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How Christians ________ Resources

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This past Sunday we finished our sermon series “How Christians ________” where we looked at a number of different topics we experience in our life and looked at what wisdom Scripture and the church can offer in those situations.  Every week we had a resource that inspired the sermon (other than Scripture and Jesus).  As we close the series we wanted t...

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How Christians Consume Culture

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. How should Christians engage culture?  How should Christians consume different things in culture?  This is a question we lo...

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How Christians Parent

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This past Sunday in church we looked at whether Scripture could give us any guidance when it came to parenting our children.  I for one need guidance when it comes to being a parent.  I have felt unprepared and overwhelmed by the task from day one.  And in Paul Tripp’s book Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles that Can Radically Change Your Family we found ...

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Look for the Helpers and Have the Conversations You Also Don’t Have Answers For

I was in middle school when two students brought guns into Columbine High School and committed mass murder of their students, teachers, peers.  I remember coming home from school on the bus, being by myself in the house, and watching the news.  I remember what happened consuming my thoughts for weeks to come.   I was in high school when a father and his so...

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How Christians Pass On Their Faith, The Long List of Resources

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How Christians Pass On Their Faith, The Long List of Resources...

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Being a Parent is Intimidating Enough So How Can I Be the One to Pass On My Faith?

Being a Parent is Intimidating Enough So How Can I Be the One to Pass On My Faith?...

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How Christians Use Technology

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"Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array. By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done."  Genesis 2: 1-3 This past Sunday we looked at How Christia...

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How Christians Fight

  2 Corinthians 5:18-19 All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.   Christians fight.  We do.  Christians are people and p...

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How Christians Read the Bible

This blog is a follow up to the sermon from this past Sunday "How Christians Read the Bible."  To listen to that sermon, go to http://www.spiritandlifechurch.org/sermons  I remember a few weeks ago we were all making preparations, running to libraries to get glasses, and in general going a bit crazy for the eclipse.  I watched the eclipse from my house...

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How Christians _________

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[Jesus said,] “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”  John 14:15   I thought I’d won the argument.  As a kid I wanted to watch the TV show The Simpsons, something that wasn’t allowed in my family.  But I had recently learned that a neighborhood friend was allowed to watch it and I returned to my parents sure that anot...

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