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TAPESTRY

Tapestry A beautiful community of diverse abilities /ˈtapəstrē/ noun Something felt to resemble a richly and complexly designed cloth. “The history of the church’s interaction with the disabled is at best an ambiguous one. Rather than being a structure for...

Jonah and the Prophets

The Old Testament book of Jonah, which we have been studying the past few weeks at Faith Church, is part of the section of the Bible often called the “Minor Prophets,” consisting of the 12 books from Amos to Malachi. These prophets are differentiated from the other Prophetic Books...

The True Hero

A tendency that many have when they read the Bible is to look at the human figures in the stories and see them as the heroes of the stories and as people we should be like. For example, we can hear stories about “be a David,” “be a Daniel,” “be a Moses,&rdquo...

Restoring the World One Relationship at a Time

Did you ever wonder why Jesus walked everywhere He went? I mean, He is God, so why not roll around in a chariot or at least ride a horse?  I think the answer is simple:  Jesus invested in relationships. To ride along past people would have saved Him time and no doubt energy; it would...

Olympics, Christians, and the Bible

Over the past couple of weeks, my family and countless others (perhaps even yours!) have been watching the Olympics, seeing superhuman sorts of accomplishments by American athletes such as Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, and Simone Biles as well as athletes from other countries like...

Pastors, Elders, and Deacons (Oh My!)

I suspect most people would be able to identify and explain what lions, tigers, and bears are (and even the Wizard of Oz reference), but I am not sure if the majority of people (even within our church) could identify and explain what pastors, elders, and deacons do. This is completely...

Think Orange

Think Orange What does that really mean anyway?  Think orange.  Let’s unpack it together.  Simply put, it’s our church and our homes working together to do everything we can do to have Jesus be the center of everything we do.  We want kids and students to love...

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