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The Mission of Multiplication

Author: Matt ChandlerCategory: General, Missions, Theology

Beginning this weekend, we will turn our attention as a church body to the book of Acts. As we enter into the series, I wanted to address our purpose in studying it, and to pass on to you some tools to help leverage the time we will give to learning and applying the story of the early Church.

Mere Introspection or Godly Reflection?

Author: Brady GoodwinCategory: General

This fall, we spent several weeks in our Recovering Redemption series examining the roots of sin and idolatry and the surpassing hope of the gospel. Through the proclamation of His Word, God saves men and women and begins the work of sanctification in our lives. He helps us to see our sin, empowering us to find freedom from it and to pursue godliness as He conforms us to the image of Christ.

Considering Adoption

Author: The Village ChurchCategory: General, Parenting, Missions

It’s not uncommon to hear a Christian couple say that they’ve “talked about adoption.” There’s a good chance that you, at some point or another, have considered what it might look like for you to adopt a child. There are many of us who “talk about it,” but we may not know how to take it beyond talk.

Individualism is the Enemy in the Fight Against Abortion

Author: Adam LancasterCategory: Culture

We Americans are a warlike people, always ready to take up arms, and the “culture wars” have put us all on high alert. While the urgency surrounding many cultural issues fails to live up to the alarmist rhetoric, abortion is, in fact, an immediate crisis. The fight for the unborn is the good fight. I wonder, however, if we’ve got the true enemy in our sights. There may be a common ...

Recovering Our Humanity

Author: Clint PatronellaCategory: General, Theology

Suffering is common to all human beings and becomes a cord that ties us together. It comes in many different forms, with varying degrees, and slowly but surely chips away at our humanity. William Shakespeare famously wrote: “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he today that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother…”

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