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Dear Church Family, Easter is only a few weeks away (Sunday, April 16, 2017)! What an exciting time of year for our church family as we really get to welcome our community into our church during the Easter Season. There are several ways for you to be involved before and on the day of Easter!…

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A few years ago my older brother asked me to write my own obituary. I remember the day clearly. We were talking on the phone and we were talking about our lives and what we had both experienced in the last number of years. We shared and talked about what God had led us through…

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A few weeks a couple of my friends bought me a Fitbit as an early birthday present. Since then, I have been keenly aware of a few things: how many steps I take, how many calories I burn, how many flights of steps I climb, etc. Between the Fitbit’s website & the app on my…

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On Saturday nights, usually pretty late, I like to take a walk through my church building. It’s quiet and very peaceful. It gives me a great opportunity to clear my head and think through the service on Sunday. I take the opportunity to pray for our church, the service the following day and for the…

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A few weeks I was introduced to a new word…’brutiful.’ It was introduced to me by new friends of mine Michael Maglish and Keaton Smith. ‘Brutiful’ as in the ministry (they were specifically referencing ‘youth’ ministry) can be both brutal and beautiful at the same time. It’s hard to argue with that logic because there…

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Last week I had the opportunity to join nine of our teenagers and our Associate Pastor Darren Dickson as they made their way to Boise Idaho for Boise Bible College’s annual Preview event. It’s an opportunity for young people to visit a college campus, meet students and professors and catch a glimpse of what God…

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