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U Matters - 31 Jul 2014

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I am sitting in suburban Chicago late at night watching fireflies. On a dark night every flicker of light is welcome.    Think of someone you know who is going through a time of spiritual, vocational, emotional, relational or physical darkness. How can you be Christ's light to them?...

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U Matters - 24 Jul 2014

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Tuesday night at Summer Reflection Series we discussed four distinctives of Union: Biblical/Transformational, Communal, Attractional, and Missional. Those present thought we were Communal first, Attractional (strong programs in youth, Sunday School, etc., to bring people...

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U Matters - 17 Jul 2014

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You guys are much better at sharing about Jesus Christ with your friends and colleagues than I am. Today I was at a lunch meeting where the guy next to me said a member of Union Church had a profound impact on him as he was searching for faith. Sunday someone pelted the pastor with...

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U Matters - 10 Jul 2014

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Tuesday night architect Willem Jan de Hek gave a brilliant presentation, interspersed with spirited small group discussion, on the church. He traced the evolution of church buildings from a focus on the altar (Eucharist) to the pulpit (Bible) to the auditorium (performance). This helpful...

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U Matters - 03 Jul 2014

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This week Pastor Matthew and I had a farewell lunch with a Union family moving from Hong Kong after three years. I was sad, they were very sad, and Matthew was very, very, sad. Matthew mentioned that now that he has been here two years it is harder to say goodbye. Since this is my 19th year of...

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