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Jesus' Church

The Church is Messy, Isn’t It?

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I can’t give up on the church because, as messy as she is, she’s His idea. Jesus died for her, was raised for her, and commissioned her to be light in the darkness and love to the lost until he comes back to fix it all.

We Will Reconnect

The Joy of Face-to-Face Fellowship

It’s healthy to own what’s real and what we feel. It’s unhealthy to just keep smiling and pretending that what we do online is enough. It’s not enough. It’s good that we mourn the loss of the way things were and crave with deep hunger the comfort and blessing of human touch – the hugs, the handshakes, the eye-to-eye expressions of concern and care. 

God Lives In You

How God Built Himself a House

The very moment you trust in Jesus, you become a temple for the continual, never-ending presence of God through the Holy Spirit. He takes up residence in your life. And together, corporately as the church, all who follow Jesus represent the house in which God lives. 

Jesus Is Building His Church

Jesus is Building His Church

The church gets to tackle global issues like disease, poverty, a lack of education, and spiritual blindness. We get to protect the vulnerable, defend the oppressed, and serve the poor, the sick, and the needy. We get to tell the good news of the hope we have in Christ to everyone on the planet until all have been invited. We get to love and serve and offer a cup of cold water in Jesus’ name.

Church for Misfits

Jesus Started a Church for Misfits

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When Jesus wanted to start an organization that would fix all of the world’s biggest problems, he invited a ragtag band of misfits to lead it. Who better to represent to the world what the grace of God in Jesus Christ is capable of doing than people utterly and totally changed by it, enamored with it, and committed to it for life? And guess what? Jesus sees you, too, and he’s inviting you in! 

Generous Church

The Church Jesus Started is a Generosity Movement

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And the church Jesus started was a generosity movement. May this Spirit-filled, Bible-guided, Jesus-led, gospel-focused movement of generosity continue to grow and to flow until Jesus returns!

9 Breakthrough Prayers to Pray for the Local Church

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The more we come to depend on an all-powerful God to show himself strong through our weakness, the more God will move among his people. Let’s pray as never before for God to expand the witness and influence of his church in this world! God, give us a breakthrough!

9 Breakthrough Prayers to Pray for the Local Church

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The more we come to depend on an all-powerful God to show himself strong through our weakness, the more God will move among his people. Let’s pray as never before for God to expand the witness and influence of his church in this world! God, give us a breakthrough!