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Needed Part

I was out for a walk the other day and noticed a piece of rubber along the road. It was a bit of a tire that had fallen off. 58 more words

Christian Living

Whose Church Is This?

given on Sunday, May 17, 2015

We are the church,

You are the church,

We are the church together. . . .

 

The refrain from… 1,396 more words

Religion

6 Reasons Why Membership Matters

Kevin DeYoung:

“Why bother with church membership?”

I’ve been asked the question before. Sometimes it’s said with genuine curiosity-“So explain to me what membership is all about.” Other times it’s said with a tinge of suspicion-“So tell me again, why do you think I should become a member?”-as if joining the church automatically signed you up to tithe by direct deposit. 1,168 more words

Kevin DeYoung

Stakeholders: Sermon by Laura, 5.17.15, Easter 7B

Scriptures: Acts 1:12-26; 1 John 5:9-13

A lot is at stake in this story from Acts. I mean that quite literally, since the word translated “lot” appears twice in it. 1,444 more words

Laura's Sermons

Nones again

The Pew Research Center has a new study out on the “landscape” of religion in America. In just 7 years the percentage of American adults not claiming any religious affiliation has risen from 16.1% to 22.8%. 534 more words

Religion

The Church is a Building - the Goal is Quality!

1 Corinthians 3: 9b-17

Today we will resume a series that Phil and I have started long ago, before Easter. The subject of this series is “The Pictures of The Church.” The question we are seeking to answer is, “What is a church?” So far in this series we have seen that “The Church is a Family – the goal is maturity.” Next we saw that “The Church is a Field – the goal is fruitfulness.” Today we continue this series and we will pick up where we left off in 1 Corinthians 3. 4,219 more words

Bible Studies

Being A Stranger & Outsider

I like being a stranger in a place. You’re kind of an outsider, and I think that’s what makes you. It’s the only way I’ve ever known. 8 more words

Christianity