Spiritual Growth

Resources to help further your understanding of our core beliefs and enrich your spiritual health.

The Pickled Truth

When I was young, my family would pile in our van at 4:00am, and buckle in to endure a 14-hour road trip to the beach. We had assigned seats in the van, which everyone occupied, except for when we...

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The Abominable

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death (Revelation 21:8,...

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Two Places at Once

Back when I was in college, I kept a day-planner that dictated my life. It had my class and work schedule, paper due dates, birthdays, appointments, church services, shopping lists, and much more. If I ever misplaced that thing,...

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A People Pea-Shooter

Oversleeping? Never going to happen—not on my watch. I’m always terrified I will oversleep, so I have a minimum 2-alarm clock rule: always set the digital alarm clock and the phone alarm every night before I go to bed....

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God’s Peculiar People

For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the...

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When I was a sophomore in high school, our marching band was given the incredible opportunity to voyage overseas for a Europe tour. At first, I didn’t want to go—traveling without my parents was something I’d never done before,...

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Faith Without Works

What doth it profit, my brethren though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? Can faith save him? (James 2:14, KJV) Faith and Works In our personal relationship with God, we must exercise both faith and...

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Workout: Round 2

I’m an avid exerciser. Yes, I’m one of those people others look at with disdain and quote I Timothy 4:8 (For bodily exercise profits little…). But, I exercise for various reasons, and when I exercise, I exercise hard. I...

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Real Love and Marriage

Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband. The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power of his...

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The Valentine Exchange

I remember as a child wrapping a shoebox in red construction paper, cutting out a slit in the top, and decorating the exterior with embellished hearts and flowers. All of this was meticulously done in anticipation for the yearly...

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Bible Studies

Are you curious to know more? The Bible holds every answer we seek, but sometimes it can be a little daunting to dive right into reading. That's what makes Bible studies so great. We can help guide you through God's Word and show you the impact it can have in your life.