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100.4.15

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From now until the end of the month, you can, amazingly, provide over 100 meals for a person in need in our community for just $15! We are pleased to partner with All Faith Community Services in Buckeye to bless so many who are struggling in light of the current crisis....

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"Cases of Urgent Need"

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Consider for a moment the Apostle Paul's encouragement regarding the church in Titus 3:14. He writes... And let our people learn to devote themselves to good works, so as to help cases of urgent need, and not be unfruitful. Brothers and sisters, is Way of Grace an "unfruitful" church in regard to "cases of urgent need"? I hope we aren't. In fact, if your past eag...

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Where is God in the Best and Worst of Times?

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Behind that question is one that's been asked for millennia. It's often referred to as 'the problem of evil'. Why does God's plan include the rescue of some and not others, the severe suffering of some and not others? Frankly, there are no easy answers to such questions. But the assumptions behind our questions can be helpful. Your piece assumed the value of all human life...

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Easter Every Day

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Resurrection apart from death is not resurrection. It is reconfiguration. It is reinterpretation. It is renovation and remodeling. But it isn't resurrection....

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7 Bible Verses to Consider in Light of COVID-19

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Many people today are looking for answers. Pandemics, like most crises, have a way of driving us in that direction. But many seem hungry for more than just health advice, social guidelines, and up-to-date statistics... I would offer up that these people are looking for what we might call spiritual answers. That collection of ancient scriptures we call the Bible is (and for...

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NEW POST: Salvation Through Sickness, Not From It

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At a time when sickness is on the minds of so many, the 'benefits package' offered by the often-termed 'prosperity gospel' might seem especially appealing. What is the prosperity gospel? It's the belief (popular in many Charismatic and Pentecostal circles) that Jesus came, not simply to save you from sin and self, but from disease and debt as well... But is this really wha...

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Manly Monday Meditations

Welcome, Gents! On this regularly-updated post (every Monday) you will find a thought or two about true manliness in light of God's word. These thoughts will be drawn from the previous week's New Testament readings (from our "5-on-5" Bible Reading Plan). I hope you will... 1. Prayerfully read with us through the New Testament in 2020. 2. Prayerfully consider the current...

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Christmas in the Park

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We're excited for the opportunity to bring a Christmas blessing to the community on Monday evening, December 23rd at Sundance Park. Our hope for this "Christmas in the Park" event is to host a kind of informal Christmas Eve service, under the stars from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. But to pull this off WE NEED YOUR HELP!...

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How Great Pain Can Point Us to a Great God

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For many, painful circumstances drive us toward one of three, general stress responses: fight, flight, or freeze...But what if we added “faith” to that list? It was C.S. Lewis...who said: “Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.”...

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10 Reasons Why, Though Awful, the Idea of Hell is Not Absurd

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When we consider what the Bible tells us about hell, it is undoubtedly awful. But is it absurd? Is the idea of hell unreasonable? Some people believe so. But hell is clearly taught in Scripture. In fact, Jesus spoke about it more than anyone else. So what can we do? What should we do with this Christian concept of hell in a 'hell no' society?...

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