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A Nation of Seekers

It seems like EVERYONE is searching for something (or someone) in this day and time. Maybe it’s always been that way. We are a nation of seekers…groping in the darkness…lost, it seems, more often than not. But Jesus is a … Continue reading

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Sacrifice is Messy

We like our worship neat and tidy…sanctuary clean.  But from the beginning, when God gave instructions about worship it involved messiness. was messy.  So, when John calls out:  “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the … Continue reading

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Voices!

You’ve heard the Voice before. Remember? It was during a Sermon or maybe a motivational seminar. It could have even simply been a sharing moment with a friend. That Voice that speaks directly to “you”. At that moment your life … Continue reading

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Questions for Mary

Questions for Mary Christmas Eve Services: 4pm no communion. 8pm communion and candlelight service This is pretty much the same Scripture we had last year…I couldn’t let go and NOW..I’ve got some more questions for Mary! Luke 1:26-56

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The Wonder of Christmas Series: The Wonder of a Manger

Luke 1.1-16 The Wonder of Christmas Series: The Wonder of a Manger Advent 3 God stripped off heavenly glory and power and became one of us. God became human, took on the human condition, and embodied Love for us. Jesus … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Christmas Series: The Wonder of a Name

Luke 1:26-33 Matthew 1.18-25 The Wonder of Christmas Series: The Wonder of a Name Advent 2 Although a person’s name today is not necessarily directly linked to his or her Name persona or identity, names are still important. Jesus’ name … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Christmas Series: The Wonder of a Star.

  Advent 1 – There are many things we might conclude about God Based on the study by Ed Robb and Rob Renfroe. Matthew 2.1-12 Advent 1 There are many things we might conclude about God apart from Christmas. But … Continue reading

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Enemies of Gratitude

Right after they were saved from certain death, gratitude gave way to nostalgia for the Israelites. Nostalgia never leads you forward with gratitude because it casts an impossible standard – a candy coated, much improved rendering of what once was, … Continue reading

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What will you do with what you have been given?

If given a large sum of money, what would you do with it? Would you squander it? Invest it? or would you put it in a box under your bed? Listen in as Pastor bob passionately begs the question: What … Continue reading

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What was the first Sermon like?

Do you ever wonder how the first Church Service and Sermon went. I mean the FIRST one. Back in the day where there were no projectors, praise teams, bulletins or even a physical church. Imagine that. Listen to Pastor Bob … Continue reading

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