Left Hand Community Church
Left Hand Community Church

A new progressive Christian church in Longmont, Colorado.

Left Hand Community Church
Paula S. Williams
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Paula S. Williams

For 35 years Rev. Dr. Paula Williams was the CEO of the Orchard Group, a large ministry starting new churches throughout the United States.

Right Through The Middle

“Life is difficult.” Those three words form the opening sentence of M. Scott Peck’s first and finest book, The Road Less Traveled. I first read the book in 1984. The Road Less Traveled got me into therapy and onto the journey to stop pretending I did not know what I did, indeed, know. I am not speaking of the fact I am a transgender woman…

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Seriously, Not Literally

If you’ve been following my recent blogs, I have written a good bit about theology. I’ve also used a couple of terms that might not be common to some of you, hermeneutics and exegesis. In a Christian context, both are terms describing how one approaches Scripture. Exegesis refers to the process of studying a passage of Scripture contextua…

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A Markedly Different Kind of Church

When evangelical Christianity became a consumer religion focused on heaven as a commodity, it lost its soul. But then American Christianity never got off on the right foot. From the beginning, when it was equated with the Puritan work ethic, American evangelicalism was focused on religion as a transaction. Work hard, and you will receive…

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The Spirit’s Call to Unconventional Wisdom

On August 13, 2017, Paula Williams preached the following message at Highlands Church Denver: The call of the Spirit never seems to be toward conventional wisdom. Instead, God calls us toward unconventional wisdom, which always begins with God’s ridiculous love. “When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants…

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