1. Faith is a perspective, a perspective that makes all the difference.
    Luke 24:1-12, Romans 5:1-5

    Thanks to:
    Jonathan Reed and Ernesto Savaglio for inspiration;
    Andrew Root, author of "The Promise of Despair," for encouragement (find "Promise" at amazon.com/Promise-Despair... ); and
    The Center for Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary for support (luthersem.edu/cbp).

    Have you helped your congregation Make Sense of Scripture? Go here for more info: augsburgfortress.org/store...
    If you want just the MSS book, go here: amazon.com/gp/product/0806...

    Join David Lose, Karoline Lewis, and Matt Skinner (author of "The Trial Narratives") for Sermon Brainwave anytime at workingpreacher.org/brainw...
    (Find "Trial Narratives" at amazon.com/Trial-Narrative... )

    Does the language of the faith sound a little crazy. Go here for help: amazon.com/Crazy-Talk-Not-...

    Want to be a church leader? See luthersem.edu

    The music in this video is "Emptiness," by Alexander Blue and "Our Lives Change," by Tryad, both of which are available for free through the creative commons license and on the site jamendo.com/en.

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  2. Open the door and see all the people, all the people

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  3. Lynn Redgrave gave the Tuesday afternoon address to General Synod 26. Her speech poignantly described her journey with breast cancer, and the joy she found in her local church, First Congregational UCC in Kent, CT.

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  4. Who's really included in a church, and who has to wait outside? We want to be a community that doesn't fence people out.

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  5. Have you ever felt unwelcome in a church? Sometimes it feels like they can't wait to get rid of you.

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