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Setting Priorities Gives Life

The other day I read a very interesting story about George Raveling, basketball coach at the University of Southern California. Before car accident injuries forced his retirement, George was known for what he did off the court as well as what he did on the court. Once, when his team traveled to Atlanta, Raveling took his…

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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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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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King of the World

Just a whisper of your voice can tame the seas So who am I to try to take the lead Still I run ahead and think I’m strong enough When you’re the one who made me from the dust -Natalie Grant, “King of the World” We tend to believe we can be in control of…

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If Only One

“If only one comes to know you, Lord, it will have been worth it.” When was the last time you prayed, thought, or said that before you taught a class, shared a message, signed up to serve, or invited someone to dinner? Well, I don’t remember saying it back in May when planning to launch…

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