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November 29 – “Incarnation – A Message of Hope” 

Micah 5:2-5

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November 29: A Messiah of Hope
Micah 5:2-5
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November 22: The Sheep and the Goats
Matthew 25:31-46
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November 15: The Bible Through Generations
2 Timothy 3:16-17
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November 8: The Good You Can Do
2 Corinthians 9:8-11
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November 1: The Good You Can Do
Psalm 116
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October 25: Parables: Jesus, Master Storyteller
Parable of the Bridesmaids
Matthew 25:1-13
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October 18: Parables: Jesus, Master Storyteller
Parable of the Talents
Matthew 25:14-30
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October 11: Parables: Jesus, Master Storyteller
Parable of the Wedding Banquet
Matthew 22:1-14
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October 4: Parables: Jesus, Master Storyteller –
Parable of the Vineyard
Matthew 21:33-40
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September 27: Believe and Let Believe –
Relational Evangelism
Acts 2:42-47
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September 20: Believe and Let Believe –
Church Matters
Matthew 16:13-18
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September 13: Believe and Let Believe –
Holiness of Heart and Life
Romans 8:31-32;37-39
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September 6: Believe and Let Believe –
Working Theology
2 Kings 10:15-16
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August 30: Wisdom – Where Wisdom Leads
James 3:17
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August 23: Wisdom – Wisest Decision I Ever Made
Proverbs 3:5-8
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August 16: Wisdom – Smartest Decision I Ever Made
Proverbs 18:22-24
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August 9: Wisdom – Faith to get out of the Boat
Matthew 14:22-33
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August 2: Wisdom – A Time for Everything
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
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July 26:Wisdom: Thy Kingdom Come
Matthew 11:1-19
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July 19:Wisdom: Blessings Abound, but…
Proverbs 4:1-9
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July 12:Pastor Steve: How Did I Get Here
Exodus 3:1-4 Jeremiah 1:4-5
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July 5:Wisdom: Welcome Wisdom
Proverbs 1:1-5
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June 28:Holy Spirit: Unity in the Spirit
Ephesians 4:1-6
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June 21:Holy Spirit: Transformed by the Spirit
2 Corinthians 3:7-18
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June 14:Holy Spirit: Life in the Spirit
Romans 8:1-17
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June 7:Holy Spirit: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost
Matthew 28:19-20
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May 31:Holy Spirit: Filled With the Holy Spirit
Acts 2:1-13
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May 24:Peace: Surpassing All Understanding
Philippians 4:8-14
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May 17:Peace: The Practicable Parts
Luke 12:27
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May 10:Peace: A Pastoral Presence
Psalm 23
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May 3:Peace: Ways of Being with Uncertainty
Philippians 4:4-7
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April 26:Peace: Can Faith and Fear Abide Together
Mark 9:14-29
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April 19:Peace: Why Suffering Exists
John 16:31-33
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April 12:A Blessed Garden
John 20:11-18
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April 9:Imagine You’re There, In the Garden
Luke 22:39-46
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April 5:Barricades & Better Days
Mark 11:1-11
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March 29:The Gift of Love: The Story of Marius and Cosette
John 15:13-17
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March 22:Grace & Justice:The Story of Javert
Matthew 5:38-39
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March 15:You Always have the Poor with You: Fantine
Matthew 25:31-46
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March 8:Grace Well Received
Luke 6:32-36
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March 1:Bread Alone
Matthew 4:1-11
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February 23:Armor For All
Ephesians 6:10-17
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February 16:Everyday Saints Equipped
Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-16
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February 9:Transformed by the Renewing Mind
Ephesians 4:21-25
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February 2:Eyes of the Heart
Ephesians 1:15-19
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January 26:Begin Like Abraham and Sarah
Genesis 12:1-3
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January 19:Begin With a Promise Above
Genesis 6:9, 9:12-15
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January 12:Begin Like Cain and Abel
Genesis 4:3-9
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January 5:Begin Like Adam and Eve
Genesis 3:6-7
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December 29:Lights – Shining Light
Genesis 1:1-5
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December 22:Lights – Eternal Light
Revelation 21:23
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December 8:Lights – Reflecting Light
Zachariah 9:14-17
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December 15:Cantata
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December 8:Lights – Reflecting Light
Zachariah 9:14-17
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December 1:Lights – Rising Light
Isaiah 60:1-6
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November 24:Steps – Step into Community
Acts 2:37-47
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November 17:Steps – Step into Celebration
Luke 18:35-43
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November 10:Steps – Step into Generosity
Matthew 19:16-22
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November 3:Steps – Step into Thankfulness
Psalm 116:16-17
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October 27:Bridges:
2 Timothy 4:6-8; 16-18
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October 20:Bridges:
2 Timothy 3:14-4:5
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October 13:Bridges:
2 Timothy 2:14-26
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October 6:Bridges: God’s got you covered
2 Timothy 1:8-14
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September 29:Lost: Jesus Loves the Lost Ones: Lost Forever
Luke 16:19-31
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September 22:Lost: Jesus Loves the Lost Sheep
Luke 15:8-10
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September 15:Lost: Lost Sheep
Luke 15:1-7
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September 8:Lost: Lost Souls
Luke 14:25-35
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September 1:Lost: Lost Opportunities
Luke 14:1,7-14
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August 25: John Wesley & the Sum of All Religion
1 John 4:19
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August 18: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet
Psalm 16
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August 11: Lift –
Psalms of Ascent: A Traveler’s Companion
Perseverence Lifts Us
Psalm 129
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August 4: Lift –
Psalms of Ascent: A Traveler’s Companion
Joy Lifts Us
Psalm 126
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July 28: Lift –
Psalms of Ascent: A Traveler’s Companion
Psalm 125
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July 21: Lift –
Psalms of Ascent: A Traveler’s Companion
Help Lifts Us
Psalm 124
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July 14: Lift –
Psalms of Ascent: A Traveler’s Companion
Service Lifts Us
Psalm 123
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July 7: Lift –
Psalms of Ascent: A Traveler’s Companion
Worship Lifts Us
Psalm 122
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June 30: Lift –
Psalms of Ascent: A Traveler’s Companion
Providence Lifts Us
Psalm 121
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June 23: Lift –
Psalms of Ascent: A Traveler’s Companion
Repentance Lifts Us
Psalm 120
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June 16: 7 Words That Can Change Your Life –
Help
Mark 9:23-24
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June 9: 7 Words That Can Change Your Life –
Wow
Psalm 8
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June 2: 7 Words That Can Change Your Life –
Thanks
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
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May 26: 7 Words That Can Change Your Life – Enough
Luke 19:1-10
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May 19: 7 Words That Can Change Your Life – Sorry
2 Corinthians 7:8-10
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May 12: 7 Words That Can Change Your Life – Yes
2 Corinthians 1:18-19
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May 05: 7 Words That Can Change Your Life – No
Acts 5:27-29
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Apr 28: Thomas and the Ambitious Intervention
John 20:19-31
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Apr 21: Imagine No Easter
Luke 24:1-12
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Apr 18: Holy Thursday
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Apr 14: Preparing
Luke 22:14-19
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Apr 7: Make a New Thing
John 12:1-8
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Mar 31: Coming Together
Luke 15:1-3:25-31
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Mar 24: Bearing Fruit
Luke 13:6-9
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Mar 17: Imitating Christ
Luke 13:31-35
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Mar 10: With All Your Heart
Luke 4:1-13
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Mar 3: Transfiguration
Luke 9:28-36;37-43
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Feb 24: Let Love Reign
Love is Patient
1 Cor 13:1-7 & 2 Peter 3:8-15
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Feb 17: Let Love Reign
Resurrected Love
Luke 6:17-26
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Feb 10: Let Love Reign
Deep Waters
Luke 5:1-11
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Feb 03: Let Love Reign
Love Believes
1 Corinthians 13:4-13
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Jan 27: Each One – Reach One
Inside Out
2 Corinthians 5:20
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Jan 20: Each One – Reach One
Keys to a Spiritual Conversation
1 Corinthians 12:1-11
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Jan 13: Each One – Reach One
Ways to Share Your Faith
Acts 8:14-17
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Jan 6: Each One – Reach One
Our Story, Made to Share
Matthew 2:1-12
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Dec 30: “It’s a Wonderful Life”
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Dec 23: “Miracles”
Luke 1:47-55
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Dec 16: “Prayer”
Philippians 4:4-7; Isaiah 12:2-6
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Dec 9: “Hopeful”
Luke 3:1-6; Romans 5: 3-5
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Dec 2: “Be Well, Do Good”
Luke 1:68-79, James 3:13
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Nov 25: “Christ is our King”
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Nov 18: “The Treasure Heart”
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Nov 11: “The Treasure Church”
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Nov 4: “The Treasure Principle”
Matthew 13:44
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Oct 28: “Connect”
1 Peter 3:15
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Oct 21: “Serve”
Mark 10:45
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Oct 14: “Grow”
1 Timothy 4:7-8
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Oct 7: “Worship”
John 4:19-26
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Sep 30: “Strength of Prayer”
James 5
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Sep 23: “Tug of War”
James 4
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Sep 16: “Taming Our Tongues”
James 3
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Sep 9: “A Faith That Works”
James 2:1-8,13b-17
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Sep 2: “Doing Words”
James 1:2-4,17-25
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Aug 26: “Put on the Armor of God
Ephesians 6″
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Aug 19: “Taken, Blessed, Broken, Given
John 6:51-58″
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Aug 12: “Something to Chew On
John 6:35,41-51″
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Aug 5: “The Bread of Heaven
John 6:24-35″
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July 29: “Out On a Limb with Zacchaeus – Luke 19:1-10”
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July 22: “Walking on Water – Mark 6:45-51”
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July 15: “Mustard Seed Faith – Mark 4:30-32”
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July 8: “Sent Out – Mark 6:7-12”
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July 1: “Scenes Mark 5:21-43”
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June 24: “Scenes Mark 4:35-41”
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June 17: “Scenes Mark 4:26-34”
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June 10: “Scenes Mark 3:31-35”
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June 3: “Scenes”
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May 27: “Saving Grace”
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May 20: “The Church is on Fire”
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May 13: “Love”
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May 6: “Love Letters”
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Apr 29: “Love Letters”
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Apr 22: “Love Letters”
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Apr 15: “Love Letters”
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Apr 8: “Love Letters”
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Apr 1: “Morning Has Broken”
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Mar 25: “Moses – Pass It On”
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Mar 18: “Moses – God Is On the Move”
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Mar 11: “Moses – God’s Top Ten”
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Mar 04: “Moses – Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There”
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Feb 25: “Moses – Character Formation”
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Feb 18: “Moses – A Chosen Child”
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Feb 14: “Ash Wednesday”
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Feb 11: “The Worst Thing in the World”
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Feb 4: “Wings”
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Jan 28: “Who’s in charge here?”
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Jan 21: “Who Do You Hate?”
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Jan 14: “Are You Listening?”
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Jan 7: “Holy Spirit Presence”
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Dec 31: “The Rest of the Story”
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Dec 24: “The Journey to Bethlehem”
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Dec 17: “Raising A Child Not Your Own”
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Dec 10: “Whose Child is This”
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Dec 3: “Not Your Average Joe”
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Nov 26: “Why People Need The Church”
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Nov 19: “Why People Need Jesus”
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Nov 12: “The Next Level”
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Nov 5: “Innovate:Water Into Wine”
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Oct 29: “Innovate:Walk on Water”
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Oct 22: “Innovate:Transform the World”
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Oct 15: “Invest With Purpose”
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Oct 8: “Grateful for Abundance”
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Oct 1: “Beauty of Holiness”
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Sept 24: “Overcome”
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Sept 17: “Forward”
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Sept 10: “Believe”
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Sept 3: “Sacred Work”
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Aug 28: “Door Openers”
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Aug 20: “Treasure Hunters”
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Aug 13: “Farmers”
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Aug 6: “Builders”
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July 30: “Essentials: Compass – Finding True North”
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July 23: “Essentials: Playlist – The Soundtrack of Your Journey”
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July 16: “Essentials: Fulfillment – What Charges Your Batteries?”
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July 9: “Essentials: Illumination – A Light on Your Path”
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July 2: “Essentials: Provision – Food & Living Water”
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June 25: “Essentials: The Map to Your Destination”
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June 18: “Essentials: Relationship Lifeline”
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June 11: “Essentials: Worship”
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June 4: “Everyone”
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May 28: “The Woman at the Well”
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May 21: “Mary Magdalene: Faith-Sharing Disciple and Friend”
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May 14: “Rebekah: Irrespective of Imperfections”
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May 7: “Hannah: Surrendering, Waiting”
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April 30: “Ruth: Loyalty and Love”
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April 23: “Mary, Mother of Jesus: Courage”
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April 16: “I Believe in the Resurrection”
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April 9: “Forgiving Sins”
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April 2: “Where Did Jesus Go on Good Saturday?”
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March 26: “Church and the Communion of Saints”
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March 19: “Holy Spirit”
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March 12: “Jesus”
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March 5: “I Believe”
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February 26: “The Pharisee and the Tax Collector”
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February 19: “The Rich Man and the Beggar Lazarus”
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February 12: “The Unforgiving Servant”
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February 5: “The Two Debtors”
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January 29: “Go and Be Reconciled”
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January 22: “Gently Restore”
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January 15: “Find a Mirror”
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January 8: “Focus on God”
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January 1: “Praise The Lord”
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December 18: “Christmas Present”
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December 11: “Christmas Past”
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December 4: “Choose Love, Choose Relationship”
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November 27: “Bah! Humbug!”
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November 20: “This is the Remedy”
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November 13: “We are a Sanctuary”
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November 6: “Can you say, I Have a Heart for God?”
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October 30: “Can you say, I will rise above?”
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October 23: “Can you say, I am a generaous person?”
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October 16: “Let’s talk about Everything”
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October 9: “Let’s talk about Barking Dogs”
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October 2: “Let’s talk about Galilee – I love my church!”
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September 25: “Open Spirit, Open Arms”
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September 18: “Open Heart, Spirit Friends”
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September 11: “Welcome”
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September 4: “Labors of Love”
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August 28: “The Secret”
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August 21: “No Worries”
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August 14: “Press On Towards the Goal”
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August 7: “The Mindset of Christ”
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July 31: “Be Rich in Defense”
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July 24: “Rich in Unity”
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July 17: “Rich in Love and Peace”
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July 10: “Rich in Peace”
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July 3: “Rich Together In Christ”
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June 26: “Identified In Christ”
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June 19: “Justified In Christ”
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June 12: “One In Christ”
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June 5: “Free In Christ”
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May 29: “Energize Yourself”
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May 22: “(En)Vision Yourself”
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May 15: “Invest Yourself”
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May 8: “Ready Yourself”
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May 1: “Devote Yourself”
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April 24: “Downward Mobility”
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April 17: “The Light of The World”
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April 10: “What’s the Difference Now?”
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April 3: “It’s Not About You”
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March 27: “Feed My Sheep”
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March 25: “Seeking Truth/Seeking Jesus”
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March 20: “It Is Finished”
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March 13: “I Thirst”
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March 6: “My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me”
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February 28: “Behold Your Son, Behold Your Mother”
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February 21: “Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise”
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February 14: “Father, Forgive Them”
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February 7: “Speak Love with Service and Sacrifice”
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January 31: “Speak Love With Action”
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January 17: “Speak Love With Time”
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January 10: “Speak Love With Words”
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January 3: “Speak Love With Prayer”
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December 27: “Searching for Peace”
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December 20: “Sent for Life”
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December 13: “Sent for Friendship”
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December 6: “Sent to Free Us”
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November 29: “Sent To Reconcile”
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November 22: “The Call To be Faithfull”
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November 15: “The Call To Give”
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November 8: “The Call To Love”
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November 1: “The Call To Suffer”
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October 25: “The Call To Go Forward”
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October 18: “The Call To Follow Christ”
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October 11: “The Best Thing About Jesus”
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October 4: “Why It’s a Small World”
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September 27: “The Power of Forgiveness”
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September 20: “A Revolution of Humanity”
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September 13: “The Man Who Won’t Go Away”
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September 6: “Work: Trials and Trouble”
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August 30: “The Original GPS”
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August 23: “Baptism Boulevard”
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August 16: “Transformation Turnpike”
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August 9: “Faith and Deeds”
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August 2: “Sacrament Street”
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July 26: “Jesus Saves on the Mountain”
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July 19: “Jesus Prays on the Mountain”
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July 12: “Blessings on the Mountain”
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July 5: “Transfigured on the Mountain”
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June 28: “Let’s Go Fish”
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June 21: “The Parable of the Net”
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June 14: “Deeper Waters, Deeper Disciples”
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June 7: “Catching Fish and Moving Forward”
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May 31: “You Are Not Alone”
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May 24: “Go – Courage Over Complacency, Grace Over Guilt”
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May 17: “Go – Mission More Than Mortar”
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May 10: “Go – Multiply the Love”
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May 3: “Go – Micro > Macro”
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Apr 26: “Go – Servants More Than Spectators”
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Apr 19: “Go – Inclusive More than Exclusive”
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Apr 12: “Go – Change the World”
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Apr 5: “I Am the Resurrection and the Life” -Knowing God’s Possibilities
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Mar 29: “I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life”-Knowing God’s Way
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Mar 22: “I Am the Vine”
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Mar 15: “I Am the Good Shepherd”
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Mar 8: “I Am the Light of the World”
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Mar 1: “I Am the Bread of Life”
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Feb 8: “Can I be a Christian and not be part of a Church?”
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Jan 25: “Can I Have Faith AND Doubts?”
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