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Sermon Preview: Forgiveness

We live in a world and a culture that tells us to never let up, never slow down, strive to be as efficient and productive as possible. The idea of slowing down and waiting for something to happen seems so counterintuitive as to almost be offensive. While we may say our drive to make things…

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I Will Trust Him

The Psalms express the full range of human emotion. They are raw and real. David, the writer of most (but not all) of the Psalms, was a shepherd, soldier, King, husband, father, brother, and son. Like all of us, he experienced the highest highs and the lowest lows. He was imperfect. But regardless of circumstances,…

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Sermon Preview: Had I Known

It’s okay to not be okay. These words are both reassuring and challenging to us. In one sense, we all long to know that it’s okay if we aren’t okay, while at the same time being extremely uneasy with the idea of making ourselves so vulnerable. We live in a culture that tells us to…

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You Are Not Alone: Care Nights

In a 2014 survey of 2,000 people, over one in three adults admitted that they fear being alone. While more people rank public speaking as their number one fear, I think the fear of being alone is experienced by almost everyone at some point in our lives. Being alone doesn’t necessarily mean single or not…

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Coming Soon: Disciple Bible Study Series

In an extensive study on Christian spiritual growth, it was determined that the number one factor individuals pointed to when they grew in their relationship with God was reading the Bible for themselves. Too often, we are determined to read the Bible all the way through on our own, but give up before we even…

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Why I Do Mission Work — And Why I Hope
You Will Join Me

First of all, it needs to be said up front that it doesn’t feel like work to me. As a matter of fact, serving and sharing the love of God in our community and around the globe makes me feel as full of life as anything I have ever done, but that is not the…

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Reflection on Confirmation Retreat

My seventh-grade daughter and I started in a mother-daughter Life Group when she was in fourth grade. We were a group of strangers placed together, and we are now friends with an untouchable bond. During our two years together, we celebrated together, mourned together, did life together, and we still do. If a girl needs support…

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Alpha Marriage Group

Learning how to leverage your past to create intimacy is just one of the many topics we will cover in the Alpha Marriage Group starting on October 7th. The past rarely stays in the past. More likely, it creeps into your present and invades every area of your life. It affects the way you parent,…

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