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What Does God Have To Do With The Fourth Of July?

Quick question amidst the frenzy of freedom-oriented celebration in America on July 4th: does God have anything to do with the 4th of July?

What if I said at least one American President in the past 50 years said God did have a part to play in American independence?  Any guesses as to who?

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Posted by on July 4, 2014 in Special Occasion

 

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The Secret to Deep Peace

“I want you to know how safe and secure you are in My Presence.  That is a fact, totally independent of your feelings.”
– Sarah Young, Jesus Calling, p. 146

Ever wonder how some people face mole hills with a constant state of drama, while others face mountains with a peace that passes understanding?  What makes the difference… and more importantly, how can we become those people of deep peace? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Reflection

 

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“Specifically For You” – audio sermon and study guide

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Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Group Discussion

 

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“The Key to Unlocking Life” – audio sermon and study guide

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Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Group Discussion

 

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“To or Through?” – audio sermon and study guide

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  • Sermon Title: “To or Through?” (Rev. Bill Hogan)
  • Audio Link (check HERE on Sunday afternoon for the latest sermon and .pdf download)
  • Sermon Scripture: 1 Peter 4:10-11
  • Additional Study Texts: Luke 12:42-48

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Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Group Discussion

 

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“A Tale of a Tool” – audio sermon and study guide

Wordserve Logo_COLORWordServe Church Study Guide for April 27, 2014

  • Sermon Title: “A Tale of a Tool” (Rev. Bill Hogan)
  • Audio Link (check HERE on Sunday afternoon for the latest sermon and .pdf download)
  • Sermon Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-10
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Posted by on April 24, 2014 in Group Discussion

 

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To Plan… or Not to Plan?

Have you ever known someone who is a compulsive planner?  They have their entire day planned out… or perhaps their entire life!  Anything that disrupts their plan will likely make them downright irritable and not fun to be around.  How do I know this?  Because I used to be a compulsive planner.

Then we had kids… 3 of them… all girls.  Plan?  What plan?

My accountability partner (aka, my “Wingman in Christ”) recently gave me a copy of Jesus Calling by Sarah Young.  In today’s devotion, it says:

“A mind preoccupied with planning pays homage to the idol of control.  Turn from this idolatry back to Me.  Listen to me and live abundantly.” (p. 117).

Which got me to thinking: is it wrong for a follower of Jesus to plan?

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Posted by on April 22, 2014 in Reflection

 

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