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Praying For Others: Does It Do Any Good?

It seems like common sense that we ought to pray for others when they are in need. Yet sometimes we find ourselves in circular arguments in our mind about why we should bother. If God is all knowing and all … Continue reading

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The Causes And Cure For Stress

Everyone deals with stress. Some stress is healthy. Too much can tear us apart on many levels and remove any sense of well being. This week we will look at the causes of stress and begin to create a plan to deal … Continue reading

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Growing Through Challenges, Part 4: Pray And Take The Next Step

Who’s doing the work, me or God? This is one of the inner struggles we face when trying to overcome a challenge. Do I pray and wait for God to do something to get me through this or do I … Continue reading

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Growing Through Challenges, Part 3

What does a dog lapping water have to do with my spiritual life? A fair question. In the story of Gideon from the book of Judges in the Bible we are told about a small Israelite army facing a large … Continue reading

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Growing Through Challenges, Part 2

In part two of our series on Growing Through Challenges, which is based on the story of Gideon in the book of Judges, we see that Gideon is called on to fight against an enemy of Israel and to free … Continue reading

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Growing Through Challenges, Part 1

We are beginning a four part series on how we grow through the challenges we face. It is valuable to know that we all will have challenges if we try to change our lives for the better – if we … Continue reading

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The Freedom That Forgiveness Brings

Forgiving others takes time. That is okay. The sooner we can begin the journey from resentment to forgiveness the sooner we will find peace and connection. This week we will talk about the journey toward forgiveness. We hope you will … Continue reading

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Habits That Bring Peace

Peace is one of those things that we all grasp and hope for, but can be hard to come by. We can mistakingly think that if our external circumstances are all as they should be (according to our view of … Continue reading

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25 Year Celebration

In September of 1994 we had our first worship service to begin forming this church community. This Sunday we are celebrating 25 years of working to share the living waters of truth that flow from the opened Word. We hope … Continue reading

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Healing, Part 3: Humility Heals

When we have tried and tried to change and be healed of the things that take away our happiness and peace of mind with no lasting effect, perhaps it is time to try something different. This Sunday we will continue … Continue reading

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