Building Together
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Building Together

Building Together: Our Offering Pastor Steve Valdez 5/27/18 This week, Harvest’s youth pastor Steve shared a message with us about the important place that every single member of the church has in the effort to “build the tabernacle.” That is, that the task of contributing to the church has been given to all, not simply the...

Fresh Water
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Fresh Water

Fresh Water: The Art of Listening Mike Halstead 5/20/18 For the last four weeks, we have been examining James 3, a passage dedicated to the dangers of unrestrained speech and the importance of using your tongue for good, rather than sin. This week, let’s take a look at the reverse side of the coin: listening. In...

Fresh Water: The Surface of Faith
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Fresh Water: The Surface of Faith

Fresh Water: The Surface of Faith Pastor Mike Halstead 5/13/18 This week, let’s take some time to talk about how our faith translates into action. We have been looking at a passage in James 3 for a month now, unpacking the potential our tongues have. Potential to build up or destroy; to encourage or hurt....

Fresh Water: Good Vibrations and Positive Motivations
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Fresh Water: Good Vibrations and Positive Motivations

Fresh Water: Good Vibrations and Positive Motivations 5/6/18 Mike Halstead Last week, Mike discussed the danger of how we can use our words selfishly, motivating others for personal gain or through methods that don’t reflect the gentleness of Christ. This week, let’s look at how motivation of positive speech habits can be a boon to...

Fresh Water: Motivations
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Fresh Water: Motivations

Fresh Water: Motivations Pastor Mike Halstead 4/29/18 This week, we are looking at how we use our speech to motivate ourselves and others, and the detrimental impact we may have when we are not in full control of our tongue. Before reading on, think of a way that you have used words to motivate someone...