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Mystery Worshipper

April 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Faith and the City

I just found out that a “Mystery Worshipper” has recently posted a review of the church… Yes, I said “Mystery Worshipper!” Evidently there is is a clandestine group of of people who visit churches, checking out the comfort level of the pews, the friendliness of the ushers, the quality of the music, the length of the […]

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Dear Eutychus

March 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Sermon Bin

A Confirmation Sunday Homily February 28, 2010 Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church ©Scott Black Johnston Acts 20 7 On the first day of the week, when we met to break bread, Paul was holding a discussion with them; since he intended to leave the next day, he continued speaking until midnight.  8 There were many lamps […]

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