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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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Six Steps to Talking About Jesus

Join us for a new six-week study on the how and why of sharing Jesus with others....

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Flapjack Fundraiser Helpers!

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Youth and Youth Parents! Our second Youth Camp fundraiser is coming up on Saturday, June 15th atApplebee's restaurant in Goodyear. Our Youth will be your servers for an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast! Here's how you can help: 1.Register Your Student Server!Enter your students name in the comment section below (FYI, comments don't appear right away), and downlo...

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The STORY of LIFE Workshop

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Ever wanted the "big picture" of the Bible? Eager to know the whole story of Scripture, and how all the pieces fit together? Join us for "The Story of Life" workshop....

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Youth Field Trip: Urban Air!

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Youth and Youth Parents! We are excited to be taking our Way of Grace Youth (and their friends) to the newUrban Air Trampoline and Adventure Parkin Goodyear (click name to learn more). The 'deets': WHEN: Sunday, May 26th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. COST: $10 (includes full access to the park (normally $24.99), and two slices of pizza and a drink) All Youth (grades 6-1...

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You May Be Wrong About the Lord's Prayer

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How exactly should we use the Lord's Prayer? In some traditions, consistent repetition of the exact words of this prayer seems to be done in a mechanical way, as if the prayer were some kind of 'magical mantra'. Others have emphasized the idea that this prayer is not a mantra, but a model, intended to shape the broad contours of all our prayers. So which is it?...

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Youth Rummage Sale 2019--Volunteers!

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Youth and Youth Parents! Take a look at the volunteer needs/time slots for our Rummage Sale Fundraiser and let us know how you can help.......

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Practicing Digital Disciplines: Four Areas to Keep in Mind

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Like the operator of a nuclear power station, effectively handling the power of your digital device requires careful consideration and consistent discipline. Without this mindset, experiencing a relational or emotional or mental or spiritual 'meltdown' is a very real possibility....

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From Valentine's Day to Good Friday

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While colorful hearts and cartoonish cupids are common images around Valentine's Day, the cross was the image the Apostle Paul wanted his reader to be informed and inspired by above all others. As Paul wrote in the opening verses of Ephesians 5, God has called us to “walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us”...

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