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Colorado Council of Churches Encourages Adopting A Meatless Monday Program

  In October the Colorado Council of Churches voted to promote a Meatless Monday program among its covenanting congregations and affiliates. So what is Meatless Monday? The history of Meatless Mondays dates back to World War I, when the U.S. Food Administration asked families to reduce consumption of certain foods to help aid the war […]

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ABCRM Devotion: Comforting Words for Trying Times

  In view of the recent event in a rural Texas church I am republishing this devotion. Comforting Words for Trying Times By Rev. Larron Jackson   “I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord; […]

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The Reformation turns 500

  The Reformation turns 500 “Jesus said to him, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ On these two commandments hang […]

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Too Many Denverites Face Eviction Alone

  From the Colorado Center on Law & Policy: Amid Colorado’s growing affordable-housing crisis, there are roughly 850 evictions filed with courts every week across the state. According to one news report, there were at least 44,000 evictions filed in Colorado in 2016. Evictions can lead to unnecessary displacement, increased financial insecurity and even transitional […]

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ABCRM Weekly Devotion: Maturity

  Maturity By Rev. Drake Hunter   “Brethren, do not be children in your thinking, yet in evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature.”~ 1 Corinthians 14:20   In churches today, many people misunderstand maturity.  They think maturity is about the buildup of experiences through time or through the aging process.  The truth […]

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CHRISTIAN FAITH LEADERS URGE CONGRESS TO FIND BIPARTISAN REMEDIES TO WHAT AILS THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

July 27, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Adrian Miller, Executive Director adrian@cochurches.org 303-917-3864 (cell) CHRISTIAN FAITH LEADERS URGE CONGRESS TO FIND BIPARTISAN REMEDIES TO WHAT AILS THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT As Christians and as leaders of churches in Colorado, we call on the U.S. Congress to work together and find bipartisan solutions to the shortcomings of […]

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Guest Post: The Secret Reason Why Good Churches Die

THE SECRET REASON WHY GOOD CHURCHES DIE by Rebekah Simon-Peter  July 16, 2017 Why do good churches die? I’m not talking about churches who have an apparent fatal flaw like mean or nasty people, terrible location, clergy sexual misconduct, uninspiring worship or the like.  Churches can and do recover from all of those things. No, I’m talking […]

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Guest Post: The Complicated Theology of a Wonder Woman

Today is a great day to have a little summer fun. We are grateful to Dr. Elizabeth Coody for this interesting piece on finding deeper meaning from the fictional comic book character “Wonder Woman.” — Even before the new movie broke box office records and charmed the world this summer, Wonder Woman was an icon […]

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Weekly Devotion: Of God and Rocks and Courage

    Of God and Rocks and Courage By Charly Whisenhunt   “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock” (Isaiah 26:3-4, ESV).   ‘Tis the season to get crazy, falalalala lalalala…  Camp is just […]

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Guest Blog Post: An Extra ‘H’ Changes A Lot: How the AHCA Can Affect Colorado, With a Spotlight on Rural Counties

This is a guest blog post from the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative. It gives a thorough analysis of how the current proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Health Care Act will affect Colorado. Access to affordable health care is one of the CCC’s public policy priority. An Extra ‘H’ Changes A Lot: How the […]

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Weekly Devotion by the ABCRM: The Power of Prayer

    The Power of Prayer By Rev. John Tellis   “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints” Ephesians 6:18   We should never undervalue the power of prayer. The key is to pray in accordance to God’s Holy will. Some […]

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Preaching on Genesis 1 This Sunday? These Resources Might Help

Eco-Justice Ministries Rev. Peter Sawtell The beautiful story of creation through a series of days, Genesis 1:1-2:3, appears in the Lectionary only once, on Trinity Sunday of “Year A.” Eco-Justice Ministries is delighted to provide these resources for pastors to help them deal with the text in ways that are pastoral and faithful, grounded in […]

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