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Faith in a Future We Cannot Comprehend

January 13th, 2021 · No Comments · Uncategorized

When we think about faith we often think in terms of belief – things we believe even though we cannot see those things with our eyes. We are going out on faith in our beliefs. But faith runs far deeper than that. Faith isn’t just about believing things you cannot see in terms of intellectual […]

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Five Reasons Young People Are Quitting Church

January 6th, 2021 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

1 – They don’t have a voice. In every other area of their life they are used to having a platform and a voice. From Instagram to Tik Tok they can post things and get affirmation. Not so much in the church. Their voices are not typically valued on the same level as others and […]

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40 Days of Prayer To Start 2021

December 30th, 2020 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Download the PDF of this content here. We are starting our 40 days of prayer this Sunday – January 3rd but you are welcome to start it anytime you like! Prayer has been a core activity of the people of God since the beginning. Before we understand how to pray we need to know why […]

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What is the Most Difficult Verse in the Bible?

December 27th, 2020 · No Comments · Uncategorized

There are verses that you read that you just don’t know what to do with. It isn’t that the verse doesn’t make sense…it is that you know just how difficult a demand the verse places on your life. The answer to the question in the title will be different for each one of us. For […]

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Do You Get Anxious Over Big Decisions – This Is For You!

December 14th, 2020 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

We can put ourselves under tremendous amounts of pressure in life in trying to “stick the landing” in decision making. The pressure can make us sick…overwhelmed…even paralyzed. The logic goes like this – God already knows what is best. God knows the right decision and where each decision will take us. So if we are […]

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Spiritual Maturity and Emotional Maturity Are Connected

December 11th, 2020 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Emotional health and maturity and spiritual health and maturity are inextricably linked. It is difficult, if not impossible to be a spiritually healthy person if you are not an emotionally healthy/mature person. The emotionally mature are stable enough for spiritual formation to take place. They have a robust sense of who they are to be […]

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COVID Has Removed Major Barriers to the House Church Movement

December 8th, 2020 · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

When I would talk with people about the feasibility of house churches the response I would get is that they rarely get off the ground well. It can be hard to raise support for these movements. The resources are often kept very close to the traditional paradigm of the brick and mortar. There are a […]

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There is Glory in the Waiting – Why God Rarely Tells us the “When”

November 29th, 2020 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

As I was reflecting on the start of Advent and the anticipation of awaiting the coming Messiah it occurred to me that in both Jesus’ first coming and His second God gave the people the what (Messiah is coming) and the where (Bethlehem) but rarely the when. When the magi spoke with Herod that they […]

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Why I Left Legalism

November 23rd, 2020 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

The more I reflected on my spiritual journey the more I have realized that my legalism wasn’t rooted in the conservative nature of the churches I grew up in. I was more of a legalist than the preachers I grew up hearing. My legalism grew out of my own desire for assurance and certainty. This […]

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What if Knowledge Wasn’t Enough?

November 18th, 2020 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I love to study. Reading and retaining information is my sweet spot. I believe God wants us to be in His word. I believe He wants us to seek out the truth from what He has revealed to us. To what end? It cannot be truth for truth’s sake or knowledge for knowledge’s sake. Paul […]

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