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Good Reads 02.08.17 (on: God in the mundane, community, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On embracing God in the mundane aspects of life: To Be a Diaper Changer by Nick Batzig A friend once told me the story of a Christian garbage man whose hands were worn from his work. Someone once asked… Continue reading Good Reads 02.08.17 (on: God in the mundane, community, and more!)

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Sunday 01.22.17 (the church and her membership)

This Sunday we'll continue our journey through Titus with a look at 2:1-10, The Church and Her Membership--what does it mean to belong to the community of faith? Then we'll return to our Attributes of God study in the evening. We hope to see you there! Schedule @945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all… Continue reading Sunday 01.22.17 (the church and her membership)

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Good Reads 01.18.17 (on: the cost of following Jesus, parenting, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On community and the cost of following Jesus: Church, This is a Call for Familial Friendship by Christine Hoover We certainly can't lay out the benefits without the costs for the unconverted, but perhaps even more so we must… Continue reading Good Reads 01.18.17 (on: the cost of following Jesus, parenting, and more!)

Daily Proverb, devotionals, Uncategorized

We Need Others (a daily proverb)

This devotional series examines a verse or two from a chapter of Proverbs each day of January 2017. Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment. ~Proverbs 18:1 There are some times in life where we need to get alone. We need to spend time just between ourselves and… Continue reading We Need Others (a daily proverb)

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Good Reads 01.11.17 (on: resolutions, social media, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On resolutions: One Thing Worth Everything by Jon Bloom And since we are so finite, we are forced to choose only a few serious pursuits. That means a resolution is costly, because it demands a portion of our most… Continue reading Good Reads 01.11.17 (on: resolutions, social media, and more!)

Daily Proverb, devotionals, Uncategorized

The Joy of the City (a daily proverb)

This devotional series examines a verse or two from a chapter of Proverbs each day of January 2017. When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, and when the wicked perish there are shouts of gladness. By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked… Continue reading The Joy of the City (a daily proverb)

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Good Reads 04.27.16 (on: faith during uncertainty, Harriet Tubman, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On facing uncertainties and difficulties with faith: No Matter What Happens by Emily Jensen Although I have deep concern for the hearts and lives of those around me, ultimately, there is comfort in knowing that external circumstances won’t impact… Continue reading Good Reads 04.27.16 (on: faith during uncertainty, Harriet Tubman, and more!)

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Good Reads 07.30.15 (on parenting, being a church member, joy, and more!)

Here is a collection of links to good reads found across the internet this past week. Be sure to check them out: On church membership: Why Join a Church? by David Mathis In our flighty and noncommittal age, neither non-Christians nor Christians are naturally inclined to find a place to put down roots and make… Continue reading Good Reads 07.30.15 (on parenting, being a church member, joy, and more!)

resources, The Journey

Introducing “The Journey” (a little book to help you grow spiritually)

The Christian life is a journey. When calling people to himself, Jesus often used the words, "Follow me." To follow implies movement--you're travelling a path and going somewhere. That somewhere is an adventure in knowing God more and becoming more like Jesus. It is learning how to love God supremely and love others deeply no… Continue reading Introducing “The Journey” (a little book to help you grow spiritually)

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Obey King Jesus, Honor Everyone (a pastor’s thoughts on the same-sex marriage ruling)

This morning news broke that is not surprising when given the direction our culture in the United States combined with previous Supreme Court rulings: same-sex marriage is now a right that must be legally recognized in every state. Here are some opening truths for us to remember: Jesus is still King, God is not surprised… Continue reading Obey King Jesus, Honor Everyone (a pastor’s thoughts on the same-sex marriage ruling)