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Groups Matter

Groups matter to our church. From the 12 people Jesus called and trained as learners, to the church in Acts to our church today, believers have always thrived in community. Lifeway Research conducted a survey with close to 3,000 protestant churches and found that groups play an important role in the spiritual lives of the…

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In 2013, the World Searched for . . .

It’s been said that if it isn’t on Google, it doesn’t exist. Google is the world’s most used search engine and has become synonymous with the word search as each day it handles over 3.5 billion searches. Don’t know the answer? Google it. We use the term Googling to describe the search for information. Once…

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Every Life has a Story . . .

Every day we have an opportunity to help someone. Our personal experiences can be a means of helping someone else find hope and encouragement. Mark chapter 5 tells the story of a man whose life was profoundly changed.  Notice what Jesus told this man to do in verse 19:  “Go home to your friends and tell…

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