Psalm 1 – The Blessing of Righteousness

The house I grew up in was built right behind a tiny stream.  I called that little green belt ‘the ditch.’  Our next door neighbor worked for the university and was conducting an experiment with some different trees.  There was this particular cottonwood tree that was planted right by the...

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The Hospitality of God

No doubt you’ve experienced those moments of fear and panic – not belonging, feeling out of place, forgotten, feeling like the “odd person out”.  It’s a natural part of life, I suppose, but it creates a great deal of stress, because often there isn’t one thing we can do about...

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7 Words to Change Your Life: Repentance

As we continue through our sermon series of 7 Words to Change your Life, we come to the word repentance.  Repentance can be a difficult concept with which to wrestle.   But it’s necessary in the life of any believer.  Any true follower of Jesus will be a repeat repenter because...

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Church on a Mission: Missions Sunday

This past Sunday was such a great time hearing from many of our missionaries about the various ways that God is moving.  It was both encouraging and challenging at the same time. Encouraging: to be reminded that God is at work.  That regardless of what we may see or perceive, the gates...

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