Article 3.25.15

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On the last Sunday of His life, Jesus was welcomed into Jerusalem by the crowd’s cry of “Hosanna” and proclaimed to be the “Son of David.” Little did the multitude realize that the Messiah had entered the holy city with the primary purpose of laying down His life as...

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Article 3.18.15

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Work seems to consume our lives. Many of us spend most of our days in an occupational setting trying to provide for our families. While it is necessary to support ourselves through personal industry, we should find a greater purpose in our work. As Dorothy Sayers suggests, we need to recapture a...

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Article 3.11.15

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In Acts 13:1-4, the church at Antioch launched out into one of the greatest missionary enterprises of the first century. Although relatively young itself, the church focused on developing/discipling its lay leadership and sending them out intentionally. Antioch’s purpose statement might...

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Article 3.1.15

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Around three thousand years ago, the writer of Proverbs issued a significant maxim for every nation: “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people” (14:34 NKJV). The simple truth is that a country that esteems virtue and integrity is a nation that finds...

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Article 2.25.15

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Hands-On Missions. This has been our focus over the past few weeks as we gathered together in Sunday School and Sunday morning worship to discern how God has called us to minister practically to those with whom we come in contact. And how I have seen you continue to respond to the Lord’s...

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Article 2.18.15

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The devoted Quaker, Thomas Kelly, once said, “People nowadays take time far more seriously than eternity.” How true! Too often, I find myself more concerned about my responsibilities and time restraints than I do about the actual eternal significance of my life. And I am the...

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Article 2.11.15

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What a tremendous day we had this past Sunday as we recognized those couples in our church who have been married for at least fifty years! I was overwhelmed to see them stand in front of our congregation as a testimony of the Lord’s grace and faithfulness. In total, we have about...

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Article 2.4.15

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One of my favorite things about my job involves working with an incredible team of ministers and staff. Consistently, I see them demonstrate the passion and determination necessary to advance God’s kingdom, and perhaps even more importantly, I observe their obedient devotion to the Lord in...

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Article 1.28.15

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This weekend, much attention will be focused on Phoenix as the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots clash in arguably the biggest event in sports, the Super Bowl. Of course, the game is already shrouded in controversy as Deflate-gate dominates the news coverage, heightening speculation...

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Article 1.21.15

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Hands-On Missions: practical, biblical ministry to our community, nation, and world. For me, Hands-On Missions allows us to demonstrate the love of Christ while proclaiming the good news of His salvation. We actively engage in His work by finding relevant ways to minister to those with whom we...

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