Spiritual Growth

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

Hurting Before Healing

I remember the day I sat in the doctor’s office, letting the words of my physician digest somewhere in my brain. She was telling me I needed to be cut open and my insides ripped out. This would provide...

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As I child I remember learning early on that seemingly innocent and harmless remarks (as a statement or a question), could actually be the worse thing you could say. From uttering these words, you could have your mouth washed...

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Practical Holiness: Christian Liberty

The Call to Liberty As born-again Christians, we have been called unto liberty (freedom) (Galatians 5:13). However, sometimes people use this freedom to throw out God’s moral law in an attempt to eliminate the misapplication of the whole law...

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It’s Not All About the Cookies

There are people who tell time by clocks, stars, weather, or the seasons. But, there’s another group of people in the world who chart the year by one specific event: Girl Scout cookie sales. As a former Girl Scout,...

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I’ve been created with a unique talent most people don’t have in this life. It has taken years to cultivate, although garnered with little-to-no practice, and I’ve excelled to levels that are unprecedented in this world. This gift even...

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The Ultimate Tour Guide

Several years ago, my husband and I took a vacation to Portland, Maine and the surrounding area. One day, traipsing through the town of Wiscasset, we found ourselves on a tour of a music box museum. We both were...

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Unity in the Church

Basic Principles of Unity The principle of unity is taught all throughout the Bible. Unity means “an agreement of purpose” or being one. The church’s main purpose is to go into all the world and make disciples (Matthew 28:19–20); we’re...

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Friendship is an important aspect of human socialization. We’ve all found friends in the oddest of places, strangest circumstances, and potential “meet cute” moments. There are friends who last for a lifetime and then others who breeze in and...

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Practical Holiness: Basic Principles

The Very Nature of God As discussed last week, holiness is an essential attribute of God. It is who God is! We are called to be holy in all manner of our behavior because our God is holy (I Peter...

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I remember when the chickenpox virus invaded our home as a child, and rightly so as I was the first of three girls to become infected. I had an absolutely terrible case, which spread quickly to my youngest sister....

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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.