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Faith Doesn’t Always Mean a Better Life (Now)

This post is part of a devotional series based on our 2019 Bible Reading Calendar. Others experienced mockings and scourgings, as well as bonds and imprisonment. They were stoned, they were sawed in two, they died by the sword, they wandered about in sheepskins, in goatskins, destitute, afflicted, and mistreated. The world was not worthy… Continue reading Faith Doesn’t Always Mean a Better Life (Now)

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Praying the Bible ~ Psalm 149:4

Praying through verses or passages of the Bible is a great way to help you pray according to the will and desires of God. Below is a passage of Scripture and a sample prayer. I would encourage you to pray that prayer, or, even better, read the passage and pray as God leads you. Text:… Continue reading Praying the Bible ~ Psalm 149:4

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Praying the Bible ~ Luke 12:31, 34

Praying through verses or passages of the Bible is a great way to help you pray according to the will and desires of God. Below is a passage of Scripture and a sample prayer. I would encourage you to pray that prayer, or, even better, read the passage and pray as God leads you. Text:… Continue reading Praying the Bible ~ Luke 12:31, 34

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Praying the Bible ~ 1 Thessalonians 1:3

Praying through verses or passages of the Bible is a great way to help you pray according to the will and desires of God. Below is a passage of Scripture and a sample prayer. I would encourage you to pray that prayer, or, even better, read the passage and pray as God leads you. Text:… Continue reading Praying the Bible ~ 1 Thessalonians 1:3

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From Bitterness to Hope

This post is part of a devotional series based on our 2019 Bible Reading Calendar. The Book of Ruth tells a story of hope during a dark period in Israel's history. We know Ruth took place "during the time of the judges" (1:1), which in itself had plenty of ups and downs. Specifically, Ruth occurred… Continue reading From Bitterness to Hope

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Sunday 10.07.18 (the greatest light)

This morning we start a new sermon series looking at the topic of finding hope in the midst of the darkness of depression and anxiety. We'll take a look at Genesis 3 and John 1 and see how sin has broken the world but Jesus provides the solution as the Greatest Light. Then following morning… Continue reading Sunday 10.07.18 (the greatest light)

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Upcoming Sermon Series

In a recent church survey, we asked if there were any particular sermon topics people would be interested in hearing. We received back quite a few topics that Pastor Mike is planning to use to finish out 2018 once we wrap up our journey through Exodus at the end of this month. Unfortunately, there's not… Continue reading Upcoming Sermon Series

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Good Reads 01.25.18 (on: purpose, the Holy Spirit, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On hope, fear, and the future: Most of Life Is Waiting by Jani Ortlund Hold your fears loosely. Bring them to God and offer them to him with open hands, asking him to replace your fears with hope. Let… Continue reading Good Reads 01.25.18 (on: purpose, the Holy Spirit, and more!)

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Good Reads 12.14.17 (on: parenting, angels, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On parenting and Christmas: A Christmas Prayer for My Children by Tim Counts As I picked up my 2-year-old son out of his crib this morning, hearing him chatter in toddler-talk about the mini Christmas tree in his room,… Continue reading Good Reads 12.14.17 (on: parenting, angels, and more!)

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Sunday 12.10.17 (expectant hope)

This morning, we'll take a look at 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 and consider how we are to live with expectant hope in light of the return of Jesus. Morning service will be followed by our Widows/Widowers Christmas Dinner, hosted by the Deacons; and then this evening at 6pm we will have our Children's Christmas Program. We… Continue reading Sunday 12.10.17 (expectant hope)