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Christmas Special Events & Services

Christmas Special Events & Services

It's the most wonderful time of the year! We are so excited to welcome you in as we celebrate the coming of our Lord and Savior this Christmas season. We hope you will join us for our Sunday Services as well as the special events that we have planned to help make this...

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Truly Becoming Disciples

Truly Becoming Disciples

We read in Psalm 1:1-2, “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.” Those who meditate on the...

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The Depth of Holy Week

The Depth of Holy Week

And now we find ourselves at the beginning of another Holy Week. There are many daily and weekly liturgical rhythms that allow us to remember the work of Christ, but at Holy Week we find new depth and meaning in the contemplation of the gospel. On Palm Sunday we...

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Spend Yourself

Spend Yourself

During this season of Lent you may have been participating in some of the church’s ancient rhythms and traditions by praying, fasting, or giving up something that you love. Others take something up, such as gratitude journaling or other beneficial spiritual practices....

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Whatever We Give, Jesus Blesses and Multiplies

Whatever We Give, Jesus Blesses and Multiplies

To paraphrase the author David Foster Wallace, there is no such thing as not worshipping; the only choice we get is what to worship, the classic obvious examples being power or money, although most of us worship ourselves most of the time. But, as Wallace says, a...

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Whatever We Give, Jesus Blesses and Multiplies

Jesus Came for the Rejected

According to Town & Country magazine, “Clive Christian’s No. 1 Imperial Majesty, which was named the World’s Most Expensive Perfume by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2006, was priced at $2,355 per ounce—a splurge that included delivery in a Bentley. A...

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The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter

The exact number vary, but experts agree that somewhere from 70 to 90 percent of all communication is nonverbal, things like facial expressions, gestures, eye contact, and posture. It seems that how we say something is a lot more impactful than what we say. When it...

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The Heart of the Matter

The True Joy of Christmas

Matthew chapter 2 tells us of the arrival of the wise men to worship the young toddler Jesus. We read in verse 10 that they “rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.” Or in other translations, they “rejoiced with exceedingly great joy,” were “overjoyed beyond measure,”...

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How Nehemiah Helps Point Us to God

How Nehemiah Helps Point Us to God

A quick google search on “Nehemiah leadership” turns up such gems as Ten Leadership Lessons from Nehemiah, The Four Cs of Nehemiah’s Leadership, 6 Leadership Qualities of Nehemiah, and 15 Biblical Leadership Principles from Nehemiah. Undoubtedly, one could glean...

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How Nehemiah Helps Point Us to God

Remember the Lord Who is Great and Awesome

Anna Karenina opens with the famous line: “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Tolstoy’s novel goes on to explore some of those unique unhappinesses in different families, showing how the universal human condition is to...

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