THE WISDOM OF THE JOURNEY

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THE WISDOM OF THE JOURNEY

This past Sunday we held our Christmas musical, He is Worthy. We worshiped Jesus because he is worthy of wonder, celebration, awe, adoration, and ultimately, everything. On Christmas Eve we will have two special worship services. First will be our Family Christmas Eve Service at 4:00PM, where we will hear testimonies of how families with […]

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THE ORDINATION OF CLAY MASON

Please join us for the ordination service of Clay Mason on Sunday, December 22, at 6:00PM. For the last three years, Clay has served as our Interim Minister to College Students, and he also helps lead our Internationals and Senior Adult ministries. Clay has not only faithfully served in these areas, but feels called to […]

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IN EVERYTHING GIVE THANKS

Thanksgiving is the time of the year when we are supposed to give thanks for all of the things we have. This can be easier or harder depending on our circumstances. For some of us, everything is going great and working out as we want it to. We feel in step with God and life […]

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PRAISE GOD HE NEVER CHANGES

In Malachi 3:6 God declares that he does not change. This is a wonderful, vital truth. If God could change, he would have to change either for the better or the worse. But if God changed for the better, then he was not as good as he could be when we first trusted him. And […]

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PASTORAL STAFF UPDATE AND APPRECIATION

Our new Associate Pastor of Missions and Pastoral Care, Terry Delaney, began serving with us this week (his first Sunday will be this Sunday), so I wanted to use this space to share an update about the make-up of our pastoral staff. Terry’s role is to serve our church by leading, coordinating, overseeing, and continuing […]

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REMEMBERING WHO WE ARE IN CHRIST

Our minds are funny things, especially our memories. Sometimes we remember things we would rather forget, but more often we forget things we wish we would remember. Our brains filter so much information during a day that sometimes we just lose things when we wish we wouldn’t. Most of the time our lapses in memory […]

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WORTH THE READ — THE TREASURE PRINCIPLE

Jesus tells us that the kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field (Matt 13:44). It seems a wealthy man buried a fortune on his land and died before he could retrieve it. No one knows it is there until a traveler finds it, marks the spot, and races home. In his […]

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ALL OUR GUILTY STAINS

Many a Bible reading plan has been derailed by Leviticus. You resolve to read through the Bible in a year, you get your Bible reading plan, you’re excited to get started, and you breeze through Genesis and the first half of Exodus. Then you hit chapter 21 and start reading all of the specific laws […]

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HOPE IN THE CROSS

Over the last few weeks, our news has been dominated by shootings and storms: El Paso, Dayton, Odessa, Hurricane Dorian. We know we live in a world where we can be killed going to Wal-Mart, to school, or church. We know we live in a world where you can be targeted because you’re black or […]

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SATISFIED

God created us to have needs. As human beings, we all have a number of basic needs: food, water, air, shelter, sleep, and companionship among them. Our ultimate need, however, is God. In his great wisdom, God designed us so that each one of our basic needs as people points to our need for him. […]

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