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Perception #15 – Change is a Choice

Last weekend, John shared a crucial principle about living a life of purpose and experiencing the gospel. Change. Jesus, John the Baptist, and all of the disciples were said, in the Gospels, to have shared a message of repentance. Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying,…

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9/11 Looking Ahead

Twelve years ago, our family was living in a small town just outside the Washington D.C. beltway. I was having breakfast with a friend and there happened to be a TV on CNN in the corner. One by one, people began standing in front of the TV so my friend and I walked over to…

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Perception #13 – A New Life

This weekend we are going to be exploring Jesus’ perception of eternal life. While bookshelves and airwaves are full of people making a quick buck claiming that Christianity has gotten it all wrong, this teaching of live before death and life after death is central to the message of Jesus. We’ve been exploring the stories…

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Perception #12 – A Simple Thought

Here’s a simple thought. Jesus said this about his purpose in caring for others. “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty…

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Perception #11 – No Matter What

We all have them. People we know that don’t let us forget all the things we’ve done in our lives that we desperately want to forget. Those “friends” that seem to enjoy reminding us of our failures. I have found for most, that we subject ourselves to more of these nightmarish trips down bad memory…