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“Preaching and Leading for Stronger Discipleship in the Local Congregation” with the Rev. Dr. Mike Johnson, founder of Ascending Leaders. A ministry with the mission of helping churches, disciples and leaders flourish. October 3-5, 2016, Noon to Noon at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Reid Park, Tucson, AZ. To...

A Sermon – Faith in Action Delivered August 7, 2016 La Mesa Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico Biblical Text:   Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 Good morning sisters and brothers.   I greet you in the name of our Lord, Jesus the Christ, and on behalf of your 28,000 sisters and brothers in...

Sisters and Brothers, Greetings, in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ. I write today on three items, all looking to the future; rather than about my work and travels in the past on your behalf.   You’ll get that later. First, I continue to be concerned about the...

Sisters and Brothers, Monday we celebrated the 240th birthday of our nation, “one nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all.”  Yet we hear about, and many of us experience, daily, the injustices to which too many of our sisters and brothers in our community...

Dear Sisters and Brothers, As I struggled with what I wanted to say to you at this difficult time in the life of our nation following the tragedy in Orlando, I received a letter from the Interim Executive Director of the New Mexico Conference of Churches,...