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Statement on Alton Sterling's Death

Our statement on the death of Alton Sterling. ...

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Statement Regarding the Terror Attack at The Pulse

Here is our church's statement regarding the terror attack at The Pulse. 12...

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Kingdom Living: Let Your Word Be Your Bond

What did Jesus mean when He said "let your yes be yes and your no be no?" What should we think about oaths, truth-telling, swearing, lies, and the differences and distinctions between them?...

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Amillennialism and Kingdom Living

Benny Phillips explains why he holds an amillennial perspective on eschatology, and how it influences the way we interpret Scripture more generally. ...

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Love That Changes Us - Then and Now

Ephesians 5:23-30 is a familiar passage to most of us. (It’s the one about husbands and wives relating to one another as Christ and the church do.) While it’s a great passage about husbands and wives, it carries far greater significance. There are many different images in the Bible to describe the church, but none more clearly communicate the way God binds Himself in l...

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Delighting in fatness

The Christian life is a banquet in which we feast on the mercy and forgiveness of God. We've been invited to a life of perpetual and deepending enjoyment of our inheritance and basking in the joy of our salvation....

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Perspective statement on the Trayvon Martin tragedy

Yesterday was a day many will not easily forget. Sixteen months after a young black man was murdered minutes from this community a jury decided that his killer acted in self-defense. There are those who applaud the verdict and those who did not. We desire not to address the validity of the verdict but the heart of the genuine believer in response....

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Are you ashamed by sexual sin?

Like many people who grow up in the church, Jen was raised by parents with strong morals and a church that taught principals teaching of purity and abstinence. Like so many others, she fell into sin and ended up pregnant. As a result of her indescretion she felt like she was walking around with an increasingly large scarlett letter on her stomach. She condemned herself and...

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Ephesians 5: Roles & Mutual Submission

Our identity, he taught, is not defined by our roles. But our God-given roles guide us in how we are to live out our identity in Christ....

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God's Precious Gift of Life

This past week Christians and advocates throughout the country commemorated the 41st anniversary of Roe. V. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that has legalized abortion and resulted in the death of 55 million unborn children....

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Let’s Talk About Strange Fire

Benny Phillips, who had recently posted on Continuationist Pneumatology, one of Sovereign Grace's shared values, offers his thoughts on the Strange Fire conference, led by John MacArthur. ...

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