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Jason at John Street · 3d ago

From the Well

Jesus loves, ministers to, cares for, welcomes, breaks bread with, and respects the innate dignity of outsiders. The poor, the sick, people with bad reputations, religious and social outcast...
Jason at John Street · 1W ago

Leave, Go, Be a Blessing

I vividly remember the first time I ever flew on a plane. I was seventeen years old. It was a hazy, hot, and humid July morning when I said good-bye to my mom and dad, handed the US Airways ...
Jason at John Street · 2W ago

Create in Me

Few people capture the imagination of Old Testament readers like King David. When he first came on to the scene, he gave hope to underdogs everywhere by bringing down Goliath, the ultimate ...
Jason at John Street · 1M ago

Heard It

On the night of his betrayal and arrest, Jesus gathered his disciples together and said, I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should l...
Jason at John Street · 2M ago

That They May Know (For Christmas)

After Matthew and Luke, it’s possible that Charles Dickens wrote the most famous Christmas story ever told. In 1843, Charles Dickens wanted to draw attention to the reality of poverty and...
Jason at John Street · 3M ago

Asbury Returns to John Street

After several months in Larry Gordon's Port Stained Glass workshop on Long Island, the Asbury Window, a 198-year old memorial to Bishop Francis Asbury, returned to John Street Church just i...
Jason at John Street · 3M ago

What's in a Name?

What’s in a name?When Shakespeare’s Juliet asked the question, she knew the answer—there wasn’t enough power in any name to keep her and Romeo apart. What’s in a name?The biblical Book of ...
Jason at John Street · 3M ago

Christmas at John Street Church

Dear Members and Friends of John Street Church, Holly and ivy grace the sanctuary, the words of ancient prophets center our hearts in worship, and the Advent Wreath glows with increasing bri...
Jason at John Street · 3M ago

Then Came a Time

“White as Snow” is the ninth track on U2’s 2009 album, No Line on the Horizon. According to one critic, “the quietest, most intimate, and arguably most arresting” song the band has ever reco...
Jason at John Street · 3M ago

Alone, I Cannot Be

Before Emily Dickinson took her place in the Pantheon of Great American Writers, the people of Amherst, Massachusetts knew her as the reclusive daughter of one of the town’s long-established...