Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 26

Who is the ‘Israel of God’?

       About 8 years ago I spent some time in Romania in English camps. We spent about a month there, helping college students learn English by being conversation partners with them. Because we spent so long there, I learned some Romanian. One of the phrases I still remember to this day (pronounced phonetically) is “Plimboe …

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Oct 23

News To Know For October 2012!

News to Know 1.) Every Friday from December 14 – March 29 we are going to have a LifeGroup serve at “Room In the Inn” (see below for description & times)! Last year we had so much demand from LifeGroups to serve in this capacity that we wanted to open all of the Fridays to …

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Oct 22

Jesus Is Our Victory, Not Death

          Until five or six years ago, if anybody would have asked me, I would have said that we are not able to not sin until we die and go to heaven. I believed that the Bible didn’t teach what 1 Peter 1:3-11, and many other verses[1], do. There is still a great misunderstanding surrounding …

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Oct 16

October Serving Spotlight

                 LifeGroups have three key areas we focus on in our communities: Live, Serve, & Grow. Today’s post is the first of several that will “Spotlight” some of the creative ways that LifeGroups have served together. Hopefully these posts will give you some great ideas on how you can “Serve …

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Oct 16

Without Restraint

          This past weekend my little brother got married! The wedding was in upstate New York, where my family lives. It takes about 15 hours to get there by car if you drive straight through. My wife and I drove it when our son (Micaiah) was one year old. It was not a pleasant experience …

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Oct 11

Gospel Truth

            Three weeks ago I had to take our car into the mechanic. It kept stalling while we were driving. It’s a great little car, but we couldn’t have it randomly stop working and risk getting in an accident. So I made an appointment with the local mechanic to have him take a look at …

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Oct 01

Sober Judgment

          Two years ago a friend of mine came over to my house to pick up a book. As we were walking back out to his car I shared with him a humorous self-realization I was having. My wife was about 7 months pregnant at the time, so the reality of shortly becoming a father …

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