Monthly Archives: September 2012

Replenishing Your Spiritual Glycogen

Runners hit the wall when the store of glycogen runs out of their muscles, so that their body shuts down, the pace slows down and the legs feel like iron. To avoid hitting the wall, runners try to replenish their … Continue reading

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Building Spiritual Community

The fruit of holiness flourishes in the context of spiritual community. Paul prays for abounding love as the context for hearts of holiness (1 Thess 3:12–13), and his prayer for holiness (1 Thess 5:23) follows instructions for spiritual community (5:12–15). … Continue reading

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The Danger of Spiritual Drowsiness

Are you spiritually drowsy or spiritually awake? Spiritual drowsiness is when we cannot discern what is pleasing to God. We distract ourselves with thousands of cable channels, tens of thousands of movies, hundreds of thousands of apps and billions of … Continue reading

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Grieving…with Hope

On August 17, 2012, Skylar Barton (on left) went to be with the Lord. He was the younger brother of a member, Zack. As a church, we grieved with our brother.  Providentially, the text for that Sunday was 1 Thess … Continue reading

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