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The Fruit of the Spirit

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I am very thankful that Wayne and the preaching guild decided to teach on the Fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5:22-23 in preparation for our receiving Jay Gjurgevich as our new Lead Pastor. It’s one of those passages that I thought was familiar but, as usual, I have discovered that there...

Investing in Eternity

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The theme for our Global Partnership Emphasis this year was “Investing in Eternity” and our key verse was Matthew 6:19-21 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for...

Endings and Beginnings

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I always enjoy our Global Partnership (GP) Emphasis each year; the guest speakers, the testimonies of our community members who faithfully pledge support to our Global Partners, the Skype sessions with some of our GPs and just knowing that our community makes supporting them a priority...

Our Global Partners

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What a joy to learn that our Global Partners (GPs) in Central Asia were finally able to return and re-engage the relationships that they have been developing over the past six years.   After being home on furlough, they were delayed in their return as they had to wait on official...

Global Partners

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What a blessing it was to hear from our Global Partner this past Sunday.(For security reasons we cannot include his name here). He has a way of communicating the heart of God that challenges and inspires. Their family has been enjoying a furlough from their assignment in Central Asia after...

Global Partners

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We are going to have to pull our Global Partners off of the field! Those are words I pray we will never have to send out and thanks to the generous and sacrificial support of our sending community, we are currently in a good position to keep them all on the field. As a matter of fact, the...

Global Partners

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Do you ever listen to the news or read the sensationalized newspapers and feel like God is losing the battle? There are a lot of statistics evolving that, from a Christian perspective, give one cause to be concerned. Have we become a Nation where true Jesus followers are being marginalized and...