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Family and friends—we love them! . . . but sometimes it’s not so easy to love them. What does God say about being a parent, family dysfunction, happy marriages, divorce, difficult people, forgiveness, and much more?

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Known and loved

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A guy in a suit and tie walks into a bar; everyone in the place turns…

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The faces of Mom and Dad

Picture your parents in your mind’s eye. In all that you see, do you also envision the face of God superimposed over theirs? In…

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Dear Mom

Dear Mom, I miss you every day. Your motto rings in my ears: “Put on the full armor of God” (Ephesians 6:11). I appreciate…

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Moms can do most things that Jesus can’t

Jesus ascended into heaven. He’s no longer physically here, but seated at the right hand of the Father, he is ruling all things with…

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Jesus Doesn’t Make Sense: It’s OK to Disrespect Your Mom?

Sometimes there are things in the Bible that don’t make sense. So how do we read these confusing passages? Particularly this one where Jesus calls his mother, “Woman”? In this series, Pastor Jon looks at Jesus’ miracle of turning water into wine—and how it helps us understand God’s actions in our lives.

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When you’ve been hacked

On Facebook it’s easy to tell when your friend’s account has been hacked. You go from seeing family photos and funny stories to being…

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The 4 Loves in Your Life

Pastor Phil walks us through what love is by looking at the four loves—and how we can show these loves to those around us.

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4 Loves in Your Life: Passionate Love

Physical and sexual love in and of itself is a blessing and what makes us uniquely human. But, Pastor Phil warns, the abuse of this kind of love is one of the devil’s oldest tricks. This abuse is one of the biggest fundamental problems of our culture. In this series, Pastor Phil walks us through what love is by looking at the four loves.

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4 Loves in Your Life: Friendship Love

The love between friends is a side-by-side love between “naked personalities.” Pastor Phil helps us see who are our real friends, pointing us back to our ultimate Friend. In this series, Pastor Phil walks us through what love is by looking at the four loves.

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4 Loves in Your Life: Family Love

Who are the people in your life who have shown you a special, family like love? Pastor Phil flips that thought and asks, Who have you shown that love to? In this series, Pastor Phil walks us through what love is by looking at the four loves.

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Who Can I Turn to for Help?

How many people would it take to give you the help that you need? Pastor Caleb encourages you not to lose sight of the fact that, regardless of the number, there are people who are meant to be around you. This week, Pastor Caleb helps us get ready for Easter by reflecting on Easter’s effects on our lives.

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The Holy Spirit is predictive text

It’s a little creepy, but my work email knows what I want to type before I even type it. With predictive typing, I start…