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Following Jesus...by Loving One Another

So you joined a Community Group back in September and now it's the beginning of February. At first it was exciting; you had the summer off and were glad to be back in regular fellowship with people from Church. But now you hear the steady dripping noise of the kitchen faucet when nobody is talking during a discussion. Or maybe your skin is beginning to bristle because THA...

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Sadness & The Church

Sadness. Everyone experiences sadness at some point; it may come in the form of discouragement, the "blues," mourning over tragedy, depression, etc. Sadness is part of the Christian life. Did you know that? Or did you think that sadness only happens to those who are not following Jesus? The psalmist certainly knew sadness: My tears have been my food day and night...Why ...

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Help Wanted

We live in a time and a culture in which asking for help is perceived as weakness. And our busy-ness often causes us to offer our help in very non-specific ways. How can we become a Body who finds joy in serving one another in caring, creative ways?...

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How to Listen to Sermons, Part 2

How well prepared are you to listen to the Sunday sermon? Here are the remaining four ingredients for healthy sermon listening drawn from Christopher Ash's book Listen Up! A Practical Guide to Listening to Sermons....

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How to Listen to Sermons

How well prepared are you to listen to the Sunday sermon? We'll go into seven ingredients for healthy sermon listening drawn from Christopher Ash's book Listen Up! A Practical Guide to Listening to Sermons....

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