Posts from January 2014

Posts from January 2014

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Traditions Die Hard – Thoughts on Mark 2

Our reading today takes us through the second chapter of the Gospel of Mark. This chapter records the growing hostility between the Son of God and the Jewish religious leaders who opposed Him. We are often critical of these leaders for their resistance to Jesus’ ministry and we should be. But it is helpful to first have a little background to help understand why these men were so opposed to His ministry. By the time Jesus came to Israel the…
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A Message from Pastor Neil

Dear TCC, Greetings precious ones. I hope by now you have had a chance to navigate through our new church website: www.tccknox.com. I am amazed at its beauty and ease of use. Thanks again to our entire Internet team for your tireless labor to make this a reality. Your godly labor will help us in achieving our goals in this new year. We are deeply grateful to you for serving us so richly. As I set aside time to prepare myself…
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Missing the Love of God

“And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben,* for she said, “Because the LORD has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me” In today’s reading in Genesis (ch. 29), we have the story of the birth of Jacob’s first four sons and the rivalry between his two wives, the two daughters of Laban, Leah and Rachel. It is the sad account of a bitter rivalry in which each of these women…
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Why the Relaunch?

During this transition, I have been asked on occasion, “Why the need for a relaunch?” It’s a good question and I want to take the time to respond. Many Things Are Changing…Many Things Remain the Same A relaunch clarifies what has been, what remains the same and what is new. For example, we are changing our name from Trinity Chapel to Trinity Community Church. The most important reason we (the elders) feel God is calling Trinity Chapel to relaunch as…