The Death of Death

The Death of Death Matthew 27-28 March 27, 2016 There are moments in time when all of a sudden something happens and everything changes. You can name just about any movie you watch, and there is a moment when all of a sudden, everything changes.  We can almost predict it.  It’s part of the story, […]

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Holiness – Redeemed

March 13, 2016 1 Peter 1:17-25 Redeemed Life can be pretty hard.  For some of us that’s an understatement.  One momentary lapse in judgment, one call from the doctor, be in the wrong place at the wrong time, one misstep . . . and we learn how fragile life is.  Most of us understand the […]

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Holy Living

Holy Living March 6, 2016 1 Peter 1:1-9, 13-16 Has anyone ever told you, you look like your mom or dad?  Or maybe you look like your sibling or an aunt or uncle?  Sometimes we like that comment, other times we don’t. Sometimes we do our best not to look like another member of our […]

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Our Holy God

Our Holy God February 28, 2016 We’ve been looking at excellence for about 7 weeks now, and for the past 2-3 weeks we’ve talked about Spiritual Gifts.  Please, fill out those Spiritual Gift inventories.  I’ve received a few back, and it’s great going through them and seeing what your gifts are, and how you can […]

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Excellence – Spiritual Gifts

Excellence – Spiritual Gifts February 21, 2016 1 Corinthians 12:4-7 Sometimes it’s difficult to know where you fit in!  We may have those issues at home . . . where and how do you fit into your family system.   We have that at school — it happens at work.  Really wherever you go and whatever […]

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Accountability – Super Bowl Recap!

Spiritual Gifts / Accountability February 14, 2016 Philippians 3:17 We’ve started the year talking about what it means to be excellent!  Excellent individually and excellent as a church.  With that in mind, last week we started talking about Spiritual Gifts.  If we use the gifts God has given us, and every believer has God given […]

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Be Excellent: Spiritual Gifts

Be Excellent: Spiritual Gifts 1 Corinthians 12:1ff February 7, 2016 Have you ever wished that you were something you weren’t?  At one point or another most of us have.  There are times I wish I was a professional athlete, playing a game and making millions.  But I know I can’t — I’m too old, too […]

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Be Excellent!

Excellence Colossians 3:17-24 January 24, 2016 For the first 3 weeks of the year we’ve been looking at what it means to strive for excellence.  What does it mean for us individually and as a church.  I believe we can never be the church Christ calls us to be, if we don’t strive for excellence. […]

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Excellence!

Pursuing Excellence 1 Thessalonians 4:1 January 17, 2016 Well, this week was SOTU, given by POTUS.  I think the older I get, not that I’m old, the more I dislike all of the abbreviations and short hand writing. For those who are AC, better known as Abbreviation Challenged, this week was the State of the […]

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