Catalyst

Leadership blog from Pastor Jim Mann

Salvation in Jesus

When most of us in church talk about salvation, our discussion begins with a test…a test of morality. We ask certain questions of ourselves and

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Resurrection Sunday!

[Note: This week I will be chronicling the events of Holy Week with a short devotion each day.]  Resurrection Sunday  Resurrection Sunday is the culmination

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Silent Saturday

Silent Saturday Saturday was the Sabbath…a quiet day in Jerusalem. Jesus’ dead body lay in the tomb, guarded by Roman soldiers. Because of the quickly

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Good Friday

[Note: This week I am chronicling the events of Holy Week with a short devotion each day.] Good Friday Jesus’ trial (which began late Thursday

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Maundy Thursday

It is Maundy Thursday of Holy Week. The name comes from Jesus washing the feet of the disciples…but I’m jumping ahead. Peter and John left

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Holy Wednesday

[Note: This week I will be chronicling the events of Holy Week with a short devotion each day.] Bethany was astir. People were talking. Why

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Authority and Power

The ekklesia had an inauspicious beginning: They were hiding in the upper room. True, they were praying, but I bet there was no small measure

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But Some Doubted

“The eleven disciples traveled to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped, but some doubted. Jesus came

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