Forgiveness is Costly

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Steps to Forgiveness". [Watch video] This past Sunday we wrapped up a mini-series on forgiveness that was based on Ephesians 4:32, “Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.” I’ll...

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A Lifetime of Forgiveness

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Forgiveness in 3D". [Watch video] Sunday we listed a number of common statements people make about forgiveness. One of them is, “We should just forgive and forget.” James Oglethorpe once said to John Wesley, “I never forgive and I never...

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A Matter of the Heart

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "On Vices & Virtues". [Watch video] This past Sunday we saw the list of vices we are to excise from our lives: bitterness, wrath, anger, shouting, slander, and malice (Ephesians 4:31). But we must realize that these are more than...

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Body Language

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Chris's sermon entitled "The Art & Science of Words". [Watch video] On Sunday, we saw Paul’s encouragement to skillfully speak words that are the right words (edifying), at the right time (for the need of the moment), spoken the right way (to impart grace)....

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The Value of Honest Labor

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Give or Take?". [Watch video] In our message this last week we saw how the subject of laboring with our hands is found throughout the scriptures. God has given us work as a way to find meaning and significance in...

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Duplicity

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Truth or Consequences". [Watch video] Ephesians 4:25 - "Therefore, laying aside falsehood, speak truth each one of you with his neighbor, for we are members of one another." One of the ways Christians often speak falsely to one another is...

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