One-Third Christians

Sunday, September 15, 2013 I fear that a lot of us are one-third Christians. By that I mean that we only use a third of the Bible. The New Testament is familiar territory, but we don’t quite know what to do with most of the Old Testament. That’s where the

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Switching Bible Translations

Sunday, August 25, 2013 As we begin our study of Hebrews, I plan to start using the English Standard Version in our worship services. Many people are confused about why there are so many different Bible translations. Each translation reflects the attempt of one group of scholars at a particular

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New Series for Fall 2013

We all have a mystical side. We want to experience something deep, spiritual, even supernatural. Some seek it in nature or the occult, while others look to traditional religions. But the opening chapters of the New Testament letter to the Hebrews point us to something better than mystical experience. On

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New Series for Fall 2013

We all have a mystical side. We want to experience something deep, spiritual, even supernatural. Some seek it in nature or the occult, while others look to traditional religions. But the opening chapters of the New Testament letter to the Hebrews point us to something better than mystical experience. On

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Check Your Baggage

Sunday, August 18, 2013 Check it or carry it on? Many airlines now charge for checking bags, so a lot of people carry them onboard—banging down the center aisle, knocking into people as they heft them up into the overhead bin, or cramming them into the already cramped confines of

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Numbering Our Days

Sunday, August 11, 2013 I cannot begin to express how encouraging it has been to receive cards and notes from so many of you in response to the sudden loss of my mom two weeks ago. Thank you for being God’s emissaries of love and support for me and my

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You are a Theologian

Sunday, July 28, 2013 You are a theologian. Even if you’re not a pastor or professor. Even if you’ve never attended seminary or Bible college. Even if you’ve never had any connection whatsoever with any religious group. You are a theologian because you have an opinion about what God is

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New Series for July and August 2013

It’s the ultimate question. What is God like? Though we cannot see Him, we know He’s there. But to certain unique people in history He revealed the unfathomable greatness of His character. Many of those individuals responded by composing the songs now recorded for us in the Old Testament Psalms.

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Sermon Video Now Online

With the start of  our “Life of Jesus” series in January 2013, we will be posting video recordings of our Sunday sermons online so that you can keep up with the series on days when you cannot join us and can easily share  with friends. The videos can be viewed

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New Series on Proverbs for Spring 2013

Our lives are shaped step by step, one decision after another. In the biblical book of Proverbs, God has given us the practical guidance we need to make the best decisions to walk the path of wisdom throughout our lives. Each Sunday this April and May in our Sunday Worship

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