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Swimming good for the figure?

If swimming is so good for your figure, then explain whales…

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Being Content When it Doesn’t Make Sense

Sometimes we don?t know how well off we really are until we know how worse it can get! Continue reading

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Gifting: Discovering Your Potential

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series The Coach in Your Corner

In this message we are going to take a look at how we can not only discover our potential, but also reach it, with the help of our “Coach”, the Holy Spirit and the tools and encouragement he gives. Continue reading

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Becoming a Servant

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Improving Your Serve

We?re going to walk though this passage in order to learn four ways to become better servants. Let?s set the context. In the first part of chapter 20, Jesus told a parable about some laborers who were hired to work in a vineyard. The landowner decided to pay everyone the same wage, regardless of how long they worked in the fields. Those who were hired first started to complain because they didn?t think it was fair. Jesus concluded his teaching by saying in verse 16: “So the last will be first, and the first will be last.”Verse 19 tells us that as Jesus was headed to Jerusalem to face suffering and death, He took the disciples aside and told them that He would be “mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day He will be raised to life.”
As we come to our text today, we?ll see that we?re really a lot like those first followers. Continue reading

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The Case for Love

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Authentic Christianity

Included in the Great Commandment is Jesus’ exhortation to “Love your neighbor as yourself”. In this message I talk about how authentic Christianity is characterized by a God given love as we be neighbors to people around us. Continue reading

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