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An Invitation to Our Evening Service

On the heels of last week’s sermon from Amos 7-9 ...

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Your Smartphone -- Ten Diagnostic Questions

In his 2017 book, 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You, author Tony Reinke writes: ...

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Is It OK to Love My Life?

There is a big difference between thankfulness for what God has given us and sinful idolatry. How do we know that difference?...

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Why We're Moving to One Service

At our evening service on June 4th, I shared on behalf of the elders our decision to merge our two worship services together and meet each Sunday morning for one service, at 10 AM, beginning on June 25th....

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Remember...

Remember... Who is God? The Almighty Creator of the universe -- "3By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible." Hebrews 11:3 All-Powerful Ruler over all things -- "6Whatever the LORD pleases, he does, in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all deeps." Psalm 135:6...

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Membership Covenant Revision

Last Sunday we began a 9-week series of messages in which we are considering a revised membership covenant that all current members will, Lord willing, affirm at the end of the series and then re-commit to. I said in the sermon that I would post the covenant online for those who did not receive a paper copy. ...

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Savoring Psalm 119 in 2017

Preaching on Psalm 119 this past week was a very rich experience for me. By God’s grace, studying the Scriptures in preparing to preach is something I deeply enjoy. But I can recall few times where I have been more moved and impacted personally by the text I am studying than I was this past week from exploring Psalm 119 in its entirety....

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How Should We Converse About the Election?

Bridging what appears to be an impossible gap. ...

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November 9th, Jesus Is Still King!

"And those who know Your name put their trust in You, for You, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You." -Psalm 9:10...

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SEVEN WAYS WE CAN GUARD AND REPAIR RELATIONSHIPS

Two Years ago I preached a sermon from the book of Philippians on working out a gospel culture at Joy Community Fellowship. One of the men who has been instrumental in my thinking about the idea of a gospel culture is Ray Ortlund, lead pastor of Immanuel Church in Nashville Tennessee....

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