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Our Core Values: Authenticity

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We are a humble church, with no grand building to house our family on Sundays but we are rich in authenticity and strong in our bonds to one another. When we sing and pray it really feels as if we do so in a manner that worships god rather than revels in our own magnificence. We worship authentically and we worship biblically. That is what compelled my family to join Spi...

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Our Core Values: Relational

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This article is one in of a series that discusses our core values. At Spirit & Life, we seek to be in relationship with each other as encounter Jesus invites us into relationship with God. We seek to accept everyone God calls into relationship with our community....

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The Clumsy Moments of Praying With Your Child

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The Clumsy Moments of Praying With Your Child...

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When Prayer Exposes Our Vulnerability

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When Prayer Exposes Our Vulnerability...

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The How of Praying for Our Children

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The How of Praying for Our Children...

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How We Really Pray For Our Children

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How We Really Pray For Our Children...

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Advent Reflection Week 3

This Advent I have been using God is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas from Dietrich Bonhoeffer as my Advent devotional. The third week has centered around Redemption and what it means for, in Jesus Christ and the baby born in Bethlehem, our redemption to draw near. Included this week was an excerpt from a sermon Bonhoeffer preached when he was serving a c...

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CD Release Concert #2 & Christmas Carol Sing Photo Gallery

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CD Release Concert #2 & Christmas Carol Sing Photo Gallery...

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Advent Reflection Part 2

The second week of Advent devotions in God is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas from Dietrich Bonhoeffer centered around the theme of mystery. Once again reading these reflections caused me to pause and reflect upon the mystery of God's love for us made known to us in Jesus Christ. That was particularly true when reading Monday's reflection which said: Th...

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Advent Reflection

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This year I'm using God is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas as my daily Advent devotional. It's taken from the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer who was a German pastor and theologian who lived, wrote, and ministered during the build up to World War II. After the Nazi government took control of the state church in Germany, Bonhoeffer operated an illegal sem...

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