Maybe at the top of my Bucket List…

So what are we going to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us?But in all these things we win a sweeping victory through the one who loved us. I’m convinced that nothing can separate us from God’s love in Christ Jesus our Lord: not death or life, not angels or …

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a conversation about sharing faith in public

"As for us, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard.” Peter and John, Acts 4:20 This morning I'd like to share a few thoughts around a conversation we started yesterday in my Wednesday evening men's group. The subject is "sharing our faith." There is a lot to talk about here, and this …

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The simple heart of the gospel message

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines …

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There is a season (turn, turn, turn)

There’s a season for everything     and a time for every matter under the heavens:      a time for giving birth and a time for dying,     a time for planting and a time for uprooting what was planted,      a time for killing and a time for healing,     a time for tearing down and a time for building …

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“As you go, proclaim the good news”

 "As you go, proclaim the good news: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.'" - Matthew 10:7 This morning my discipleship class will be discussing Matthew 10. It's an interesting and provocative chapter, containing the instructions Jesus gives when he sends his followers out on their first mission. In a nutshell, Jesus tells his friends …

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Bonnie & Clyde: Advent Day-25

It came upon the midnight clear, That glorious song of old, From angels bending near the earth To touch their harps of gold! Peace on the earth, good will to men, From heaven's all gracious King! The world in solemn stillness lay To hear the angels sing. There are so many stories great about Christmas. …

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“You Are the Evidence!” – Jesus

"I, yes I, am God. I’m the only Savior there is. I spoke, I saved, I told you what existed long before these upstart gods appeared on the scene. And you know it, you’re my witnesses, you’re the evidence.” God’s Decree. I love the way The Message presents this portion of Isaiah 43:11-13. Yes, I …

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