Biblical Church Discipline
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Biblical Church Discipline

On Sunday night, January 10, 2016, I spoke about the difficult topic of Church Discipline. I want to follow up here with some written notes and Scripture passages for those who weren’t able to attend that service, as well as for future reference. Of course you can always watch or listen to the entire talk,...

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Sneak Peek 4: Creation Restored

This next year our church will begin a new theme. A theme that we believe is very relevant to us and the world that we live in. 2016 is going to be all about “Broken to Restored” As a result of sin, we live broken lives, in a broken world. Thankfully, God has created a way to see...

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Jehovah Jireh and Video Projectors … huh??

Jehovah Jireh is one of many names given to the LORD in Scripture ([biblegateway passage=”Genesis 22:14″ display=”Genesis 22:14″]). It literally means “The LORD will provide.” Abraham calls the LORD Jehovah Jireh just after God provided a ram for the sacrifice that he had prepared in place of his son Isaac. I can’t begin to imagine how...

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Sneak Peek 3: Creation Unraveled

This next year our church will begin a new theme. A theme that we believe is very relevant to us and the world that we live in. 2016 is going to be all about “Broken to Restored” As a result of sin, we live broken lives, in a broken world. Thankfully, God has created a way to see...

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Sneak Peek 2: Rebuilding Your Broken World

This next year our church will begin a new theme. A theme that we believe is very relevant to us and the world that we live in. 2016 is going to be all about “Broken to Restored” As a result of sin, we live broken lives, in a broken world. Thankfully, God has created a way to see...

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Sneak Peek 1: Right Thinking In a World Gone Wrong

This next year our church will begin a new theme, a theme that we believe is very relevant to us and the world that we live in. 2016 is going to be all about “Broken to Restored.” As a result of sin, we live broken lives in a broken world. Thankfully, God has created a way to see...

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Are You Being Equipped?

As we seek to carry out our mission here at South of making disciples by reaching those who are far from God, while growing up those who are in Christ, one of our key steps we desire a person to take is the step of getting themselves equipped. One of the reasons this is one...

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FOMO-Phobia …

If you’ve ever watched the TV show Monk, you are familiar with the assortment of phobias that he struggles with. On occasion, when I begin to show concern over the sticky spots on the floor in front of the refrigerator, or the non-symmetrical arrangement of our home furnishings, or washcloths hanging over the water faucet...

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Budget Time!!!!!!

This time every year marks the point where planning for next year’s fiscal budget takes place. Budget leaders from different ministries work with others in their ministry to put together a budget for the year ahead. Much time and thought goes into the process, and it can be nerve racking at times. However, it is...

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I Don’t Want Your Coffee

As many families did this summer, my family and I took a vacation. Our time away took us to Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New York where we spent time with my family, Carol’s family, and church family from our ministry in New York. Now, whenever my family goes on vacation, one of our most favorite things...