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A Simple Faith

Simply Living by Faith Simplicity is something that has always attracted me. Maybe that’s because I either see it in Jesus’ life and ministry or because I read it into his story. Or maybe it’s because I often feel limited in what I am able to do, especially with time constraints in the modern world,

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The Kingdom of God

An After-Easter Poem Another Easter come and goneThe worship was beautiful, the sermon inspiring!After this difficult past yearIt was just what we needed–and when we needed it too But as the days continue to tick away,I wonder, “What’s next?”Not because I dislike what we do or when we do itBut because I hear the words

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An Illusion?

The Resurrection This past Sunday, Christians all over the world celebrated Easter Sunday–the resurrection of Jesus three days after he was crucified roughly 2,000 years ago. Think about that. The resurrection of a person from the dead. Jesus is not the only person to be reported to rise from the dead–in fact, Jesus is reported

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An Invocation

Not My Will, But Yours Be Done This week, the church around the world is taking the time to focus and remember the passion week of Jesus. We slow down to remember the events of this very important week because this is the most important week in all of human history. It is the week

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An Imitation

Follow Me as I Follow Christ There is a point in the first letter to the Corinthians where Paul invites the Corinthians to do as he does–to imitate him. In fact, Paul says this several times in the letter: 1 Corinthians 4:16 – “Therefore I urge you to imitate me.” 1 Corinthians 11:1 – “Follow

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An Immersion

What’s to Keep Me from Being Baptized? Last month, many at our church engaged in a 28-day challenge to read through the book of Matthew, one chapter at a time. We shared comments back and forth, and were encouraged and challenged by the Gospel story. As the month drew to a close, many in the

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