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Stop Trying to Please God!

How do you measure your holiness? It is easy to fall into the trap of trying to be holy. We tend to use our experiences and practices or lack thereof to measure how pleasing we are to God. Stop trying to please God! The truth is, there is only one thing that really pleases God. …

Spiritual Gifts

As a member of the Body of Christ, you are gifted!  Did you know that?  These gifts are not natural talents special skills, or abilities that are possessed by believers and unbelievers alike.  They are supernaturally given to believers by the Holy Spirit enabling them to spiritually edify and honor the Lord for the purpose of making disciples.  Think of gifts as…

10 Ways You Can Be Involved in Orphan Care

From Eric Ginther | Jun 3, 2016 Though Orphan Care month has come and gone, the call to serve is stronger than ever. The “All In” group curriculum laid the foundation for serving and finding your specific role in orphan care. The sermon series challenged us to see the theology of adoption and how orphan care displays…

Ten Rules to Maximize Life Group Gatherings

Leading and shepherding a Life Group can be an overwhelming task. One of the most important responsibilities of the Leader is to facilitate the actual Life Group meeting. I have had the opportunity to lead and be led in different small group settings and have made a few observations that may help you feel more…