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Family Life

Be Present

As Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, I’ve been reminded of the importance of being present to those around. Available. Listening. Being slow to respond.

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Jesus

Who is Jesus?

Isaiah 9:1-7 “But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. The […]

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Jesus

The Deeper Meaning of Advent Can’t Be Ignored

As Christians, we remind ourselves that “God is still on his throne.” But as the world brims with heartbreak, it’s easy to wonder, “Has God has taken a hiatus? Is God really in control?”

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Culture

When Did We Become So Mean?

Seems like everytime I turn around, someone is more than just disgruntled. They are angry and often downright mean. There seems to be more angry and mean people today than ever before. What happened? When did we become generally such a meaner society?

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Biblical Studies

What does it mean that God is the God of all comfort?

Keep your eyes on Him. He will deliver you….and when He does, you will be able to help someone else along.

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Christian Thought

They Were “Spiritual”…But Not Christlike

Anyone who says the Christian life is unadventurous hasn’t hung out much with the Apostle Paul.

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Faith Spiritual Growth

Are You Ready For Jesus To Come?

If you believe you will meet Jesus one day, you likely also believe that you are ready for that occasion. But on what is that confidence based?

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God

When You Think of the Word Home, Does Jesus Come to Mind?

There’s no place like home.” The phrase reflects a deeply rooted yearning within us to have a place to rest, be, and belong. However, belongs to those who understand that earth is but a rehearsal for heaven.

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Outreach

Sharing Jesus With the World

Jesus wants us to remember that “the fields are ripe for harvest.” We have an opportunity like never before to introduce the gospel to the nations that God is bringing to our doors.

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Biblical Studies

A Faithful Guarantee

What  would it look like for us to be zealous for someone else’s joy? What if we were more concerned about others than ourselves?