3 Questions About You and the Kingdom of God

Matthew 16:13-19 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” 16 Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the

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Setbacks can get you to the goal

Everyday we live with certain kinds of setbacks.  As God creates the journey for us we often feel like its two steps back and one more step back.  Progress is slow and not often enough. This week we will explore how God, the master designer of our journey, uses setbacks to get us to the

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TABLETALK Devotions and Baptism

I’m thankful for the TABLETALK devotional magazine. The articles and daily reflections are filled with solid instruction in God’s Word and not the cotton candy drivel of most devotionals that at best give you little substance of spiritual value and mostly the air of humanism.  Every morning I read the TABLETALK devo and I listen

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Then came cancer – and I was terrified!

‘Then Came Cancer … I was terrified.’  Life was about to get very difficult for Connie Dever. Her soul echoed her body’s turbulence. Everything felt so desperately out of control. ‘Fears seized me and sometimes evil felt palpably close. At times I couldn’t even open my Bible – only hold it. I was at the

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So, you are thinking about becoming a church member…

How wonderful! It is certainly a very important decision—one of the most important you will ever make in your life. At first, it may seem to be a very simple choice—as they say, a “no brainer”—for there is no organization more important and no cause more noble than the church of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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The Hardest Peace

Hebrews 8:12 For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.

7 Things I Learned at Camp with my Church

Conversations are better than email or social media.  Yes, you and I both see the irony in beginning this post this way, but it is true!  There is nothing like sitting around the campfire and running out of things to talk about that gets you down to the real stuff of life, laughter and love.

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Women in the church book review

A Review | Women in the Church: An Interpretation and Application of 1 Timothy 2:9-15March 1, 2016 Scott CorbinShare:9 A Review of Andreas Köstenberger and Thomas R. Schreiner, eds. Women in the Church: An Interpretation and Application of 1 Timothy 2:9-15 Third Edition Wheaton: Crossway, 2016. 432pp. $18.99. On the writing of books on gender there

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Family Worship

More than anything in the world, Rick prized time with his children. His work sometimes took him away for extended periods of time, but he always managed to create ways to bridge the gap created by the time and distance. In fact, on one momentous trip, Rick created a videotape with 17 daily devotions on

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The Hardest Peace – Kara Tippets

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