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The Most Expensive Cheesesteak in America

Barclay Prime can promise Wagyu and truffle butter but it cannot promise that, “If you eat this meal, you will never experience hunger again.”

The Art of Neighboring

What would it mean if we actually loved our neighbors? I mean really loved them the way Jesus mandates: to “love our neighbor as ourselves.”

Be Encouraging

Today, why don’t you commit to encouraging people with the presence, promises, and potential of Christ!

Putting Off Cynicism

Cynicism is so undetectable because it is so justifiable. It wears a mask of insight and godliness, but it conceals festering wounds of harbored bitterness against God and neighbor.

Parents: 5 Reasons to Keep Your Students in Youth Group

We have decided that youth group attendance must be a priority. Although we view ourselves as the primary spiritual influence of our kids, we also believe that a strong youth ministry plays a vital role in his overall spiritual development.

4 Mistakes Parents Make With Technology

Technology is having a pervasive influence on all of us, especially the next generation. And while it certainly has its positive attributes, the cracks on the hearts and minds of this generation are beginning to show. 

Easy Way to Invite People to Church

There’s a lot of inner dialogue that occurs when we think of inviting someone to church. How do I bring it up in conversation? What if I come across as judgmental? What if I get rejected? What if I make them uncomfortable?

5 Needs Guests are Attempting to Meet When They Come to Your Church

The reality is that Jesus consistently started with people’s needs and then drew them closer to himself, pointing them to a faith that would make a difference.

5 Signs the Enemy (Not God) Is Winning in Your Life and Leadership

There are some Christian leaders who never talk about Satan and others who talk incessantly about him. You know what I mean. In the case of the latter, every time the toast burns or something doesn’t go their way, Satan is behind it and it’s time for an exorcism. Neither extreme is particularly helpful.

How to Invite Someone to Church

God wants to use you. And often, it’s through a simple invite. If we do our part, God will do His part. We just have to plant the seed.

Sermon Snippets: 12 August 2018

We cannot grow spiritually if we’re not connected relationally.

Do You Want To Be Healed?

With love and grace Jesus approached this broken man and asked a simple question, "Do you want to be healed?"

Don't Surrender

Have you noticed this on-going battle between the desires of the flesh and the desires of the Spirit?

Are We Playing Church?

God never asked for our masks or our problem free versions of who we think we should be.

Why Pray?

Prayer is vital for an ongoing and engaged relationship with our loving God!

No More Excuses

Abandon the excuses and trust that God will give you everything you need to walk by faith and thrive in this life!

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