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Boysenberry Legacy

Please know that while John and Marti are laid up with Covid, the Catch continues to operate without a hitch. If you should need anything, please feel free to contact any of the following: Wayne Bridegroom: Associate Pastor, bridegroom@gmail.com John … Continue reading

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The First Church of Boomers and Millennials

I first proposed this idea in a Catch three years ago to the day. It came out of a lunch I had with a pastor, an attorney who is an influential church leader, and a Christian college professor with a … Continue reading

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The church as it was, is, and should be

MemberPartners — we hope you received your special link to meet with us on Monday, January 30, at 8:00 Eastern (7:00 Central, 6:00 Mountain and 5:00 Pacific). This event is exclusively for MemberPartners only. However, if you have any interest … Continue reading

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(Click here for a video of John reading today’s Catch.) I woke up this morning feeling a really strong connection to my bed. We had a hold on each other that didn’t want to let go. My bed really wanted … Continue reading

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The Church has left the Building

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Series: Characteristics of the Jesus Movement for today 7. It got the attention of the wider culture and was initially perceived curiously as something outside institutional church structures. Millennials, to … Continue reading

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A community of love

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John 13:35 The over-arching theme of all that we do here at the Catch — indeed for Christians everywhere — is love. It is the … Continue reading

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On retreat

Jesus often went away to pray — sometimes alone, sometimes with his closest disciples, Peter, James and John — but always to spend uninterrupted time with His Father. Paul went away to Arabia and back to Damascus for three years … Continue reading

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Many but one

“Each generation has distinct attitudes, behaviors, expectations, habits and motivational buttons. Generational differences need not divide us. Every generation has valuable lessons that they can teach… When members of different generations are encouraged to work together, it builds understanding and … Continue reading

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Are we caught in consumer Christianity?

How can I sing a new song of deliverance to those who have no hope, if, at the same time, I insist on remaining comfortable among those who do?

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God’s purpose in all this was to use the church to display his wisdom in its rich variety to all the unseen rulers and authorities in the heavenly places. This was his eternal plan, which he carried out through Christ Jesus … Continue reading

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