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Archive for October, 2019

October 31, 2019

As we continue to make our way through the story of the Bible, in order to keep moving (and make this series manageable) we talked about the rest of the book of Genesis in a broad overview, and moved into the beginning of Exodus. God fulfills his promise to Abraham, giving him a son named […]

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The God of Unlikely Tales

Our four-week sermon series on marriage and singleness is now over, for better or worse. For my part, I am both happy and sad to be moving on. I shared with a few people my feeling that this set of messages will likely be among those I remember most fondly when my preaching days are […]

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October 24, 2019

As you know, we’re looking through “the story of the Bible” in youth group right now. Although the first couple weeks have only take us a chapter or two at a time, I reiterated to the students that the beginning of the story is really important to understanding the whole story. In the beginning, we […]

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October 17, 2019

Last night we spent our time in Genesis 11 taking a closer look at the events of the Tower of Babel. In short, we’ve looked at the fall of mankind the past couple of weeks, and God’s mercy in preserving Noah and his family despite the thoughts of man being only evil continually (Gen. 6). […]

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Single Mission Focus

When was the last time you spent a notable amount of time thinking and praying for people groups around the world to know the One True God? I’m not trying to come off as uber spiritual here. The immediate demands of life consistently seem to require all my attention and I have as hard a […]

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October 10, 2019

Last night we continued our journey through the story of the Bible and looked at Genesis 3-8. In this section of scripture, we see more and more how sin is an infection that infects all of humanity. In Genesis chapter 4, we learn of Cain who killed his brother Abel out of jealousy. Furthermore, he […]

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Theology of a Song – King of My Heart

Psalm 36:5-7 “Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds. Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; your judgements are like the great deep; man and beast you save, O LORD. How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of man take refuge in the shadow […]

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October 3, 2019

Last night, after connecting with each other while playing a game, and spending time in worship, we focused our efforts on seeing what God had for us in Genesis 3:14-24. The last couple weeks, we’ve read the intro to God’s story, how God creates order out of chaos, and we’ve read the introduction of the […]

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Dave Had the Passion of Peter

Seven days ago, I got a text that our friend and brother Dave Tikunoff had died unexpectedly. This kind of notification is not unusual for me since I serve as a pastor, and I typically am able to do whatever is needed without much difficulty. But for whatever reasons, Dave’s death has hit me harder […]

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