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Jan 17
2021

Abortion and Race

Media, Pastoral Excerpts, Racial Reconciliation | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Pastoral Excerpts

From time to time, the elders of DCC find it important to speak into important and relevant issues and topics related to spiritual growth, evangelism, and church unity. What follows is an excerpt from a sermon on Romans 12:9, that was given on January 17, 2021. Pastor Adam explains how DCC is engaging topics of abortion and racial injustice—recognizing the significant overlap and interdependence between them. To listen to the full sermon, click here.

Aug 30
2020

How and When We Talk about Issues of Race

Media, Pastoral Excerpts, Racial Reconciliation | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Pastoral Excerpts

From time to time, the elders of DCC find it important to speak into important and relevant issues and topics related to spiritual growth, evangelism, and church unity. What follows is a pastoral note, that was given on August 30, 2020, on recalibrating our hearts every week around the worship of God while supporting, loving, and lamenting with those among us who are in seasons of heightened trials and suffering.

Jul 14
2020

An Invitation To Our Undivided Forum

Media, Pastoral Excerpts, Racial Reconciliation | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Pastoral Excerpts

From time to time, the elders of DCC find it important to speak into important and relevant issues and topics related to spiritual growth, evangelism, and church unity. What follows is a pastoral note on our Undivided forum, that was given on June 14, 2020. Pastor Adam encourages us that issue of race is not inherently a political issue, but about people, who are God’s image-bearers.

Jun 28
2020

Does the Bible Endorse Slavery?

Media, Pastoral Excerpts, Racial Reconciliation | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Pastoral Excerpts

From time to time, the elders of DCC find it important to speak into important and relevant issues and topics related to spiritual growth, evangelism, and church unity. What follows is an excerpt from a sermon on Romans 6:15-23, that was given on June 28, 2020. Pastor Adam explains the context of the slavery mentioned in Romans and contrasts it with the race-based slavery prevalent in American history.

Jun 28
2020

Discerning Between Straight-Line Issues and Jagged-Line Issues

Media, Pastoral Excerpts, Racial Reconciliation | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Pastoral Excerpts

From time to time, the elders of DCC find it important to speak into important and relevant issues and topics related to spiritual growth, evangelism, and church unity. What follows is a pastoral note on loving one another well amidst our disagreements, that was given on June 28, 2020—addressing how to navigate the current cultural and political moment by discerning between straight-line issues and jagged-line issues.

Jun 28
2020

Maintaining Unity Amidst Our Disagreements

Media, Pastoral Excerpts | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Pastoral Excerpts

From time to time, the elders of DCC find it important to speak into important and relevant issues and topics related to spiritual growth, evangelism, and church unity. What follows is a pastoral note on loving one another well amidst our disagreements, that was given on June 28, 2020, addressing how to navigate the current cultural and political moment by discerning between straight-line issues and jagged-line issues.

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Jun 7
2020

Continuing To Engage On Issues Of Race

Media, Pastoral Excerpts, Racial Reconciliation | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Pastoral Excerpts

From time to time, the elders of DCC find it important to speak into important and relevant issues and topics related to spiritual growth, evangelism, and church unity. What follows is a pastoral note, that was given on June 7, 2020, on ways we are engaging with the culture on issues of race and opportunities we are creating to continue the conversation within DCC.

May 31
2020

Bearing Each Other’s Burdens Amidst Racial Heartache

Media, Pastoral Excerpts, Racial Reconciliation | by Pastor Adam Sinnett

Pastoral Excerpts

From time to time, the elders of DCC find it important to speak into important and relevant issues and topics related to spiritual growth, evangelism, and church unity. What follows is a pastoral note, that was given on May 31, 2020—on the recent and tragic race-related incidents against those in the black community and the demonstrations happening across the country. Pastor Adam encourages us to bear each other’s burdens and love one another well in this season rife with opportunities for disunity.

Additionally, below is an excerpt from the sermon on Romans 5:6-11, that was given on the same day. Pastor Adam highlights the importance of continuing to go to God’s Word, first and foremost, amidst the heartaches and trials resulting from the recent and tragic race-related events. To listen to the full sermon, click here.