Planting Seeds
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Planting Seeds

So often, ministry involves seed planting in faith. Very often we do not get to see the fruit of the seeds until years, decades or generations later. But sometimes a blossom of Kingdom growth surfaces in something as simple as a summer baseball camp … Good Morning, I am writing to simply say thank you!...

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July 25th, 2018

This Sunday will be a reflection service, where we look to the congregation to encourage one another with testimonies of how God has used the latest section of Genesis in our lives. Did a sermon impact you just when you needed it? Encourage our church family to walk by faith by sharing. How can you...

In Another Part of the World…M&M
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In Another Part of the World…M&M

His name is Isaac. He snuck out of the house late last night to meet his friend for tea, and now he is silently climbing back into his room before the sun rises. He had seen the town slowly begin to awaken on his walk back, but his mind had been otherwise engaged in deep...

Ben & Lindsey Orr
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Ben & Lindsey Orr

The locker door slammed shut as he walked toward the team room, his hair still dripping from his shower. It had been a hot day, and the game had gone long. But Chris’ heart beat with anticipation at what awaited him and his team. This would be like no other team meeting before! Last summer,...

Ted & Dana Witmer
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Ted & Dana Witmer

The echoes of the prayers of the saints had been ringing in his mind and heart as he walked the long dark path home to his wife and eight children: prayers for revival in their war-torn land; cries to God for perseverance for all they had already endured. His mind had wandered back to that...

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February 4, 2018

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. HEBREWS 12:1-2 Remember back in Genesis...

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December 24, 2017

“She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger…” LUKE 2:7 The angel Gabriel had said that this baby of Mary’s would be great and be called the Son of the Most High. He would be given the throne of his father David, reigning over a kingdom that would never end! So given...

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Sunday August 20, 2017 Summer Psalm Series—Recap

Be to me a rock of refuge, to which I may continually come. Psalm 71:3b This summer we have focused on the book of Psalms. The series is titled In the Shadow of the Rock. The Psalms teach us to seek God for refuge, and we do so through prayer. Each week we have looked at...

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Sunday, August 13, 2017 Sermon Prep for Psalm 139

We are nearing the end of our summer in the Psalms. This past week, Kenny Clark took us through Psalm 71. David wrote this psalm as an old man. He was again facing enemies, unjust criticism, even apparent abandonment by God. In his distress, David runs to God as his refuge. Kenny pointed out some...

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Sunday, August 6, 2017 Sermon Prep for Psalm 71

This summer in the Psalms we have seen marvelous portraits of our great God and Savior as penned by men of true faith. Many of the psalms we have looked at were descriptive of personal faith in God. This past week, Eric Twisselmann led us through Psalm 46, a corporate declaration of faith. All Israel,...

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