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I’ll keep this simple. This Sunday I will be preaching on the most incredible message of all: The Reconciliation of Everything. To get you ready, please drink in these words from a man from bygone years who was deeply committed to God’s message: Charles H. Spurgeon, the “Prince ...

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Vacation Thoughts

There are some expressions in the modern, American version of the English language that have been mulling around in my mind. They have to do with the most basic, yet vital of human functions: breathing. When breathing in, air journeys into the mouth and nostrils, travels...

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Ditch the Garage

Not so long ago a friend of mine talked about his recent move to the central corridor in Phoenix. He told me about one of the distinguishing features of the surrounding homes from the 1940s –1960s: there are no garages. At first it was different for him and seemed like a ...

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We > Me

A song that has recently become popular in our society says, “Oh, it's just me, myself and I Solo ride until I die. ’Cause I got me for life (Got me for life, yeah) Oh I don't need a hand to hold Even when the night is cold I got that fire in my soul” Though it is a catchy song, it is very ...

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How to Overcome Entropy

We have marched our way into March and the “fresh-out-of-the-box” feeling is beginning to wear off of 2017. In every facet of our world nothing new ever stays new. Entropy is not our greatest enemy, but it is one of life’s heaviest...

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What Causes Wars Among You

Last week we kicked off our We > Me series and discussed the power of Christian Fellowship. We saw in the book of Acts how the first church consistently devoted themselves to the apostles’ doctrine, fellowship, breaking of...

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We'd Like to Hear from You

Our pastors would like to hear from everyone who has a testimony to share about what God has done in your life, or through you during the season of Fast, Pray, Share we just concluded. I let go of a few things in my life during this ...

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The Plans, Purpose and Promises of God

My message this Sunday is called, “The Plans, Purpose and Promises of God” from Jeremiah 29:11-12, Romans 8:28-30, and Hebrews 10:35-39. I'll use these scriptures to illustrate simple and important points in this message. We don't destroy God's plan and...

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Understanding Our Spheres of Influence and Responsibility

Our hearts ache in the aftermath of the shootings in San Bernardino. It is hard to imagine the grief of the families who have lost their loved ones in this tragedy. Let's pray for those families. Let's pray for ...

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Growing into the Fullness of Christ

My message this Sunday is called “Growing into the Fullness of Christ” from Ephesians 4:11-16. In this passage the Apostle Paul teaches believers how to grow in spiritual maturity. We need to receive ministry from those gifted to be apostles, prophets, ...

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