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Love First Word for August 16, 2021

This week, Pastor Rod compares Classical Liberal Theology and Neo Orthodoxy seeking the historic Christianity reflecting on the wounded, imperfect and grief-stricken … and “in all our wounds let God breathe and love.”

Online messages by Rev. Rod Brayfindley are presented via video on YouTube each weekday under the title, “Love First Word.” Love First Word is an online daily reflection started in April 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pastoral messages include topics of faith, history, science and spiritual health. The videos can be found at “Love First Word” on YouTube. The messages can also be found on the church Facebook page (@FirstUMCSac) and webpage (

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