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Why The Big Event Is Not For Church People

Traditionally, it has always been a time where we eat great food, play fun games, have a water slide for the kids, and enjoy this out-of-the-ordinary opportunity for fellowship. Our pastors talk about it until they’re blue in the face, but it’s not always carried out. The Big Event is not for church people! It is about the community.

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Saved People Serve People

Welcome to Questions of the People: Church Edition. Question number 1: Why is serving so Important? This is a huge question! One reason serving is important, it allows us to use or gifts. By gifts I mean what we enjoy and excel in. The uniqueness of each gift allows...

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Generosity

  Generosity!   Just the word evokes various responses.  We love it when it comes in our direction.  It brings smiles to our faces, warmth to our hearts and overall happiness.  The fact that someone took the time and interest to do or give to us something of value is...

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Out In The Wild

Over the past eight weeks, we in Covenant Kids have journeyed “out in the wild”... in the ARCTIC, no less! We’ve done an exciting lesson series to learn about how our words affect the world around us… and to also cool off from this summer heat! Our CovKids have...

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The Time is Now

More than 4000 middle and high school students (and the chaperones that brought them) pile into a large room waiting for the event to start. Hundreds have already crowded around the stage in anticipation for what is about to happen. Suddenly a big clock appears on the...

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Dehydration

You can be around “water” all of the time but not drink.  You can go to church, you can play all of the songs, you can listen to all of the podcasts and you can still become dehydrated; if you do not really drink of the “source” for yourself.  No one can do it for you.

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A Memo to Everyone

I want to share with you an “impression” I have been carrying in my heart and praying over diligently.  I sense a real degree of spiritual opposition taking place trying to keep us from fully stepping into the character of Jesus known as the fruit of the Spirit.   The...

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Redefining Children’s Ministry

Question: When you hear “children’s ministry” what do you think of? What images accompany that thought? I think it’s easy for us to default to defining it along the lines of “entertaining the kids until the adult service is over… and if they learn something in the...

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