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Book Recommendation

We are in a context that will allow us to actively read a book on community in a way that we might not have again in our lifetime. … Read more

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Is My Sacrifice Living?

If you grew up in the church like me, there may have been a season of your life where you felt overwhelmed by pleas for sacrifice. I felt the need to sacrifice the length of my hair, the shine of my… Read more

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The Heavens Proclaim the Glory of God

The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship. … Read more

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The Day of Judgment

This coming weekend we will continue our study through “History’s Final Headlines” by looking at the Day of Judgment. The book of Revelation describes the unfolding of God’s… Read more

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A Very Public Identification

This weekend we are privileged to celebrate one of the sacred ceremonies given to the church. But this is not to say that the church invented baptism. Baptism was practiced before the founding of the… Read more

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Deepen the Connection

The members of the council were amazed when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, for they could see that they were ordinary men with no special training in the Scriptures. They also recognized… Read more

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Does It Matter?

I was thinking not long ago about the fact that I’ve never had a conversation with my pancreas. And I was thinking that you probably haven’t either. And I was wondering if you were like… Read more

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Tested

I never really “tested” well. You know...going to class, studying for written exams, and then actually taking those exams were never really in the upper quadrant of my strengths profile.… Read more

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Blessed Are the Merciful

One of the real perks for me being able to participate in each weekend service is the number of new people I meet each week. I’m always blessed when they talk about how welcomed they feel here.… Read more

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The Blessed Hope of a Believer in Jesus

Keeping the most important doctrines of the church front and center is essential. No one would argue that point. It is therefore humorous and frustrating when people end up arguing over things that… Read more

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Prophecy and Practicality

Because prophecy is an integral part of scriptural revelation from Genesis to Revelation, a neglect of this important theme leaves one with an incomplete theology as well as an incomplete philosophy… Read more

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Will this be THE Year?

Our message series leading up to Christmas has been titled “Light and Life.” Jesus is the Light of the world, and He came to bring us life. This season of Advent is a time of expectant… Read more

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What Were You Hoping For?

It can be highly stressful for a parent to watch their kids unwrap gifts at Christmas. How will the child react when he finally sees the present that their great aunt has hidden beneath the three… Read more

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The Final Words

Do you ever think about the last words in the Bible? The last words in our New Testament are spoken by Jesus and the Apostle John. Found in Revelation 22:20-21, they frame for us what should be part… Read more

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Light and Life

Light and Life. It is not only the theme of our upcoming Christmas services but also a fitting description of the Advent season. What is Advent? It can be generally defined as “the arrival of a… Read more