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Children grow. Flowers grow. Gardens grow. Trees grow. Dreams grow. We like, and usually expect, positive natural growth in life. When we see an infant years later, we act somewhat surprised at how much they’ve grown, but nonetheless we expect … Continue reading
What do you do when you get in trouble? Think back to when you were a child. There were really only two options. Option 1: Stand your ground and tell the best lie you can trying to shift the focus from … Continue reading
The stock market fell more than 600 points Monday. It gained 430 back on Tuesday, followed by losing 520 points on Wednesday. That, ladies and gentlemen, is a bad week. Or is it? Scripture tells us that God can work … Continue reading
What do you want to be when you “grow up.” Do you want to be a fireman? A ballerina? A nuclear scientist? A superhero? Many of us may begin with big dreams of what we want to do when we … Continue reading
I’d like to introduce you to Travis. Travis is nine years old, and he has all kinds of desires. Travis loves cookies. But when Travis eats cookies, he doesn’t want just one cookie. He wants a whole plate of cookies. … Continue reading
This year, our church’s focus is on living life together. Over the past several weeks, we have heard sermons on hospitality, prayer, and suffering. In reality, these three sermons are just a small portion of all that our church is … Continue reading
A previous post generated some questions on singleness and womanhood. Can only a married woman fulfill her “helper by design” role? Absolutely not. How did the Proverbs 31 woman become an excellent wife? We know that she couldn’t have been born … Continue reading
Where do you turn when things go wrong? The way you answer that question reveals a lot about you. It also reveals a lot about your God.
This fall, we’re taking our 3rd, 4th, and 5th Graders through a series called Knowing God Better. Throughout this series, we’re looking at what the Bible has to say about the character of God. The goal of this study is not simply to learn facts about God. Rather, the goal is to understand God in a way that deepens our appreciation and love for Him, that deepens our relationship with Him. The goal is to understand God in a way that motivates us to become more like Him.
Read the story of the Blue family and discuss what their response reveals about their God. Continue reading
This fall, we’re taking our 3rd, 4th, and 5th Graders about through a series called Knowing God Better. We’re looking at what the Bible has to say about the character of God. But the goal of this study is not simply to learn facts about God. The goal is to understand God in a way that deepens our appreciation and love for Him, that deepens our relationship with Him. The goal is to understand God in a way that motivates us to become more like Him.