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Archive for February, 2015

  • Vow, Week 1: Renounce, Reject, Repent

    This Week’s Text: Mark 1:9-15 This past Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, a day that marks the beginning of Lent. Lent is a season that lasts 40 days, not counting Sundays, that prepares us to fully experience the resurrection on Easter. The season of Lent is also traditionally a time for the church to prepare new […]

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  • Ash Wednesday 2015

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  • How to Get There

    This Weeks’ Text: Mark 9:2-9 Today’s Scripture passage is a story known as the Transfiguration. It is often called the climax of Jesus’ pre-resurrection life. In this moment on the mountaintop, Jesus’ full humanity and divinity are miraculously revealed while other amazing things are happening, and Peter asks Jesus essentially if they can just stay there […]

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  • Making Change Stick, Week 6: We Do Not Journey Alone

    This Weeks’ Text: Hebrews 3:12-14, 10:19-25 As we draw this sermon series to a close today, I want to encourage you with the title of today’s sermon: we do not journey alone. For these first six Sundays of the year, we have been working through a series called “Making Change Stick” based on the book “Switch: […]

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  • Making Change Stick, Week 5: If This, Then That

    This Weeks’ Text: Matthew 5:21-26 Have you ever been in a situation when someone got the wrong idea about you? Perhaps the morning after you didn’t get any sleep, you end up being really short with a bank teller. They think you’re a jerk, but it is mostly due to the fact that you were tired. […]

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