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Family Worship

by Heather Thompson Hi Moms & Dads, and welcome to our first post of 2016. I wanted to start our year by giving you a handful of practical tools for at-home discipleship and encouragement. Family Worship 101 Donald S. Whitney has put together a five-day, free email course that will help coach you (both dad […]

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Advent Is For Anticipation

Longing. Waiting. Yearning. One of the deepest desires of the human heart is the anticipation of deliverance. This desire affects how we worship, how we love, and how we wait. What – or who – we’re waiting for determines how we live and reaches into all areas of life. The Christmas season shouts to distract […]

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How to Talk to Your Child about Baptism

On Sunday, October 4th, twenty six babies were dedicated and 14 of our brothers and sisters were baptized. It is both humbling and encouraging to see God at work in the lives of His people. At times like this, we have an opportunity to talk about baptism with our children. Below, you will find a […]

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“Sex As Worship” Portrait

A portrait shows what something looks like. This is an attempt to display sex as worship by our friends at the Association of Biblical Counselors. Sex is an act created by God, and is a holy union reserved exclusively for a husband and a wife. As a creation of God, the sexual encounter reveals the […]

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Portrait Of Godly Lovemaking

A portrait shows what something looks like. This is an attempt to display godly lovemaking by our friends at the Association of Biblical Counselors. Godly lovemaking is a rich part of a marriage relationship between one man and one woman. It is an activity that is reserved exclusively for marriage. While couples may share emotional […]

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Portrait Of Biblical Love

A portrait shows what something looks like. This is an attempt to display biblical love by our friends at the Association of Biblical Counselors. Biblical love is best understood in light of Scriptural truth rather than an experienced emotion. It is personified in the character and life of Jesus. Love is patient, kind, and humble. […]

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Portrait Of A Godly Husband

A portrait shows what something looks like. This is an attempt to display a godly husband by our friends at the Association of Biblical Counselors. A godly husband is fully submitted to Christ. He loves his wife sacrificially. He seeks diligently to understand his wife. He lovingly teaches her the truth of God’s word both […]

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Portrait Of A Godly Marriage

A portrait shows what something looks like. This is an attempt to display a godly marriage by our friends at the Association of Biblical Counselors. A godly marriage is one in which both husband and wife love and celebrate Christ in their hearts and relationship. In addition, both husband and wife seek daily to die […]

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Resources on Biblical Manhood

Let’s be frank. We need better men. Men who gladly assume sacrificial responsibility. Men who do not abandon, avoid, or abuse but stay, engage, protect, and love–shown by laying down their lives for others. Men who love, submit to, and follow Jesus–the perfect man. In relation to the sermon and the Q&A video, every week […]

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My Conversion Into A Singing Man

Written by Matt Shelton | Deacon of Worship & Arts For most of my life I have had a hard time singing in church. And not just in church, but all group settings like caroling, choirs, or the national anthem (except baseball games… I get super pumped). If I did sing, it was quietly and […]

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