Be Emptied
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Be Emptied

Philippians 2:5-8. Empty ourselves like Jesus did when he left heaven to come to earth. Humble ourselves.

Community on Purpose, Pt 3
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Community on Purpose, Pt 3

We are the body of Christ, but what happens when the body has limited communication with it's members? Steve Valdez talks about how our church body can be staying strong and healthy in distanced times.

The Pursuit of Community
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The Pursuit of Community

But this realization doesn't end there. This also shows how vital community itself is. If we remember back to the Last Supper, where communion was established, we don't see Jesus alone, we see men sitting together and supporting one another in a time of upheaval.

To Bear Fruit
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To Bear Fruit

My wife and I have a cherry tree in our backyard. It’s a nice enough tree, as trees go. It’s not too big, its roots aren’t intrusive, and it looks nice and creepy in the fall, as trees should. And yet, although the tree has several good things going for it, there is one flaw...

A Constant Example
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A Constant Example

I had an unexpected encounter recently. Friday mornings, my wife is in the office and my two older kids are at school, so my youngest (Charlotte) and I have that time with just the two of us. Well, a few weeks ago, I decided to take Charlotte out to breakfast, only the healthiest of meals,...