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Traction – Part 1: Start Your Engine!

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Welcome to our new series titled Traction: Getting Going With God. Someone in the congregation here who used to race cars as a hobby: the real deal, on a track, with a helmet, going crazy fast. He explained that the last thing drivers want in a race is to lose traction, to slip. At the…

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Viral Bible Verses – Part 4

Philippians 4:13 Welcome to week 4 and our final talk in our series Viral. Just like videos go viral, we’ve been digging into Bible verses that have gone viral—one a week, talking about what made that verse go viral, then discovering the context in which that verse was given, so that we can experience the…

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Viral Bible Verses – Part 2

Matthew 6:13 Last year more than 27 billion chapters of the Bible were read on the YouVersion Bible app. Since the Bible is comprised of less than 1,200 chapters in total, 27 billion chapters read is great to hear! People listened to more than 4 billion Bible chapters read to them from the YouVersion Bible…

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Viral Bible Verses – Part 1

Joshua 1:9 You know what it’s like when something goes viral—usually a video that’s funny or amazing. It goes viral when person after person shares it, tweets it, posts it, and brings it up in conversation. And before you know it, it’s widely known. It enters the cultural milieu.  And it isn’t just videos that…

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How to Experience Spiritual Victory

This past week brought the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when thousands of young men advanced into a life-or-death battle to win freedom for the people of Europe.  The New Testament passage we come to today in our study through the book of Ephesians is all about the battle underway today, the battle to bring spiritual…

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How to Change Bosses Without Changing Your Job

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An engineering graduate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology was in his first ever career job interview when the Human Resources representative asked the question he’d been waiting for: “What range are you looking for in starting salary?”  A smile came to his face as he decided to swing for the fence. He has massive student…

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How to Follow Christ as a Family

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When you read the New Testament account of Mary and Joseph leaving their son behind at the Temple, it’s easy to wonder how on earth they forgot that child? It happens. At the end of first grade, my parents packed me and seven other Cavanaghs into a station wagon to camp our way across the…

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The Power of Love & Respect in Marriage

As Aretha put it, every marriage needs plenty of love, and more than a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T. The Ephesians passage we come to today presents the most powerful choice a husband and wife can make in how they treat each other. What’s in here, when it’s rightly understood and put into practice by both husband and…

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