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Who God Is and Who We Are

By Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschII Corinthians 8: 7-15 Have you ever described someone as “a god” or “godlike”? I know we all know better than

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Subversive Smallness

By Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschI Samuel 8: 4-15, Mark 4: 26-34 “Smallness is subversive,” Sarah Ruhl writes, “because smallness can creep into smaller places and

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Best Selves—Versus Blest Selves

By Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschMark 3: 20-35 My wife Margaret teaches college students Strategic Communications—public relations, marketing, so forth. She has students write blog posts

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VBS 2021

VBS is Now on Waitlist. VBS is now full. Please email Beth Fultz to be placed on a waitlist: Beth.Fultz@StStephenPresbyterian.com Download Registration Form Vacation Bible

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A Resurrection for Our Time

By Rev. Dr. Fritz Ritsch Matthew 28: 1-15April 4, 2021—Easter Silent Reflection: “This world is like an antechamber before the world to come; prepare yourself

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Have You No Answer?

By Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschMark 15: 1-5, 25-39 Palm Sunday Service At a recent meeting of the Colorado State Legislature, Rep. Tom Sullivan got up

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A Change of Heart

By Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschJeremiah 31: 31-34 I have a confession to make. I am a closet evangelical. Saying I’m a “closet” evangelical isn’t exactly

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The Superman Conundrum

By Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschMatthew 4: 1-11 I have a fantasy. The fantasy is “What if I was Superman?” If I was Superman, with my

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No Shortcuts

By Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschMarch 7, 2021, Exodus 17: 1-7, Matthew 4: 1-11 On election day St. Stephen always serves as a polling place, and

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Incomparable Sorrow

“Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen” Rev. Dr. Warner Bailey Isaiah 52:13-53:13, Lamentations 1:12; 2:13, Matthew 8:14-17, Hebrews 5:7-10 I. The Black Church has given

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Led Into Testing

Led Into Testing Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschFeb 21, 2021, Mark 1: 9-16 Last week we talked about the fact that for nearly a year now,

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Freedom to Love

Freedom to Love Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschJan 31, 2021, 4th Sunday after Epiphany The Man with an Unclean Spirit 21 They went to Capernaum; and when

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The God of Ungodly

The God of Ungodly Rev. Dr. Warner Bailey Jan. 17, 2020 Numbers 12:1-15Romans 5:1-11Luke 10:25-37 Looking at the assault on the Capitol on January 6,

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Moment of Truth

Moment of Truth Rev. Dr. Warner Bailey Jan. 10, 2020 Isaiah 43.1-7Psalm 29.1-11Acts 8.14-17Mark 1.1-11 Our country has just lived through a moment of truth.

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Christmas Mystery

Rev. Dr. Fritz RitschDec 24, 2020 Psalm 139: 1-12Ephesians 1: 1-10Matthew 1: 18-2:12 Ever since my dad died, I have often had these moments where

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