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Connection Class Update (January 12)

Spiritual Practices:  Spiritual practices have helped Christians throughout the centuries to draw near to God, to become more aware of God’s presence, and to focus in our daily life on connecting with God, even in mundane, simple, and everyday tasks. Prayer is one way, one practice, that connects us with God. We pray because Jesus

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Vision 2020 Reflections

Weekly Bible Reflections Last week (January 5), John Mark preached about why we live the way we do–why do we follow this Jesus, why do we claim to be Christians, and why does it matter? The reason is because of what Jesus has done for us. As we read in this passage from 2 Corinthians,

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The Parables

For the past several weeks on Tuesday mornings, John Mark and I (Jake) have been meeting with our Tuesday breakfast and devotional group to discuss the parables of Jesus. We have mostly been focusing on the parables found in Matthew’s Gospel, but occasionally we will look to Luke’s Gospel too. As we have been reading

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Holy Spirit, the Third

This week, we begin a new sermon series focused on the Holy Spirit, the third member of the Trinity. While the word “Trinity” does not appear in Scripture, we still find evidence that God is revealed to humanity in a multitude of ways. We learn of God the Father, God the Son, and God the

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Breath of Life

John Mark welcomes us back into the Worship Center of the Heritage building by reminding us that all breath, all life, all wind, and even all Air Conditioning (ha!) comes from the breath of God (ruah). Do we really believe that God can bring the dead back to life? [buzzsprout episode=’799688′ player=’true’]

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Theology of a Good Greeting

This week is the final week of our sermon series “Where the Wild Things Are – How to Neighbor Well.” John Mark will lead us through how important it is to greet one another well, and how this communicates the importance and value that each person has been created with. Plus, John Mark will share

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