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5-25-16 “Pastor’s Blast” -Don’t Hate

This Sunday we continue our series on the First Letter of the Apostle John entitled, “Making Life Enjoyable”. We’ll discover the Second Key to enjoying life in the second chapter: something we all know even if we don’t always practice it. It’s an old concept but John helps us to understand that Jesus put a new spin on it—new even today!
So read 1 John 2:7-17 to prepare yourself for a frank discussion about the effects of Hate on not only our faith but our life as well. We’ll also look at Ephesians 6:10-18 and see what tools we might use to defend against those forces that encourage us to be haters. Continue reading

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5-11-16 “Pastor’s Blast” – The Wolf at the Door

This Sunday, Rev. Ken Gruebel will bless us with his presence in our pulpit! He’ll bring us a message from the gospel of Luke entitled, “The Wolf at the Door!” Ken is a GPC family favorite and always has an entertaining and thought provoking message to share. Continue reading

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5-4-16 “Pastor’s Blast” – Tackling the Giant of Temptation

Everyone deals with temptation. It attacks us in various forms with varying intensities. No one has ever been exempt from the “Temptation Club”, not even Jesus!
Though we are all tempted, not everyone falls for the same temptations. Some are able to overcome some temptations and not others. Some submit easily and others are better at fending off temptation. But let’s face it; we all face it!
This Sunday we will tackle “The Giant of Temptation”. We’ll look at James 1:13-16 and 4:6-10 as well as Hebrews 4:12-16 to discover how temptation works as a destructive giant in our lives and how we might overcome it.
I know that you’ll be tempted to sleep in Sunday morning, but I challenge you to overcome that attack . . .
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4-27-16 “Pastor’s Blast” – Tackling the Giant of Procrastination

This Sunday we will “Tackle the Giant of Procrastination”. We’ll look at Luke 9:59-62 and Acts 24:22-25 to discover how procrastination is a destructive giant in our lives and how we might overcome it.
I was going to have a lot more to say about this but I haven’t gotten to it yet . . .
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Why Isn’t Your Church Growing?

(Interesting insights here.  The question is, “can we honestly answer or, as a pastor, even ask these questions?” Click and read, but sit down first.) Your thoughts? Pressing on toward the goal . . . RevDrKid

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