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Baptism Debates: Worthwhile Questions to Consider – Part 1

Water baptism has been consistently practiced by the Church throughout the entire history of the Christian faith. It is…

Talking TULIP

As we begin a yearlong journey exploring our Statement of Faith, we consider profound questions related to the relationship…

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How Biblical Fellowship Can Restore the Church – Part 4

The modern Church is in crisis. We do not lack the power, presence or purpose of God. However, we…

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How Biblical Fellowship Can Restore the Church – Part 3

The modern Church is in crisis. We do not lack the power, presence or purpose of God. However, we…

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How Biblical Fellowship Can Restore the Church – Part 2

The modern Church is in crisis. We do not lack the power, presence or purpose of God. However, we…

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How Biblical Fellowship Can Restore the Church – Part 1

The modern Church is in crisis. We do not lack the power, presence or purpose of God. However, we…

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A Compelling Case for Contemporary Worship Songs

I grew up singing old traditional hymns. I loved to worship singing them as a child and I love…

ACT: Guidance for relating to friends with mental health concerns

This is the second article in a two-part series. Read part one here: 5 Things Small Churches Need…

5 Things Churches Need to Know About Mental Health

One area in which churches could be more informed and proactive is relating to individuals who have mental health…

Is it enough to confess our sins to God privately, or is the church needed for confession?

Is it enough to confess our sins to God privately, or is the church needed for confession?   We’ve…