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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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3 Reasons to Come to the Church History Seminar

Why come to a seminar on Church History (of all things)? How about deepening your faith, being encouraged in your circumstances, and having a ton of fun? ...

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Joining Jesus in the Harvest - More Resources

Last Sunday guest preacher Ian McConnell brought a powerful word from Matthew 9 inviting us to see our city the way Jesus sees our city. But what's the next step? How do we join Jesus' work in El Paso? Here are some resources to check out and study further...

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Give Me Life - a new sermon & study series

When you think about reading the Bible, what's your honest reaction? Discouragement? Confusion? Obligation? This is David's reaction: "Give me life in your ways!" (Ps 119:37) Join us for this preaching and study series on finding life in the pages of Scripture. ...

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