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Persevere

Author: Jeremy DanielCategory: Parenting

Parenting and working with students can at times be daunting. Sometimes students do not mature as quickly as we would like, they do not make the changes that we would like, and they make decisions that we definitely do not like. Being called to this specific group requires much grace to be received and much grace to be extended. I just want to encourage you to persevere.

Teaching Video: 'In My Place'

Author: Michael BleeckerCategory: Worship & Music

Worship Pastor Michael Bleecker provides teaching and insight into one of The Village's favorite gospel worship songs, "In My Place." If you would like to maximize the video to full screen for easier viewing, mouseover the video and in the bottom right corner you will see the full-screen icon. The video below is also available on The Village Church YouTube Channel. [VIDEO]

Mike Tyson, Fighting Fear and the Gospel

Author: Josh PattersonCategory: Culture

Mike Tyson has always intrigued me. As a kid I would watch boxing fights with my dad and brother. It was during this time that Tyson was punishing his opponents en route to becoming the youngest undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. He was 20 and the world was at his fingers, or fists. With nicknames like “Kid Dynamite,” “Iron Mike” and “The Baddest Man on the Planet,” he ...

Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?

Author: Geoff AshleyCategory: Theology

I believe in God the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried. He descended to hell, on the third day rose again from the dead, ascended to heaven, sits at the right hand of God the Father almighty, thence He will come to ...

First and Greatest

Author: Mallery YenCategory: Parenting

I love the rules. Maybe not for the right reason, but I love the rules. When Jesus was asked what the greatest commandment was, He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” Out of all the things Jesus could have said, He says the first and greatest rule is to love God with all you are, with everything you have.

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