1000 words

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Most likely you are reading this by yourself. I invite you to take five minutes. Slow down and let the pieces fall. This will be difficult because slowing down often means loosing distractions from pain. … Read More

The “Way” of Wisdom

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Finding a balance between Law and Grace must not forsake either extreme. We must pursue perfect obedience and perfect freedom. Discerning the space between Law and Grace requires Wisdom. Galatians 5:1 For freedom Christ has … Read More

Adopted by Choice

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Adoption is a window into God’s love. It is potentially the most tangible demonstration of Holy affection. Adoption (Love) is not a feeling or response. IT IS A CHOICE! An unforced desire for permanently inclusion. … Read More

4 Stories

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We often reduce the gospel to something much less than it is. We treat it like it is a stamp or ticket. But it is MUCH MORE! Yes, the Gospel provides us access, but it … Read More

Worship and Truth

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During our last session we examined the final two portions of our 6 core essentials. The biggest challenge in this conversation was de-fragmenting our definition of Worship and Truth. Because this is a Church conversation … Read More

Creating and Giving

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We tend to think of creativity as reserved for the visual or performing arts. It is important to not compartmentalize our lives. There is not a calling exclusively designed for creating and another exclusively for … Read More

Hospitality and Justice

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Last week we considered two core essentials. Two things stuck out in this conversation Welcoming and Healing are inseparable under the banner of Hospitality. Justice is an unexpected barrier to Hospitality. This tension between Justice … Read More