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#10 – Brian Kruckenberg & JJ Spreitzer on their journey to have new conversations at New City Church

Brian Kruckenberg is Lead Pastor and JJ Spreitzer is Family Ministries Director at New City Church in Phoenix. They are on a journey of asking questions, listening, helping their congregation process the abortion issue, and changing the conversation in their church. We talk about grace, mistakes, labels and God’s transformational journey for all of us.…

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Entering the Journey of Grace

My family loves Christmas movies of all types, but our favorite movie to watch every Advent is The Nativity Story. It so humanizes the experience of both Mary and Joseph, and makes us feel like we are there, witnessing their journey. I first saw the film 9 years ago. I was 8 months pregnant with…

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What Pope Francis Said … and Didn't Say About Abortion

Pope Francis recently issued a statement regarding abortion and the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. I heard some things I really wanted to hear. And I hoped to hear some more things that weren’t said. First, the statements to celebrate: “I think in particular of all the women who have resorted to abortion. I am well…

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