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Sovereign Over Every Season

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A Conversation with My Daughters Me: "Girls, what do you think about this whole Coronavirus situation that is going on all over the world?" Greta: (4 years old) "Well, I miss preschool but really only the playground. Maybe I can go back to school when everyone's fevers, coughs, and stitches feel better." Lola: (7 years old) "I miss my teacher and my friends. And I am re...

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Hard Is Not Bad, But Hard Is Still Hard

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To put it in simplistic terms, this past week has been hard. It has been hard not connecting with my community in person. It has been hard giving up some means of comfort due to stores and restaurants being closed. It has been hard hearing from friends about how this crisis is going to destroy them financially. And for a fast-moving, high output person like me, it has been...

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Video Update - March 23, 2020

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Hey church! Watch as Pastor Steve Lindenmeyer gives us a recap on last week and an encouragement for the week ahead.Regarding the two ways to get involved - see below about the specific ways you can help with our Hispanic Outreach and Charleston Hope. We are praying for you all as we face this crisis together. Please let us know how we can serve you by emailing us, comme...

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A Message To Parents

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Hey Parents! I know that this strange time has been challenging for us all, including our kids. I know many of your kids are already missing their friends and don't quite understand why they're not allowed to go anywhere. Other kids may be viewingthis as an extended break, but soon I thinkthey will struggle with the uncertainty of it all and the reality that things aren't...

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Engaging With Others During This Unique Time

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In the Gospels, Jesus spends time with all kinds of people, and in vastly different contexts. He ministered from the seashore, at the watering well, in the temple courts, and inside the dining rooms of ordinary people's homes. In the last few days, you likely have entered into a unique context, where you are around your families, roommates, or neighbors more frequently. B...

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Jesus Was Dedicated

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Jesus Was Dedicated - Luke 2 God had promised His people that a Savior was coming. When Simeon and Anna saw Jesus, they knew He was the Savior. Jesus came to save people from sin. We can trust Jesus to save us from our sins; and like Simeon and Anna, we get to tell others the good news. Bible Story Video Jesus Was Dedicated(Luke 2) Bible Story Summary Mary and Josep...

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Leaning In and Loving One Another

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We are only a few days into this journey, and if you are like me, you are starting to feel a little constrained by all the new limitations that we are learning to live within. Knowing that we have a long road ahead of us, I am tempted to give in to anxiety and despair. I need you to remind me of God's absolute sovereignty and goodness. The good news is that pressing times...

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Two Reminders of God's Sovereignty

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If you're anything like me, you have been checking the news every five minutes for the last week or more. I'm typically not one who checks things that often, but since the Coronavirus news began to break in the US, I have followed it closely, alternating between local and national news sites, wanting to know more about where it is spreading, what is closing, and what our l...

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Anxiety and the Word of God

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Wow!What a crazy week across the globe.One new phrase introduced to our vocabulary is "social distancing".So how do we interpret this in the context of the church? Social distancing and a healthy church seem to be a contradiction in terms.But as we follow the precautionary measures of our government and health officials, we will strive to reconcile the two. Under the curre...

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A Word From Pastor Steve Heron

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In light of CDC recommendations and direction from our state and city officials,we will not be meeting as a church on Sundays until further notice. All other events will be postponed, and we are also suggesting that our groups don't meet in any formal capacity until we better know how to move forward Our church offices will be closed with our staff working to provide spec...

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