Category Archives: Church in General

New Testament Challenge Reading Plan

Welcome to the New Testament Challenge!  Have you actually ever read the New Testament?  Most people haven’t.  This is your big chance to read it through and learn more about your faith than ever before! Over the 9-weeks, beginning January … Continue reading

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COEXIST?

Not too long ago, I did a sermon series I called “COEXIST.” You have probably seen the bumperstickers. The idea, in my mind, is that there are a lot of different faith and belief systems or you might call them … Continue reading

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The Gospel in Two Chairs

I am certainly a visual learner – so I love this illustration. As with a lot of things, I can’t agree 100% with all the conclusions here, but the illustration is powerful. And, as with a lot of things, I … Continue reading

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Confession

I had a great Father’s Day weekend last weekend. The weather was great. I got lots of time with my family. Courtney and the kids were extra sweet to me and pretty much let me do whatever I wanted, etc., … Continue reading

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More on the New Testament Challenge

The New Testament Challenge has begun! We are about three weeks in to our 63 day challenge so far! That’s already one-third down and only two-thirds to go! And I have been so encouraged by many of you and your … Continue reading

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New Testament Challenge Begins!

So today kicks off The Bridge’s New Testament Challenge!  Today’s reading is Matthew 1-2 and Acts 1-3. Matthew starts out with the genealogy of Jesus – his family tree. You might remember that we did a brief message series on … Continue reading

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What’s up with Baptism?

As we have an upcoming baptism on Sunday, February 13th, I thought I’d provide a little background on what baptism is all about. Feeling a little lazy and rushed today, I offer the following explanation that comes from Starting Point … Continue reading

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