Robots are about to change the way buildings are constructed
A construction robot has to be powerful enough to handle heavy material, small enough to enter standard buildings, and flexible enough to navigate the terrain.
Why Does Christ Church Exist?
Acts 2:41-47 As we round the corner into a new year, we take inventory of the purpose and identity of the Church, and consider the various roles that our congregation must play in serving each other and the world.
Why You Shouldn’t Give Up On the Church
I grew up in the Church. No really, I grew up in the church. As a pastor’s kid, I spent countless hours in church and doing church activities. I am a church native and familiar with all its quirks and cultural oddities, with all its strengths and all its failings. As the son of prominent evangelic
How Black Books Lit My Way Along The Appalachian Trail
"I can confirm that one does not walk 2,000 miles across the face of this country as a black woman without building up an incredible sense of self."
What's Happening at First Congregational June 1st, 2017
New Art Installation at FCCGE In great demand around the world, the works of Sadao Watanbe, (1913-96), Japan's foremost Christian artist, preserves the traditional Japanese folk art katazome, or stencil dying. This large body of work can be viewed right here at FCCGE in the gallery, the Sanctuary, and in the hallway downstairs adjacent to the Parlor, and also banners in Sanctuary. Read more. Pastor Seth to Go On Sabbatical June 19- August 21 Last year marked Seth's 10th year at First Congregational. An important part of that milestone was earning a 3 month sabbatical to help recharge and explore new directions for his ministry.
Why You Need to Stop Thinking Your Church is For Everyone
Church leaders do it all the time. Ask them who they’re trying to reach. Their answer? Everyone. It sounds appropriate. I get that. What else are you going to say? After all, the Gospel is for everyone. But that’s not the question. The question is who is your church designed to reach? Is your church…
Free Comic Book Day: What is it?
Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May. It's an International Event that celebrates comic books and the local comic shops that provide them to thei...
Seven Reasons Why Young Adults Quit Church
5 Tips For Marketing Your Self-Published E-Book to Libraries
Smashwords founder Mark Coker gives indie authors five marketing tips to help get self-published e-books into library collections.
A Christian guide to learning about Islam
Finding Jesus among Muslims By Jordan Denari Duffner (Liturgical Press, 2017) Finding Jesus Among Muslims couldn’t have come at a better time. While Jordan Denari Duffner’s book would be a welcome resource for interreligious dialogue at any point, it resonates even more in our current timeline of Muslim travel bans and Senate candidates who have said that Muslims shouldn’t be allowed to hold public office.