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The Rich Man & Lazarus- Luke 16:19-31

People mistake this parable as a story about the poor getting rewarded for their suffering while the rich will finally suffer. The real meaning is more relevant than that for us today, as so many fail to heed God’s warnings.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The King Jesus Gospel Luke 16:14-18

We return to our study in the Gospel of Luke to a passage in which Jesus confronts the religious leaders of his day. They have missed the plan of God that has been proclaimed by John the Baptizer and is being revealed by Jesus. These verses remind us of the challenge before us to accept […]

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Explore God: How does knowing Jesus help me?

Watch the Opening video from Explore God Watch the Explanation of the Gospel by Matt Chandler Watch the extended playlist of gospel presentations that Pastor Stephen mentioned in the message. 20150215 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Explore God: Can I like Jesus and hate religion?

20150208  There are a whole lot more people who like Jesus than like Christians and the Christianity they see. It is a real problem if we are going to interact with people about coming to faith in Christ. Some of them just dont want to be part of the church and associated with “christian” things. […]

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Exploring GOD: Is the Bible Reliable?

The bible is a pretty old book. The history it records is 2000 years old and goes back thousands of years before that. As a religious set of books, is the history it records accurate to actual events, or a series of stories to prove that the Jews have a right to this much sought […]

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Exploring God: Is the Bible Reliable?

We are examining the genuine questions people have about Christianity and how we might “give an answer for the hope that is within us.”   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Exploring God: Why does God allow pain & suffering?

Is this philosophical or personal? When people are asking this question they have a reason, either they are trying to make a case against God for some reason, or they are trying to deal with the suffering they are experiencing. If Philosophical, they need to be called out on their underlying motivation at some point […]

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Exploring God: Is there a God?

Over the next six weeks we will examine the genuine questions people have about Christianity and how we might “give an answer for the hope that is within us.” 20150111 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Beauty in Brokenness

In the midst of brokenness and chaos, God has designed to use His church as an agent of reconciliation, bringing beauty in our brokenness. Follow Pastor Kris Mannale through 2 Corinthians 5:20-21, from his sermon on January 4, 2015.20150104 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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There are certain questions in life that are easier to avoid than seek real answers for.  It’s not a big deal if you’re trying to find the hypotenuse of a triangle or whether a falling tree makes a sound if no one is around to hear it.  But some questions are too important to ignore. […]

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