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Matt Carder

BlogDeep Thoughts with MattLent 2021

Good Friday

On this Good Friday, we reflect on the pain and suffering that touches each of our lives at some point. Be it sickness, loss, or tragedy, these periodic reminders that we live in a broken world are part of our shared human experience. In these…
Matt Carder
April 2, 2021
BlogLent 2021

Call Me That I May See You

For today's blog, I offer a prayer of St. Augustine. Make this your prayer today as you remember Jesus's promise. "Come to me all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Lord Jesus, let me know myself and know You, and…
Matt Carder
March 25, 2021
BlogDeep Thoughts with MattLent 2021

Evangelical Stream

Contemplative – Holiness – Charismatic Social Justice – Evangelical - Incarnational We’re nearing the end of a series where we’re exploring the six great Christian traditions. Each of these broad Christian movements is founded in Scripture and the life and teaching of Jesus. As Christians,…
Matt Carder
March 4, 2021
BlogDeep Thoughts with MattLent 2021

The Social Justice Stream

Contemplative – Holiness – Charismatic – Social Justice – Evangelical - Incarnational You can’t read the Bible honestly without picking up on God’s heart for justice for the poor and oppressed. There are countless verses about caring for the poor, the immigrant, the overlooked, and…
Matt Carder
February 25, 2021
BlogDeep Thoughts with MattLent 2021

The Charismatic Stream

Contemplative – Holiness – Charismatic – Social Justice – Evangelical - Incarnational We’re halfway through our exploration of these six streams of Christian faith. As we begin Lent, it occurs to me that this happens to be a perfect time to look at these traditions.…
Matt Carder
February 18, 2021
BlogDeep Thoughts with Matt

The Holiness Stream

Contemplative – Holiness – Charismatic – Social Justice – Evangelical - Incarnational Recently, I’ve been thinking about the ways we can learn from different Christian traditions. (I’m a pastor, so that kind of goes with the job.) But still, I’m convinced there’s a way to…
Matt Carder
February 10, 2021
BlogDeep Thoughts with Matt

What’s Next?

What's Next? Commonway Vision Team I’m extending a thank you to Carl Frost for preaching this past Sunday. If you didn’t get a chance to listen, I encourage you to click here and check that out. The Power of God – January 24th - Carl…
Matt Carder
January 27, 2021
BlogDeep Thoughts with Matt

Do Not Lose Heart

Defeating Discouragement Do Not Lose Heart I want to remind you of the Apostle Paul’s words we looked at Sunday: 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17 For our light and momentary…
Matt Carder
January 20, 2021
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