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The Problem With Holiday Happiness

Happiness is talked about, expected, and hoped for more in December than in any other month in our culture’s calendar.  Find that hard to believe?  Consider the songs that are piped through our car radios, elevators, grocery stores, and shopping malls.  We sing more about happiness and cheer during this season than any other time of the year: &ldqu...

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The Promise of Christmas Joy

[This post is a follow up to "The Problem with Holiday Happiness".] I had never thought about it until this year, but it’s curious that we sing more about happiness and cheer in December than in any other month of the year.  But as I observed in Part One of this two-part series, despite the all the encouragement to have a holly jolly Christmas, there’s a ...

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What Does Loving My Neighbor Mean for Me?

“At its best, ‘missional’ describes not a special activity of the church but the very essence and identity of the church as it takes up its role in God’s story in the context of its culture and participates in God’s mission to the world.” Michael Goheen, A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story The gospel ...

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Grace-Filled Leaders: A Job Description

Sermon: “Grace-Filled Leaders: A Job Description” Series: Grace for the Church, Hope for the World Bible Text: Titus 1:5-9 (focus on vs. 9) Preached May 5, 2013 by Jimmy Davis Download or Listen Here: “Grace-Filled Leaders: A Job Description” Sermon Summary: In Titus 1:5-8, Paul is giving us a description of the character of Grace-Filled ...

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Grace-Filled Leaders: A Case Study

Sermon: “Grace-Filled Leaders: A Case Study” Series: Grace for the Church, Hope for the World Bible Text: Titus 1:10-16 Preached May 12, 2013 by David Ridenhour Download  Sermon Summary: In Titus 1:10-16, Paul is moving from a description of who leaders in the church are and what they are doing to an immediate need case study. On Crete...

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Knowing the Holy Spirit

Sermon: “Knowing the Holy Spirit” Series: Stand-alone message, not part of a series Bible Text: John 16:4-15 Preached May 19, 2013 by David Ridenhour Download We took a break last week from our series in the book of Titus to consider the life-changing event in the church, which saw the Holy Spirit come at Pentecost. What is Pentecost? Dr. ...

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