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A Prayer for Las Vegas

In the wake of the senseless, horrifying tragedy in Las Vegas Sunday night, there are many understandable reactions. Shock. Confusion. Rage. Deep sadness. However you react emotionally, for those of us who claim to follow Jesus, there should be a … Continue reading

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Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you. – iPhone

Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you. – iPhone While I know in my head that those words should be attributed God, as I consider my life it has also been true of my iPhone. My one … Continue reading

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Exploring Contentment – Questions To Consider

On Sunday we explored the the kingdom practice of contentment. We defined contentment in this way: Contentment is the attitude of acceptance concerning where God has you in life with what God has given you. Contentment grows in the soil … Continue reading

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Four Reasons Why Jesus Should Captive Your Mind More Than the President

I recently wrote an article for an organization called Missio Alliance. I recommend checking them out and, if you like the articles, podcasts, and other media they curate, subscribing to their weekly e-newsletter. If you’re interested, here’s an introductory paragraph … Continue reading

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What’cha Reading: Book 1, Part 2

I recently started a new blog series called Whatcha Reading. My inaugural post was part 1 of a review of a book called Unfettered Hope by theologian Marva Dawn. Due to the density of this book, I decided to break … Continue reading

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On Prayer: Waiting Five Years For The Answer I Wanted

Five years. Yes, five years. When the Chrio family invited me to be their Pastor just over five years ago I began praying that God would develop relationships between our church family and the families that attend Pedro Guerrero Elementary … Continue reading

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What’cha Reading? Book 1, Part 1

Title: Unfettered Hope: A Call to Faithful Living in an Affluent Society Author:¬†Internationally renowned theologian, author, and educator Dr. Marva J. Dawn has served as Teaching Fellow in Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Under Christians Equipped … Continue reading

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