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Jun 2009

Today in our playdate with the 4-8 year olds from CHAT (Church Hill Activities and Tutoring) we talked and sang a lot about turtles.  Turtles weren’t really the point, but I couldn’t help but sing the chorus of the old Music Machine song “Have Patience” while we made turtles out of paper plates. (And in…

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Jun 2009

Here’s where I’m supposed to be right now. The Acts29 Network graciously provides a 3 day retreat in Vail, CO for all lead pastors each summer. Did I mention that they “provide” the retreat (read “pay for”)? Last year it was an amazing experience for Erin and I to be with great friends and fellow…

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Jun 2009

God (part 1)

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Jun 2009

We want this space to be an extended discussion from Wednesday night as well as a place where you can find the notes, audio, and any other suggested resources that we think would be helpful for you to further unpack these Big Ideas. So, let’s get it going.

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17

Jun 2009

I bet that got your attention…since this is the Pastor’s Blog, we’ve decided to be more personal in how we approach it…so from now on this will be the spot to keep up with what is going on in our lives and what is going through our heads.  I’ll abuse my authority and get it…

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Jun 2009

The Bible (part 2)

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Jun 2009

Yesterday Ray was talking about how the Bible can be used for the worst purposes imaginable, like trying to get Jesus to forfeit his mission to die for sins when he was in the wilderness.  It made me think how most twisting or misuse of scripture by taking it out of context, is not a…

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Jun 2009

With apologies to Mark Driscoll, I am ripping off his fantastic application questions from his Ministry Idolatry talk at the Advance ’09 conference and rewriting them as challenges to us as parents. Does your joy change when your child’s behavior changes? Do you feel God’s approval of you depends on your skill as a parent?…

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Jun 2009

The Bible (part 1)

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Jun 2009

We have had a great semester in the Kids’ Community Group- eating together, playing crazy games, and talking about some pretty intense stuff in our sermon discussions. For the summer, the Kids’ Group will meet every week.  Instead of our bi-weekly home meeting, we will meet together during the teaching segment at our Big Ideas…

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