Left Hand Community Church
Left Hand Community Church

A new progressive Christian church in Longmont, Colorado.

Left Hand Community Church

A new progressive Christian church in Longmont, Colorado.


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 Second Time Around

Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and, therefore, the foundation of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared. – J.K. Rowling It wasn’t un…

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The Call of God

On September 3, 2017, Jen Jepsen and Paula Williams preached the following message at Highlands Church Denver. When the Spirit comes calling, and a stirring comes into your soul, how will you respond? We have all been invited into the ministry of reconciling the creation to the creator, and often the invitation comes in very specific way…

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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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