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June 22 – Worship: The Golden Thread – Worship and Evangelism

Read 1 Thessalonians 1:9 “I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I’d rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way. The eye’s a better pupil and more willing than the ear, Fine counsel is … Continue reading

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June 21 – Worship: The Golden Thread – What is worship anyway?

Read John 4:1-26 When I was in junior high, my parents told us we could sit anywhere in church…anywhere – as long as we sat in front of them (and they normally sat in the first 5 rows).  That didn’t … Continue reading

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June 20 – Worship: The Golden Thread – Unified through worship

Read Romans 12:3-8 When I think of worship, the words to this old hymn come to mind: When we all get to Heaven What a day of rejoicing that will be When we all see Jesus, we’ll sing and shout … Continue reading

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June 19 – Worship: The Golden Thread – Transformational

Read Romans 12:2 Being a worship leader, the act of worship is one of my favorite subjects to discuss when it comes to the Bible and what it has to say. My love for music and the art of musical … Continue reading

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June 18 – Worship: The Golden Thread – Misconceptions

Read Romans 12:1 God wants worship to make up our lives. He wants our lives to be the worship. Worship. It’s “reverent honor and homage paid to God”, according to dictionary.com. The original Greek word can be translated as “sacred … Continue reading

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June 17 – Worship: The Golden Thread

Read Matthew 15:8-9 Have you ever done something where your heart really wasn’t in it? I remember my senior year of high school basketbal,l playing in the district championship at Wooster High School. For reasons that I don’t have the … Continue reading

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June 16 – Wait, who? – Ananias and Sapphira

Read Acts 5:1-11 At the time of this writing, Kelly and I’s son, Mattie, is a couple of months shy of turning 4. It’s crazy to see the development already taking place with him! He is an extremely busy not-so- … Continue reading

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June 15 – Wait, who? – Dorcas

Read Acts 9:36-43 Years ago, I remember driving by a funeral home as someone was unloading a model airplane from their vehicle and carrying it inside. My guess is that airplane was placed on display as something a deceased loved … Continue reading

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June 14 – Wait, who? – Elisha

Read 1 Kings 19:1-21 and 2 Kings 2:1-25, 6:8-19 Being the youngest, I often was called by one of my sisters’ names. In fact, truthfully, I felt like I grew up in the shadow of my two older sisters. Perhaps … Continue reading

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June 13 – Wait, who? – Phillip

Read Acts 8:26-40 Life change is an invitation away. This is one of my favorite values of Grace Church. If you really think about it, the Gospel message is all about invitation; Jesus inviting us to live in freedom and … Continue reading

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