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Contentment or Compromise

Posted by Jon McNeel on

What one thing could be added to your life that would bring you contentment, fulfillment or peace? More money? More time? Better health? Better relationships? In 1 Kings 9:4-5 we see that Solomon was given a great promise. We observe that he had every delight a man could desire, and yet he...

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Tags: contentment

A Prayer For Our Schools

Posted by Jon McNeel on

"As we begin a new school year, we ask that You would cover our schools, administrators, teachers, and staff members with Your love and grace, peace, and protection. We ask that wisdom would prevail and that truth would be spoken. We ask that in a culture that wants to kick You out of public...

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Tags: schools

It's Who You Are

Posted by Vertical Church Band on

May this music video inspire you into heartfelt worship! https://youtu.be/0g4GVARUpjI

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Tags: god, worship

Why Abortion Is Wrong

Posted by Scott Klusendorf on

SYNOPSIS Abortion advocates contend that the Bible is silent on abortion and that none of the biblical passages cited by pro‐life advocates actually say the unborn are human. Are we to conclude from this alleged silence that elective abortion is morally permitted? There are good reasons...

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Is the Qur'an Credible?

Posted by Hank Hanegraaff on

According to Islam, the Qur’an is not only credible; it is God’s only uncorrupted revelation. Thus, according to Muslim scholars, if it is to be compared with anything in Christianity, it is to be compared with Christ rather than the Bible. In truth, while the Bible can be...

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Tags: christianity, jesus christ, mohammad, muslim, qur'an

Where We Are Going as a Church

Posted by Jon McNeel on

Jesus calls all of us to... 1.  Feed on the rich nourishment of God's Word. 2.  Care for one another by using your gifts, time, talents, and treasure. 3.  Share the Gospel with others so they too can believe. (The Gospel is the Good News of salvation through Jesus Christ alone.)

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Tags: gospel, mission

The Bible is Divine in Origin

Posted by Tom Sperling on

Listen as Hank Hanegraaff discusses the importance of being equipped to demonstrate that the Bible is divine, not merely human in origin: http://streaming.integrationworks.com:3000/archive/BAM20131223.mp3  

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Compassion And Conviction Regarding Homosexuality

Posted by Tom Sperling on

Here are several perspectives in response to the article "Why Can't the Church Just Agree to Disagree on Homosexuality?": Let's be quick to respond with compassion and kindness as we come alongside people who struggle with being attracted to other people of the same sex. There are many...

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FAQs About Baptism

Posted by Jon McNeel on

1. Who should be baptized? “Those who believed and accepted His message were baptized...” Acts 2:41 “Simon himself believed and was baptized...” Acts 8:13 “But when they believed Philip as he preached the Good News...and the name of Jesus Christ, they were...

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Tags: baptism, immersion

Do You Require "The Show"?

Posted by Tom Sperling on

It’s becoming more and more difficult to “entertain” church attenders in such a way as to hold their attention and teach them.  How would you respond to a message when the actual meaning of discipleship was being presented in a way that even a child could fully...

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