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I have a problem with the contrast of Church and a "I have to rely on myself" mentality. At its heart, church membership is about giving of ourselves and participating in what God is doing in the world. Too many folks see Church in society's "What is in it for me, what can I get out of it" sense.
The value for people, particularly men, in economic hard times is the belief that God loves us despite outward appearances. We are worth more than our net worth. Christ died for us. Belief in God gives us hope and new life in the face of all kinds of death, even death of expectations.
Rev. Chris Grewe, Presbyterian
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