Redemption Rehearsal

I think when most people read this passage they hope to see themselves as the assertive Martha who is bold in her faith. Maybe they see themselves as Mary who seems to enjoy a quieter more intimate relationship with Christ. But I think we are all more like Lazarus. We are in the tomb and […]

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Courage to Become

The story of the woman at the well is the story of overcoming. While we don’t really know how she got to the place of being a nobody, we do know that she overcame some stiff obstacles and developed the courage to become. She is an example we can follow. Known as a nobody Newcomer […]

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Beginning Again

Abram Who he is Where he goes What’s his purpose How it affects us Nicodemus How he appears Who he is Where he misunderstands What that means for us

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A Place to Begin

The Case of Curiosity Enticement Disobedience Estrangement The Quandary with Questions Denying consequences Intriguing possibilities The Ruse of Rebellion Selfishness Vulnerability Control Trumping Temptation Name them Understand them Forgiveness from them

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Called to Serve

The scripture says we are servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. As stewards we are to be trustworthy, but what does that mean? For us it means we Serve Christ and share the Gospel Serve from faithfulness to God Serve together for God

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Going Against the Grain

There is an interesting parallel between the laws of the Old Testament and what Jesus says, and some of the cultural differences with which we were raised and how we should act as Christians (based on Jesus’ teaching). In both cases we are encouraged to go against the grain of what we have been taught […]

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The Importance of AA

There is an ages old argument about what is most important, faith or works. Good Christian people argue over what is most important, what one knows or how one acts. The truth is, IF we are going to make a difference we need to understand the importance of actions and attitudes. The Nature of Solid […]

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