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We Are The Church

Justin Beiber was asked some questions about his faith and being a part of a church. “A lot of people who are religious, I think they get lost. They go to church just to go to church. I’m not trying to disrespect them…but for me, I focus more on praying and talking to Him. I don’t have…

LIFE Redefined – Lessons from the Sermon on the Mount

Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount contains some of the most widely known passages of his teaching ministry yet they are probably the least obeyed. It is his clearest description of the nature of the Kingdom he came to inaugurate, yet it establishes a standard beyond our experience and even our ability. Jesus’ sermon is filled with contrasts…

Discerning the Call of God – Part 1

What is God’s call on my life? Most Christians have wrestled with that question and some of us multiple times. Many get frustrated and simply give up thinking it is not possible to know the mind of God. A few turn it into a mystical quest and others think they can verbally strong-arm God making him reveal it by saying…

Fight – Winning the Battles that Matter

Pastor and bestselling author Craig Groeschel explores the life of Samson, helping you uncover who you really are—a man created with a warrior’s heart in the image of God—and how to stand up and fight for what’s right. Find the strength to fight the battles you know you need to fight—the ones that determine the…

fork in the road

Road Trip Anyone?

I’ve come to another of those forks in the road of life. BUT (whining) it’s only been a few years since we left a secure position, dear friends, and church family to follow the road to seminary. We would have been happy to travel with those folks the rest of our days but someone beckoned…