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View From the Shore (3.0) #7: Living Like Friday Night

On the last day at the beach, we did it all. We went on an excursion, got Duck Donuts, swam in the ocean and the pool. That night, we got pizza from our favorite place. We went digging for crabs. We took … Continue reading

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Easter Sermon: What Difference Does the Cross Make?

What difference does the cross make? How can a man who dies on a cross be considered influential? It goes against everything we’re taught about power, and culture, and lasting influence. Jesus had no money, no military victories, no legions … Continue reading

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 Cities of Refuge #12 (the Bible says what?)

One of the strangest passages I’ve ever read in the Bible is in Deuteronomy 4:41-43. There, Moses establishes three cities that will allow anyone who had unintentionally killed a neighbor to find safety. These were their ‘cities of refuge.’ Different? … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Samson- Repentance (Character Counts)

Football is over; baseball has not yet started. That means it is basketball season – and March Madness is coming! I like basketball – it’s five teammates against five teammates. It’s simple and to the point… most of the time. There are … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Gideon – Perseverance

  No one wakes up in the morning and prays, “God, please increase my perseverance.” It just isn’t in us to want more perseverance – because the only way to grow perseverance is to be tested – over and over again – … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: David – Compassion (Character Counts Series)

David was a man after God’s own heart. He was also a courageous boy with a hand full of rocks, an outlaw and fugitive, a singer, an adulterer, a king, and a seeker. But in Second Samuel 9:1-12, he was something … Continue reading

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Things Jesus Never Said: The World Is Going To Hell

I remember the voice more than I can distinguish the man’s features as I look back into my college career. (It’s getting farther and farther away, you know!) He would appear in the spring, when the weather was warm enough … Continue reading

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