Our Identity form the Book of 2nd Corinthians

The Values of Corinth: An individualistic mind set, focused on self-sufficiency; An obsession with upward mobility; they worshiped wealth; A competitive attitude concerning personal accomplishments and possessions; Immorality was the norm; their religions separated belief from behavior. Of all of Paul’s letters none is more personal y revealing of his heart than this on. 2nd […]

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How Can We Make Better Decisions?

What is the process you go through to make the decisions you make? What principles do you follow to make those decisions? Do you ever feel like the Apostle Paul as he shares in Romans 7:15-23? What I don’t understand about myself is that I decide one way, but then I act another, doing things […]

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I Believe, help my Unbelief

Extend your journey with Jesus as we explore the dynamics of “believing in Him.” We will join the story of a man who was desperate to believe that Jesus would provide a solution to a serious circumstance in his life. The results of this interaction changed his life profoundly. While our circumstances may well be different […]

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Our Identity from the Book of Romans

The book of Romans is a testament of faith in action. It tells us what we need to believe, and how to put our beliefs into action in the give-and-take of daily life. We could say the theme of Romans is, “everything we need to know about following Christ.” Romans is the longest of Paul’s […]

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Are You In The Zone?

There’s a popular phrase used mostly in sports and business. It’s called being in ‘the zone.’ The zone refers to that state when everything is clicking and you’re doing everything right; you can’t miss a shot, you anticipate the opposition, or you have a quick answer for every question. Anyone who has ever played sports […]

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Can You Verify Your Identity?

We all have expectations, whether it’s looking forward to church on Sunday, a new relationship or job, or even a new school year. Expectation is the act or state of looking forward to some occurrence; anticipation of a particular result based on our involvement. Have you thought of what our Lord’s expectations are of us? […]

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CONNECTING defined: To think of (something or someone) as being related to or involved with another person, thing, event, or idea; to have or establish a rapport; connecting with generations. As I reflect back over the past week and a half, I am amazed at how our church has been connecting. Though our midweek Collide […]

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The Declaration of Dependence

The day was Thursday, the 4th of July, the year was 1776. Fifty-six members of the Continental Congress signed a document that would declare independence from England. These men understood that their commitment to this Declaration of Independence could cost them everything they had. But they believed it would be worth it. For a number […]

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Celebrate Father’s Day with Us!

On July 19, 1910, the governor of the state of Washington proclaimed the nation’s first ‘Father’s Day.’ It wasn’t until 1972 though, that President Richard Nixon signed a proclamation making Father’s Day a federal holiday. It has taken longer for Father’s Day to catch on than Mother’s Day. One historian wrote, “Men scoffed at the […]

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Good News!

GOOD NEWS! This week has provided us with our two presumptive candidates for the presidency of our country. Over the summer, they will be seeking our support and calling us to follow them all the way to the White House. BETTER NEWS… there is Another who says, You didn’t choose me. I chose you; I […]

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