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Posts from February 2013

Posts from February 2013

Let Jesus Have the Shovel

Dear Friends,  What do you do when there’s a pile of wet, heavy snow 4 feet deep at the entrance of your driveway and it’s your responsibility to clear it away? Well you can shovel yourself out…until invariably the plow comes by right after you’re done and plops more wet, heavy snow in the very spot you just worked so hard to shovel out. How does that make you feel? It’s kind of demoralizing, isn’t it?I think guilt is a…

Join Me for Bible 101

What is it? It’s your opportunity to learn the Bible’s basic teachings with me and other people in a small group while asking whatever questions you have. I’ve designed it to be a safe environment for you to simply see for yourself what the Bible says and have a conversation about faith. You don’t even have to go to our church. You don’t have to know anything about the Bible. And no worries…I’m not out to put you on the…

Love Come Down

Dear Friends, It’s not often that Valentine’s Day comes right after Ash Wednesday like it did this week. Anybody else think that seemed a little odd? But in reality the two days have something in common: They’re both about love. That’s right. Love. I posted yesterday on our Facebook page that Jesus Christ is Love Come Down. All the lesser loves of life are contained in and prompted by him whose restless love could not rest until he made us…

Will Your Church Fix All My Problems?

Hello Friends, There’s a strong feeling out there that when you’re right with God, everything should go right in your life too. God helps those who help themselves… right? But Jesus said it pretty clearly: “In this world, you will have trouble.” So what kind of impact does Jesus make on the problems you face in life? Find out this Sunday as we conclude our sermon series: thechurch&me.org FAQs •    In the midst of all the snow that we had,…

Will Your Church Challenge Me?

Hello Friends, The frequently asked question that we’re dealing with Sunday is, “Will your church challenge me?” So this week on our church Facebook page we asked people to complete this sentence: “I think a church should challenge people to…” Here are some of the responses we received: … see people the way Jesus sees them… reach out and show people Jesus’ love in genuine ways… read the (whole) Bible for themselves… get together in small group settings… step outside…