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Encounter Tuesday: Love

As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. “Truly I tell you,” he said, “this poor widow has put in more than all the others. All these people gave their …

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Encounter Monday: Love

This week we have chosen to focus on love. As the video plays, reflect on two things: > “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” [John 13:35] > What does the love of God look like in your own life?

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Encounter Friday: Mission

As you walk through this, ask yourself: do you agree? What bothers you? How might God use this to speak to you? I want to make something very clear. God designed His church for mission – not just for worship. There is church because there is mission. God is the …

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Encounter Thursday: Mission

Disturb us, Lord, when We are too well pleased with ourselves, When our dreams have come true Because we have dreamed too little, When we arrived safely Because we sailed too close to the shore. Disturb us, Lord, when With the abundance of things we possess We have lost our …

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Encounter Tuesday: Mission

What do you want to be when you “grow up”? It seems like an important question to ask yourself. And, if you are like most people, your answer has probably changed since kindergarten. It’s a big question, because it can have a lot to do with finding God’s mission for …

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Stinky Feet and Holy Ground

I’ve been running around a bit. Connecting cables, moving equipment. Responding as fast as I can to the question, “Can you give me a hand with this?” It’s not really stressful, but certainly busy. Being involved in ministry seems to be like that. I’ve been on my feet all day. …

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Encounter Tuesday: Made to Love

God is love. Sometimes when we hear a phrase over and over again, we lose the value of it. You’ve probably heard this before, especially if you have grown up in the church. Have you ever really thought about it? God is love. Not, God is better at loving than …

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