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Radical Welcome of The Other - 5-30 Transcript

May 31, 2021

Romans 15:1-13

Radical Welcome of the Other

by Dr. LaTayna Purnell

Last March our familiar ways were taken away from us. We were forced to find a new way to be church literally overnight. This path did not work for everyone. Some could not, and others chose, not to participate in our internet offerings. But the path...

May 31, 2021

We must consistently build Christian relationships and welcome each other as Christ welcomed us. WE must welcome the Other as we were welcomed. We must offer a radical welcome!

Scripture Reading

Romans 15:1-13 (Inclusive Bible) Note: This translation is not online. ASV is offered as a substitute.


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Scripture Readings

Acts 2:1-4 (NRSV)

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Scripture Readings

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Scripture Readings : Acts 9:1-19 (NLT)

Hymn: Beauty For Brokenness (VT 512)

Text/Music Graham Kendrick