Looking Both Ways

In this prayer, Paul is looking back on the cross of Christ and the conversion of these Christians; for that, he gives thanks. He also looks ahead to the day of Christ’s return and to what these Christians will need until then; for that, he makes requests. Our life of discipleship is one of looking […]

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Our Church Reputation

The church in Colossea was known for its faith in Christ, love for one another, and hope of heaven. May this be our reputation in our city in the years ahead.  Text: Colossians 3-8

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The Church of Christ

The opening of the book of Colossians encourages us to make two shifts in our thinking. The first shift is from “me” to “we”.  The second shift is from “us” to “Christ”. Together, we are encouraged to think about being the church in Christ.  Text: Colossians 1:1-2

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Fear Not…God Has Come in Person

The announcements of Jesus’ birth came with the word of the Lord through his angle saying, “Fear not.” Trusting, worshiping, serving, and loving Jesus the joy of our lives in a world of fear. Text: Luke 2:1-21

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