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Our Extraordinary Savior

As we begin Passion week, we look back to the week that our Savior, through his death and resurrection, made a way for us to rise as well. And along the way, we see a series of contrasts between him and us. First, just prior to Palm Sunday, Jesus "set his face to go to Jerusalem" (Luke 9:51). That meant one thing for his apostles: "An argument arose among them as to which...

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Exploring the Sanctity of Life

Sanctity of life is a complex issue with many viewpoints and perspectives. If you are looking to deepen your understanding on the topic, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Our Pro-Life Team has curated a list of resources to help you gain a greater grasp on the issues at hand. Please use discretion when reviewing these resources because of the sensitive and mat...

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Home Sweet Home: Establishing Rhythms for Our Loud & Imperfect Homes

When you think of your home, what words come to mind? For many, they would say something along the lines of loud, messy, playful, and/or chaotic. For some, they would even describe it as overwhelming. With all the chores, bills, and projects, it may seem like the to-do list never ends. But what if we began looking at our homes as a key piece of territory for the kingdom of...

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Reflections on the New Year

As we mark the passing of the old year and welcoming of the new each January, many of us make resolutions, set goals, and embark on a journey of self-improvement. We think of the things that we would like to start doing, do better, or cease doing all together. We feel that something about us is not enough. We focus on the things we want to change about ourselves and our li...

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Unwrapping the Good News of Christmas

If I'm honest, I am a little bit of a grinch when it comes to Christmas time. Maybe it's the cold, maybe it's the rampant consumerism and the need to show up with pristine gifts (mine can never quite look pristine), or maybe it's the too-soon-every-year-and-never-ending Christmas music everywhere. I say this in jest, but really, I have struggled the last few years to under...

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Vision Meeting Recap

You may or may not remember that in 2019, we introduced a new strategic plan that included a new mission statement, core values, and strategy. We are excited to continue this plan through new efforts to enhance discipleship and shepherding. Our strategic plan also identified the need to update our campus to better fit our current ministries. We shared the beginnings of our...

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Session Update — Summer 2023

Last September we shared with you that the Westminster Session divided into several working teams to focus on particular aspects of the Safe Home-Effective Mission model for our church wherein we focus on caring for our congregation while also thinking outwardly for Kingdom mission. Over the last several months, the Session met in teams to work through their assigned tasks...

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Global Mission Update — July 2023

Through just three updates from missionaries we support, it is evident that God is at work throughout the world. We are grateful for the ability to support these missionaries and many others through your generous donations to missions. Be sure to mark your calendar for our Global Missions Weekend coming September 29 through October 1. We have a lot of exciting things in st...

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Summer Reading List: Staff Recommendations

Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion by Os Guiness In a post-Christian context, Christians now need to present a compelling argument for the Gospel to people who aren't interested. This book is a warm approach to apologetics and worldview conversations with people who do not know Christ. Shop on Amazon Making Sense of God: Finding God in the Modern...

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Pastor Mike Honeycutt's Book Recommendations

Whether you're lounging on a beach, relaxing in a hammock, or enjoying some downtime, most people are looking for a good summer read. So we asked Pastor Mike Honeycutt for his recommendations from the books he has been reading recently. Each of these books is sure to be an informative read that will teach you, encourage you, and/or help you grow in your faith. Timothy Kel...

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