Faith


SERMONS: THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM THE PULPIT

Video: Dealing with Loss

This sermon was delivered by Dr. Greg Waybright, Senior Pastor at Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Gregory L. Waybright was president of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. He assumed this position on September 1, 1995. Prior to working at Trinity, Dr. Waybright had been pastor of the Arlington Heights Evangelical ...

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UPCOMING FAITH EVENTS

Free Screening of To Light a Candle: A Documentary Film by Maziar Bahari

The Baha’is of Pasadena presents a free screening of “To Light A Candle: A Documentary Film” by Maziar Bahari to be shown on March 1, 2015 at Laemmle’s Pasadena Playhouse 7, 673 E. Colorado Blvd at North El Molino Ave. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. The event begins at 10:45 with an introduction to the ...

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Q&A INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK WITH A LOCAL FAITH LEADER

He Gives Grace to the Humble

“In our society, strength (or, at least imagined strength) is applauded; and weakness is thought of as a defect. God doesn’t allow us to stay with the idea that we are strong. Oh, we may have that idea, but the Lord is going to disabuse us one way or another.” – J.I. Packer, “Weakness is ...

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RELIGIOUS MUSIC

Angeles Chorale Celebrates 40th with Performance of Dvorak’s Stabat Mater

If John Sutton, Artistic Director of the Angeles Chorale, were asked which facet of Antonin Dvorak’s masterwork, Stabat Mater, resonated within him more – the composition’s beauty or the moving human story behind it – he might have a difficult time choosing. Music lovers will have a chance to decide for themselves when the Angeles ...

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LOCAL FAITH NEWS

Soul & Synapse Retreat: The Integration of Science and Spirituality, with Dan Siegel

All Saints Church presents a contemplative retreat, through the learning and use of current meditation and mindfulness practices, attendees will explore the integration of science and spirituality and experience the ways in which one’s inner subjective lives, interpersonal relationships, and the objective empirical knowledge can be woven together to illuminate the importance of meaning, connection, ...

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ESSAYS & INSPIRATIONS FROM LOCAL FAITH LEADERS

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church: “Vocation”

Vocation (Latin–vocare: called) “Vocation” means a “call.” So, your vocation is what God calls you to do with your life. Everybody is called by God to know, love and serve Him. The difference is how each one does this. “Prayer itself, born in Catholic families, nurtured by programs of Christian formation, strengthened by the grace ...

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YOUTH MINISTRIES & OUTREACH

Lake Avenue Church: The Spark

This summer I have found myself interested in survival shows. The ones where folks are dropped off in the middle of nowhere and are forced to figure out how to make it out alive. People who do what I could never do fascinate me! In one episode, a gentleman was attempting to start a fire ...

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