. A word like that creates no problems, […]

    • 37 min
    Introducing Bethie Figgie (Oak Church Resident Artist)

    Introducing Bethie Figgie (Oak Church Resident Artist)

    Pastor Chris introduces one of the 2020-21 Brehm Center Resident Artists. Bethie Figgie is from Bellingham, WA, the home of endless grey drizzle, no cockroaches, excellent teriyaki, and clean sea air. She moved to Durham in 2017 for goodness knows why and has been here ever since. She lives with two roommates plus one cat, and her favorite place to […]

    Don’t Call Me a Saint (St. Dorothy Day) [D.L. Mayfield]

    Don’t Call Me a Saint (St. Dorothy Day) [D.L. Mayfield]

    09/27/2020 Psalm 126 D.L. Mayfield   Dorothy Day was an American journalist, social activist and anarchist who, after a bohemian youth, became a Catholic Christian without in any way abandoning her social and anarchist activism.   D.L. Mayfield lives and writes on the outskirts of Portland, OR with her husband and two small children. Her first book of essays, Assimilate or […]

    • 28 min

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