Tales from the Great Adventure

a journal of living-like-we-mean-it, by Derek Maul

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! – 2 Corinthians 5:17 There is a lot that gives me joy here in Wake Forest, especially as regards WFPC (the reason we moved to this community, four years ago this week). But if there’s one area where …

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So, brothers and sisters, followers of The Way, children of the Living God – are we going to be just like everyone else? Or, are we going to follow Jesus when it comes to how we face evil, speak truth to power, and take the light of the Good News into every place we possibly can? 

Feature image (above): “Passing the peace at WFPC” But if we confess our sins, [God] is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from everything we’ve done wrong. – 1 John 1:9 This morning, with the echoes of hate and confusion still ringing in our ears, I’d like to encourage all …

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“Sin (hate) is crouching at your door; it desires to have you.” – God, Genesis 4 People have been asking me when I’m going to write about Charlottesville, and the troubling toehold white supremacist and other neofascist groups seem to have established in the landscape of contemporary American ideology. Well, I’ve been taking pause to observe, …

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The Presbyterian Church is alive, strong, blessed by God, full with the Holy Spirit, passionate about following Jesus, rooted in scripture, and joyful about proclaiming the good news to the world!