A La Carte (June 18)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
There’s a fair bit of Piper and Keller in today’s Kindle deals, though some of it is on the high end of bargain territory. Still, there are deals to be had. If you’re into podcasts, or even if you’re not, you may enjoy the new show “Extremities.” Episode one was just fascinating. David

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Power, Love and Self Discipline

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God… For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.  So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord…”  2 Timothy 1:6-8 How quickly we can get that run down feeling […]

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dc Talk to Tour U.S. Next Year and Beyond

Category: tour
Fresh off their second Jesus Freak Cruise, which saw the band reunite on stage for the first time in nearly two decades on its first voyage in 2017, today Michael Tait finally broke the news fans have long waited to hear– dc Talk will be touring next year. In an interview with Newsboys

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Switchfoot Announces Fall Tour Details

Category: tour
Today Switchfoot announced details for their fall tour, affectionately being called “SWITCHFOOT & Their Fantastic Traveling Music Show.” The tour will be a first for the guys, who are set to play two sets every night.  “This Fall, we embark on our most ambitious

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Practicing the Present

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers. John Koessler is an award-winning author and teacher who served on the Moody faculty for 25 years. In his new book, Practicing the Present: The Neglected Art of Living in the Now (Moody, 2019), he addresses how to evade the tyranny of past

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Love Is Not Heavy-Handed

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Whatever else we learn about church life, we learn quickly that it will at times come with conflict. We are, after all, sinful people attempting to share community with other sinners. It’s inevitable that problems will arise, inevitable that there will be angry words, unfortunate

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The Deep Mystery

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained, What is man that You are mindful of him, and the son of man that You visit him? For You have made him a little lower than the angels, and You have crowned him with glory […]

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Almighty Creator

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“I lift up my eyes to the hills — where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalms 121:1-3 Thoughts on today’s verse In a world of startling beauty and a universe of dazzling diversity, our hearts are to be drawn back to the One […]

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Kingdom Bound Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

Category: events
    Posted: June 17, 2019, 12:00 AM | Category: Events Artist Tags:Source: High Ground PR The Kingdom Bound Festival, one of the nation’s largest and longest-running Christian music festivals, is set to return to Six Flags Darien Lake in Darien Center NY this summer, featuring a

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Finding our balance

Category: News
Just for a second, turn back to the cover and look at those two photos of Baltimore. If I asked you simply to say the first thing that came to your mind, we all would surely say about a hundred different things. But the first thing that comes into my mind is “balance.” Admittedly, I […]

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Evangelism in a Skeptical World

Category: ALL, Interviews, Outreach
Sam ChanEvangelism in a Skeptical World: How to Make the Unbelievable News about Jesus More Believable Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2018Book available at Amazon.com and online course available through Zondervan’s master lectures. Review by Dr. Chris Portrer Books that aim to

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