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Empowered by Delight

Empowered by Delight

Posted: 22 Sep, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Did you know God delights in his children?  When we realize how He delights in us it can transform our lives.

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Spending to Save

Spending to Save

Posted: 15 Sep, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

A counterintuitive approach to a fulfilling life is to live for God and spend your life loving his people. Then you can truly take hold of life!

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The Unstoppable Power of Delight

The Unstoppable Power of Delight

Posted: 08 Sep, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

You have permission to delight, not only in the gifts of God but in the fullness which is in the Giver. 

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JoJo's SILTY Deliverance

JoJo's SILTY Deliverance

Posted: 01 Sep, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

When we understand how God works in times of trouble, it helps us hold onto hope and stand strong until the time of rescue.

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Forged in the Fire

Forged in the Fire

Posted: 25 Aug, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Sometimes life is impossible and overwhelming. Because God is with us, those times can refine us like gold into something beautiful.

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Getting Saved / Jehoshaphat's Prayer

Getting Saved / Jehoshaphat's Prayer

Posted: 18 Aug, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message we learn lessons from Jehoshaphat on we can find life when we are facing trials that suck the life right out of us.

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I Will Trust in You

I Will Trust in You

Posted: 11 Aug, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

We have a faithful God who is always trustworthy! May we grow to trust Him more and more.

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Living Broken

Living Broken

Posted: 04 Aug, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

How can we live strong in the midst of a broken world where horrible things like the El Paso shooting happen?

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What Do I Believe?

What Do I Believe?

Posted: 28 Jul, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

When we allow God to change our beliefs, aligning them with the truth, it transforms our thoughts, attitudes, and emotions, bringing peace and vitality. 

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The Life of Faith

The Life of Faith

Posted: 14 Jul, 2019 | Author: JM

Guest speaker JM describes how every person can live a productive life of faith. 

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But What If I'm a Loser

But What If I'm a Loser

Posted: 14 Jul, 2019 | Author: John Houser

How can we be used by God when we feel like we are losers with nothing to offer?

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Don't Serve

Don't Serve

Posted: 07 Jul, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

If you want to be great, don’t serve. That pretty much sums it up. Jesus’ path to greatness is something completely different. Download Handout: With blanks/Without blanks

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Biblical Value of a Woman

Biblical Value of a Woman

Posted: 23 Jun, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Although many people have blamed religion for the oppression of women, the Bible has always placed an amazingly high value on women’s worth. From the very beginning, Scriptures say that both men and women were created in the image of God. Throughout both the Old and New Testaments the Bible directs men to honor women […]

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Be Loved

Be Loved

Posted: 23 Jun, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Did you know the most amazing being in the entire universe loves you?  Did you know He wants you to experience His love?

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Putting Money in its Place 4: A Matter of Honor

Putting Money in its Place 4: A Matter of Honor

Posted: 16 Jun, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

God has given us all that we have and He allows us to honor Him by giving some back.  And He blesses us in the process.

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Putting Money in Its Place 3: Good Resource

Putting Money in Its Place 3: Good Resource

Posted: 09 Jun, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Money is a great resource, but a poor master. What are the 7 purposes for the money with which God has entrusted us?

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Putting Money in its Place 2: Financial Management for the Children of God

Putting Money in its Place 2: Financial Management for the Children of God

Posted: 02 Jun, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Because God is our provided and He is our hope to have all our needs met (see last week’s message), we can be content with where we are in life.  This message looks at the core of how to manage our finances with a trust in God who is a good giver and according to […]

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Putting Money in Its Place 1: Care Provider

Putting Money in Its Place 1: Care Provider

Posted: 26 May, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Money can accomplish a lot. It can affect our status, provide us with an education, and make life more comfortable. One danger that we can face is that we may start to look to money to provide us with the things we want out of life instead of looking to God. For us to be […]

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Surrendering Control and Expectations

Surrendering Control and Expectations

Posted: 19 May, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Sometimes we are aware that even with our best planning we are not in control.  Sometimes life does not go at all according to our expectations.  We may even wonder where God is when life seems out of control and different than we wanted.  In this message Dove looks at the remarkable example of Mary, […]

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Easily Pleased Stars, Apples, and Frownies

Easily Pleased Stars, Apples, and Frownies

Posted: 12 May, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Colossians 1:10 And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way… NIV I recently started teaching ESL to Chinese kids online. When the students do a good job, I give them five stars. When I do a good job, the parents […]

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Contending for Our Faith

Contending for Our Faith

Posted: 05 May, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

How do we contend for our faith in the light of opposition against us?

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He is Coming

He is Coming

Posted: 28 Apr, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

When we hold to the promise of the coming of the lord and incorporate it into our everyday faith it allows us to let loose of the world and hold tightly to God.

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A Short History of Easter

A Short History of Easter

Posted: 21 Apr, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Easter remembers one of the most remarkable events in all of human history.  This is a brief look at the backstory of this day. 

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Just Chill Out

Just Chill Out

Posted: 14 Apr, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Jesus did not intend for us to be laden by the weight of unattainable perfection. Instead, he wanted to give us rest for our souls.

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Made in God's Image

Made in God's Image

Posted: 07 Apr, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Our culture is saying all kinds of things about gender and sexuality.  This brings up lots of questions.  Is gender just an arbitrary designation in our lives?  Is it something that God intended?  Does God want men and women to be different?  Does God have different roles for us each to play?  If we are […]

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Nudge

Nudge

Posted: 31 Mar, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Corinthians 1:25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. (NIV11) God, even at his hypothetical simplest level of thinking, is smarter than Albert Einstein at his peak. This is important to understand when it comes to our pursuit of advice. When [ ]

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Connecting to the Source

Connecting to the Source

Posted: 24 Mar, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

We were each made for greatness. We were created to do great things, to bring good into this world. Sometimes, aware of this truth, I can shrink back and feel inadequate, overwhelmed, and then do nothing. Or sometimes I can overextend myself try to do too much and then become dry and empty and realize [ ]

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Saint

Saint

Posted: 17 Mar, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

Galatians 4:19 My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you 2 Corinthians 3:18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate [reflect/behold] the Lord s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. Is […]

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Peaks and Valleys

Peaks and Valleys

Posted: 10 Mar, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Through Christ, we can find joy, strength, and comfort in the midst of life’s peaks and valleys.

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And That...You Were

And That...You Were

Posted: 03 Mar, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And that […]

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