At the start of 2017 we find ourselves in a new season of life. Our young church family has experienced significant change in just nine months of existence. By God’s grace, we are growing as his gospel takes deeper and deeper root in our community. As we press into a new season, leaving our infancy […]

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Christians are completely dependent on Christ for the strength required to be and do all that we are called to be and do as followers of Jesus. The Christian life does not require great personal strength. It does however require that one is willing to acknowledge great personal weakness, and a turning to Christ in […]

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Christians, of all people, should be killing it on resolutions aimed at bringing the gospel to bear on our relationships. Let us resolve to keep our eyes on Christ in this new year. He is our King, example, strength, rescuer. Resolutions are good. They should be made. But, studies suggest that only 8% of us will […]

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John 1:1-18 – No Safe Spaces for Sent People

As we gather to worship for the first time in a new building, we’ll work to establish a few guiding principles: God is a pursuing & sending God. He sent for and pursued us. In turn we are sent.  There are No safe spaces for sent people: Jesus sends his people – to live on […]

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Psalm 9 – I will Still Give Thanks

“Receive every inward and outward trouble, every disappointment, every darkness and desolation with both your hands, as a blessed occasion of dying to self, and entering into a fuller fellowship with your Savior. Look at no inward or outward trouble in any other way; reject every other thought about it; and then every kind of […]

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For the follower of Jesus, thanksgiving shouldn’t just be a holiday that rolls around once a year – thanksgiving should be a way of life. What does the Psalm writer mean that it is good to give thanks to the Lord? How do we cultivate gratitude in our lives? Psalm 92 helps us answer these […]

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In this portion of the letter, Paul guides his readers to continue exploring what it means to walk in love, Paul has just explained that as God’s children we are commanded to imitate him, namely by walking in love, and immediately moves to show us how walking in love changes & shapes every area of our […]

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