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Easter… at last!

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Posted by Pastor Larry Hackman on

Between the two biggest holidays of our faith, Christmas and Easter, sometimes Easter gets the short end of the stick. At least it can feel that way to me personally. I love Christmas. It’s easy to anticipate it, because everything we do at that time of year builds up to it. Lights...

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Which Way Is Jesus’ House?

Posted by Ellis White on

Over the last few days I’ve had to break the news about my dad to many people. Sometimes it’s been easier, although it’s never been easy. But the hardest was to tell Evelyn, my two-year old daughter. Evelyn loved Granda. Granda played Duplo with her, Granda danced with her...

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Holy Week

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Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Last Sunday 50 of us returned from a pilgrimage to Turkey.  Despite the headlines, we never felt insecure, and it was a truly inspiring experience to walk and stay in the places we read about in Acts, Revelation and the letters of Paul.  Perhaps my favorite spot this time was one that...

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Questions and Answers

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

1. What is a tithe? A tithe means literally “a tenth.” The tithe was ten percent of whatever was made or produced,; it was the first ten percent and it always belonged to the Lord. (By the way, Jesus reaffirmed the tithe in his own teaching! Matthew 23:23, for those who say...

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Send Me!

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Posted by Julie Hawkins on

Over 20 years ago, I went on my first mission trip with Chapel Hill to Mexico. Back in those days our Mexico trip was in the summer, we rode buses all the way down I-5 to Tijuana, and we slept on church floors along the way. We are all grateful for the introduction of midwinter break and flights...

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