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Read for the Benefit of Others

Christians are called to read. That may sound bold, and even alienating to those who do not enjoy reading, but it is a true statement. Think about it: Christianity has always been defined as a religion centered on reading words. Christianity was birthed from the story found in the words of the Old Testament. The revelation of God to Israel was written down in words. In J...

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Summer Sunday Mornings, revisited

A few ideas for ways to use your Sunday mornings to feed on God's Word this summer, even without Sunday School!...

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Summer Sunday School

As summer is quickly approaching, we want to take time and praise God for another great year of Sunday School teaching. We are blessed with great teachers at every level of Sunday School. We are all growing, from toddlers to adults, as we learn how to apply God's Word to our lives. To that end, the Session and the Christian Discipleship Committee want to challenge you to ...

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A Model for Family Worship

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of Family Worship. If you never have tried Family Worship or you are looking for a new model, let me suggest one example: Read, Sing, Pray. Keep in mind, this is not the only way to do Family Worship. So if you have a pattern that works for you, keep it! Our practice takes only 10-15 minutesmuch more and our family would probably spo...

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Prioritize Family Worship

Let's just admit something. There are two responses when someone sees the words, "Family Worship." The Traumatic Response Some of you hear the phrase and begin to shudder, having traumatic flashbacks of trying to do devotions with your children in the midst of tears, fighting, or squirrely kids. In fact, there is probably a counseling center somewhere devoted simply to t...

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Parenting in a Sexualized Culture Webinar

This is a great opportunity to learn about the issue of sexuality in our culture and how to be an effective parent or grandparent with our kids. You can register for the webinar through the attached flyer....

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The 40 Day Prayer Covenant

For the greater part of my life, I have struggled to cultivate a disciplined private prayer life. One of the reasons I am a genuine cheerleader for the Prayer Covenant is it has been the tool that God has most used to genuinely improve my commitment to personal and intercessory prayer in recent years....

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What's New

Do you need a little wisdom in your life? Or how about some encouragement for sharing the gospel with your neighbors?...

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Help Wanted

We live in a time and a culture in which asking for help is perceived as weakness. And our busy-ness often causes us to offer our help in very non-specific ways. How can we become a Body who finds joy in serving one another in caring, creative ways?...

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Tea and a good book

This is really a book report on two books: Awe, by Paul David Tripp and The Afternoon of Life, by Elyse Fitzpatrick. Winter is a great time to read more. These two books just might change your perspective on life....

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