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Tracing the Theme of the Spirit in the Gospels & Acts

On Sunday we looked at Jesus' promise to send the Helper, the Holy Spirit, to give us power to advance the gospels. One of the things you see when you read the gospels is that the Holy Spirit didn't suddenly "show up" after Jesus left but that Jesus did his ministry in the power of the Spirit. We encourage you to explore and meditate on these verses as you trace this theme...

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Parent Discipleship Resources

Helpful Resources for Family Devotionals...

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Watch a Great, 4 Minute Overview of Proverbs

As we start our series on the Book of Proverbs for the summer we thought you'd enjoy this 4 minute animated introduction to the book. It's a great overview, and the art is great too. ...

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The Beginning of Wisdom and the Bible on Your Shelf

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Proverbs says that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. This means that getting time with God is one of the most practical things we can possible do. Here are some suggestions. ...

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Good Friday Reading: A Brief History of Death

The following was a reading Pastor Ricky Alcantar shared at our Good Friday service called "A Brief History of Death." "Death entered the world like a knife?- quick and silent and irreversible....

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Make a Plan to Read the Bible in 2016

We believe that the words in the Bible are God's very words, breathed out by him (2 Tim 3:16), as carried along writers across the centuries (2 Peter 1) to tell one great story. Now is the perfect time to plan what you'll read in 2016....

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Making the Most of the Season

As the Christmas season turns to a new year we want to make the best use of our time to live an intentional Christ-focused life (Ephesians 5:16). Here are a few suggestions to get you started....

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Praying for Paris & The Coming Kingdom

Here is a prayer offered in light of Friday's tragedy in Paris and Sunday's message: The Lord reigns, let us rejoice, mourn, and long for his return. ...

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Neighborhood Block Party

We would like to thank everyone who helped with and attended our Neighborhood Block Party. From passing out fliers, shopping for food, arranging entertainment, setting up, and serving, you all helped to make this the most successful outreach we've done in many years.  In the words of Pastor Ricky, "We did this because we have been recipients of Jesus' generosity thro...

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Charlie's Lunch Mission Trip Report

Last Sunday Tom Wilkins shared with us about the work that was done through the Charlie's Lunch Mission Team from Cross of Grace. Thanks to the generous giving before they left, approximately $2000 was raised. With that money we were able to: Purchase about $600 of over the counter medical supplies, thanks in part to a very generous donation of supplies Give about $800...

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