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Seven Advent Resources for You & Yours!

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Tis' The Season! Are you feeling festive? Are you enjoying the lights, smells, and sounds of the Christmas season all around you? ...Or maybe, like so many, you're feeling the Christmas blues because this is your first advent season after losing a loved one...getting that medical news you never thought you'd get...being laid off from job...or watching someone close to yo...

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Be A Man... And Sing!

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Biblical manhood is not an antiquated ideal that has outlived its usefulness in theemergent post-Christian America. Rather, it is a timeless responsibility designed by God to permeate every aspect of our lives. At its core, biblical manhood boldly and joyfully embraces the God-given instruction that men are to be leaders, protectors, and providers (Eph. 5, 1 Cor. 11, 1 Pet...

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How To Prepare For Sunday Worship 11.12.17

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Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together! Psalm 34:3 ________________________ Worship in Song Christ Is Risen Medley Hosanna His Mercy Is More Staying Connected Announcements Worship in Offering Victory In Jesus Worship in the Word A Church... Has Pastors ~ 1 Timothy 5:17-2...

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Thoughts on Thankfulness

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Tis the season to be grateful! And there's even a day to be thankful. So maybe a brief look at a thank-filled Psalm will quicken the pulse of your response to the Lord. Psalm 107 was written after the exiled began to return to their homeland, which explains the opening salvo of geographic praise. Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures f...

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Reformation Heroes, Polka, & Rock Music!

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A few resources to help you be grateful for the recovery of the gospel through the protestant reformation!...

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Serving In Children's Ministry

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Serving children is not reserved for the elite or those with plenty of free time. One doesn't need the gift of teaching to read to 6-year- olds, tie a loose shoe, or lovingly play a game with toddlers. ...

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Hope

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Endless rain seems to punctuate the headline for this day called dreary. In writing a blog from this vantage point, one word catapulted from my thoughts: hope. Maybe you are in a season of gloom highlighted by dreariness. Maybe this word needs to be catapulted into your soul.One of the ongoing futile expeditions of many in their search for hope is looking in the wrong dire...

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Sing For Joy

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Why do we sing? The Bible is overflowing with reasons why Christians lift their voices insong. One of those reasons is for joy. We sing for joy in two different ways. The word"for"can mean "as evidence of" or "because of". We sing because of joy. We sing asevidence of our joy. Scripture gives us example after example of this (Exodus 15:1,Psalms 98:1, Psalms 92:4). The Lor...

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How to Prepare for Sunday Worship - 10.8.2017

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Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together! -Psalm 34:3 ________________________ Worship in Song Hossana (Praise Is Rising) Crowns Lord I Need You Staying Connected Announcements Worship in Offering Even If Worship in the Word A Church Is...Led ~ 1 Timothy 3:1-7 ~ Wors...

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A Church Is...

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What makes a church, a church? How can it be defined? Many people compose an answer from their memories and experiences of churches from their past. Or they are distilled from the snippets of stories collected over a lifetime. Since the church is God's idea, the best source for understanding is the Bible. This fall, our sermon series is from the letter that Paul wrote ...

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