The Great Value of Knowing Christ

The apostle Paul had a lot of accomplishments he could boast about, but he put no stock in human credentials. His goal was knowing Christ, and in his letter to the Philippians he detailed a surprising number of things he expected to accomplish by pursuing that goal. These spiritual accomplishments

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You Are With Me – Psalm 23

Psalm 23 is so familiar, and yet do we really take to heart its central message that God cares for us? This psalm is about trust, and the key question is whether we truly trust the Shepherd in times of need. Often we look to others, or our own resources,

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Be Fruitful

In John 15, Jesus says, “My Father is honored by this, that you bear much fruit and show that you are my disciples.” Discipleship is a practical way to be fruitful in our Christian walk, as we train up others in the faith so that they, in turn, may disciple

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The Shrewd Steward

The parable of the dishonest manager is confusing at first reading. Just what was Jesus trying to get across anyway? But there are some surprisingly simple, direct and practical conclusions we can learn and apply. Note: This was part of our virtual Sunday service on Zoom. Please contact us if

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The Fear of the Lord

Why should we fear the Lord? What are the attributes of God that should prompt us to approach Him in reverence and respect? Note: This was part of our virtual Sunday service on Zoom. Please contact us if you’d like to join in with our virtual services.

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Discipleship

The path to discipleship was well established in Jesus’ day: teachers only took on the best of the best as their students. Jesus took a different approach: he chose the unlikeliest of people to make his disciples. The same holds true today. You can be a nobody, and Jesus can

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Spiritual Warfare

With the story of Gideon as an example, learn some practical ways to take up the armour of God to fight the spiritual forces that are against us every day. Note: This was part of our virtual Sunday service on Zoom. Please contact us if you’d like to join in

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Balaam’s Way

Maybe the most memorable part about Balaam’s story is that his donkey started talking to him. Without missing a beat, Balaam answered right back. But even more amazing is the blessing God caused for His people, even though Balaam’s purpose was to curse them. It encourages us today to understand

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A Mindset of Salvation

In light of the unusual circumstances we find ourselves in, how do we “reject godless ways and worldly desires and live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age”, as Titus puts it? Salvation isn’t a one-off event. It’s a training process that takes time. It can’t be rushed.

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Purpose for Life

The purpose of Paul’s life was to know Christ. Not only the glorious and powerful and miraculous, but also the shame and suffering and death. Follow along as we go through Philippians 3 to see why this was so central to Paul.

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