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Our mission is to disciple believers and share the Gospel with our neighbors.

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Question and Answer: How Does the Holy Spirit Work?

Question and Answer: How Does the Holy Spirit Work?

I. Does the Holy Spirit indwell Christians today? Why do some Christians believe the Holy Spirit only lives in the Word? A. 1 Co 6:19 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit…

Question and Answer: Translations and Study Aids

Question and Answer: Translations and Study Aids

I. 2 Timothy 2:15 and 3:14-17 basically give us instructions to study God’s word. (1) Which two translations of the Bible would you recommend and why? (2) What other aids would you recommend to enrich the study and why? A.…

Nicodemus: You Need To Start All Over

Nicodemus: You Need To Start All Over

v. 1 ruler of the Jews – Member of Sanhedrin chief priests, scribes (Pharisees), elders v. 10 teacher of Israel – probably a scribe/Pharisee Jn 7:48-50 Pharisees criticizing Jesus – Nicodemus – should hear him John 3:1–8 I. Came By…

Good News for the Dissatisfied

Good News for the Dissatisfied

John 6:26-40 Psychologist Stephen Reiss – Year 2,000 — Study of 6,000 people across different continents Asking them what seemed important, motivated them Identified 16 basic psychological needs Excluded biological needs like survival, shelter b/c not much effect on everyday…

Good News for the Abused

Good News for the Abused

Conversation with woman abused as child Started taking drugs at 11 Dad always drunk, mom didn’t seem to care Went to Catholic church w/ mom – started confirmation classes Looking for some protection – just wanted to feel safe Mt…

Good News for the Lonely

Good News for the Lonely

Memorial Day – remembering the lost Series on the many ways that the gospel is good news Different Types of Loneliness New situation – city, job, school – unfamiliar faces No romantic love – no deep connection to another person…

Bulletin Articles

Losing Connection

Ever since I was a little boy, barbers and hair-stylists have cut my hair with clippers and scissors. They put a cape around my shoulders and go to work. When they finish cutting, they take a brush and sweep my neck and shoulders. The hair falls onto the floor. A broom sweeps the hair into a dust pan which carries it to…

The Greater Revolution

This week, we celebrate the founding of our country … the Declaration of Independence and the Revolution that followed. For our family, this means barbecue, baseball, swimming, and fireworks – with a lot of catching up and remembering and laughing. But celebrating our family history and blessings is a way to celebrate the sacrifices that made these blessings possible. Saturday, I saw…

Do Religious People Live Longer?

In 2012, obituaries in the Des Moines Register were analyzed for religious affiliation. Out of more than 500 deaths, the people whose obituary listed a religious connection lived an average of 9.45 years longer than those whose obituaries did not include religion. A follow-up study was done covering 42 major U.S. cities. That study showed that religious people lived an average of…

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