Category Archives: Messages

Substitutional Atonement by John Kinney

Prayer:  We are part of a mystery we do not understand.  For that we are grateful. It is good to be with you in person.  My message is one I have been hesitant to give.  It involves looking at a … Continue reading

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Do Not Resist Evil: Really, Matthew? by John Kinney, January 9, 2022

 Giving the message is a privilege that I appreciate.  I pray that something I say will be of spiritual benefit to this community that has so warmly and kindly welcomed Erin and me. I will give the message and then … Continue reading

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The Stretch of Our Souls by Ruthie Tippin

Today is my birthday, and it’s really fun to start the day with all of you!  I noticed in the Spokane Friends newsletter that three pastors connected to SFC are celebrating birthdays this week: Paul Blankenship, Leeann Williams, and me!  … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son (Jesus vs. Pharisees) by John Kinney

Luke 15: 11-32 (NIIV) There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. 13 “Not long after that, the younger son got together … Continue reading

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Let Your Light Shine by John Kinney

When approached about speaking I was reluctant and not sure it was a good idea.  But I decided to trust the elder’s discernment and give it a go.  If they think I might have something to say, maybe I do. … Continue reading

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God So Loved the World . . . by Ruthie Tippin

I’m so glad to be with you again… The very first thing I want to tell you today is that God loves you.  More than you can imagine, more than you would ever think possible – God loves you.  No … Continue reading

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A Cup of Cold Water — Bring What You Have by Tim Jackson

It is so great to be here and to see all of you. Our lives have been intertwined for many years and we are so blessed to be with you today. Today marks the end of a year of meeting … Continue reading

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Listen to Jesus by Nick Block

Along with being Valentines Day, according to the Narrative Lectionary, today is Transfiguration Sunday. It’s the day when we commemorate Jesus inviting three of his disciples to go away with him for a time of prayer. When I was approached … Continue reading

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Resurrection, Reconciliation and Revolution by Helen Park

Good morning.  My topic today is Resurrection, Reconciliation and Revolution. WHAT? You may be wondering what those three things have in common. That’s easy, they all start with “re” a Latin word root meaning “again.” Things happen again and again. … Continue reading

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How Will We Treat Each Other Now? by Jon Maroni

Good morning friends, I am excited to be back in the meetinghouse for the first time in many months for me. Hello and greetings to everyone who is in person here today, and thank you for what you all do … Continue reading

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