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Best Voting Advice Ever


Posted By on Feb 20, 2016 | 0 comments

As a church, we believe every follower of Jesus Christ should faithfully engage in the privilege and responsibility of voting. It is an expression of good stewardship, and we encourage everyone to vote on issues or for candidates based on personal conviction out of their relationship with God.   But amidst the campaigning and political rhetoric, we can struggle with how to navigate the complexity of an election season. So I...

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Make Us Adequate [Part II]


Posted By on Oct 17, 2014 | 0 comments

[Continued from Part I. Click here to read.]   When the last lifeboats were launched from the Dorchester, the chaplains prayed with the soldiers who couldn’t escape the sinking ship.   27 minutes after the torpedo struck the Dorchester, it disappeared below the waves with 672 men still aboard.  The last anyone saw of the chaplains, they were standing on the deck, arms linked and praying together.   One survivor...

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Make Us Adequate [Part I]


Posted By on Oct 13, 2014 | 4 comments

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”  Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.  – 2 Corinthians 12:9   What do you think of when you hear the word…adequate?   We often think of things like the minimum necessary, half-baked, second-rate, C-/D+ work, etc.  It’s a common perspective...

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“If through a broken heart God can bring his purposes to pass in the world, then thank Him for breaking your heart.” – Oswald Chambers   In a previous post, I made the statement: Brokenness is essential for godly leadership.   Whether that is your experience or not, I guarantee it is true.   The comprehensive journey of a Christ-follower always involves some level of breaking. It entails some level of...

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Sermon Series: Live SENT

Sermon Series: Live SENT


Posted By on Aug 14, 2014 | 1 comment

This weekend, we’ll kick off a two-week series called, Live SENT.  In it we’ll explore the implications of being a SENT people and the realities of serving a God who gives us a global mission. Here’s a bit of a sneak peek:   There are a lot of meaningful things we can do in this life, but none of them begin to compare to the privilege of joining a Holy God in the work that He is already doing in our workplaces,...

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Unquestionably, one of my favorite moments in the Bible is found in 1 Samuel 14.   Let me describe the situation.   King Saul was camped under a pomegranate tree with 600 men while a garrison of the Philistine army secured a nearby pass.  It was a tense moment; but unexpectedly, Saul’s son, Jonathan, turned to his young armor bearer and said, ““Come, let’s go over to the outpost of those uncircumcised men. Perhaps the Lord...

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