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The Water’s Edge

Making it once again to the water’s edge Where the waves of the Atlantic meet the sands of the Carolina’s Traveling from the coast of Africa reaching my fingertips as I bend down to touch the water Breathing in the salty air the wind moves…
Advent 2021BlogDeep Thoughts with Matt

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
Advent 2021Blog

Take This Cup

Each Tuesday and Wednesday during Lent, we will share -section by section- the Easter story as recorded in the book of Luke. As you read, we suggest that you follow an abbreviated form of Lectio Divina. Lectio Divina means "sacred reading" and is an approach…
Jeremy Neckers
March 3, 2021
Advent 2021Blog

Who Is the Greatest?

Each Tuesday and Wednesday during Lent, we will share -section by section- the Easter story as recorded in the book of Luke. As you read, we suggest that you follow an abbreviated form of Lectio Divina. Lectio Divina means "sacred reading" and is an approach…
Jeremy Neckers
March 2, 2021
Advent 2021Blog

Sing to the Lord

January 2008 was one of the lowest points I can remember having in my life. A few weeks after learning I was pregnant with our second child, I had a miscarriage.  I was not prepared for the intense and deep grief I would experience because…
Jill Dubois
March 1, 2021
Advent 2021Blog

God Speaking Through Song

“But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.”  -  Psalm 59:16 I have a confession, I am terrible at memorizing Scripture. Generally, I would say I…
Christy Close
February 26, 2021
Advent 2021BlogDeep Thoughts with Matt

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
Advent 2021Blog

The Last Supper

Each Tuesday and Wednesday during Lent, we will share -section by section- the Easter story as recorded in the book of Luke. As you read, we suggest that you follow an abbreviated form of Lectio Divina. Lectio Divina means "sacred reading" and is an approach…
Jeremy Neckers
February 24, 2021
Advent 2021Blog

Judas Agrees to Betray Jesus

Each Tuesday and Wednesday during Lent, we will share -section by section- the Easter story as recorded in the book of Luke. As you read, we suggest that you follow an abbreviated form of Lectio Divina. Lectio Divina means "sacred reading" and is an approach…
Jeremy Neckers
February 23, 2021
Advent 2021Blog

Grace & Peace

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. This is a story from Nicaragua. There’s a risk, I think, in telling stories that happen in other countries. It’s easy for us (well, at least for me) to think that…
Jeremy Neckers
February 22, 2021
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