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Before You Vote: It’s Okay to Disagree

Learn from the prophet Daniel how we can serve while disagreeing. With the election looming next week, we brought back this series from Pastor Jared that looks at how we should approach voting. Though this series first ran right before the 2018 midterm elections, God’s Word is timeless as we look to him for guidance.

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Before You Vote: Remember Jesus Isn’t on the Ballot

It would be so much easier if we could just check a box and vote for Jesus. But Jesus doesn’t belong to any political party. How do we make the right decision? With the election looming next week, we brought back this series from Pastor Jared that looks at how we should approach voting. Though this series first ran right before the 2018 midterm elections, God’s Word is timeless as we look to him for guidance.

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Before You Vote: Be an Influencer

Even if you’re sick of talking about politics, we still need to use elections as an opportunity to shine with the light of Christ. With the election looming next week, we brought back this series from Pastor Jared that looks at how we should approach voting. Though this series first ran right before the 2018 midterm elections, God’s Word is timeless as we look to him for guidance.

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It will be okay if we make it okay

I want you to feel better at the end of this devotion. It will all be okay. God is in control. And you are…

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Unanswered Prayers for Justice?

Why doesn’t God answer your prayers for justice? Pastor Mike says the answer is simple.

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Exclusivity

Jesus once said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6)….

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Why does racism exist?

A few years ago, I tried to explain racism to my kids. I defined racism as the belief that races are not distinct equals…

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His love is for the world

I’m so glad that Jesus wasn’t racist. The Novotny family tree reaches its branches back to modern Germany and the Czech Republic. Lots of…

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A multiracial Messiah

The other day, I tried to track down all the Jesuses in my office. I gathered every painting, picture, icon, and action figure. Then…

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Why?

Did you hear about that jury trial for the evil cat who murdered the innocent mouse? Snuck up on her while she was trying…

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Capital punishment

The practice of capital punishment has a long and intense debate over it that has lasted for centuries. There are powerful arguments both for…

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God & transgender (Part 5)

God gave us a gender (male or female); sin broke our bodies (including our sense of gender); Jesus’ body was broken to give us…