Centered

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Series Outline for Through Their Eyes

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Shepherds - Spreading the Good News

Theme: Angels are mighty beings who stand in the presence of God and do His will, but they were awestruck at the mystery of the Incarnation and praised God. Read More...

Angels - Awe and Praise At the Incarnation

Angels are mighty beings who stand in the presence of God and do His will, but they were awestruck at the mystery of the Incarnation and praised God. Read More...

Joseph - The Obedience of True Righteousness

True righteousness desires to submit to God, show mercy to others, and humbly receive correction from God so that it might fully obey. Read More...

Mary - A Humble, Thoughtful, Obedient Faith

Mary is an example for all believers as she receives God’s staggering promise with a humble, thoughtful, obedient faith.
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Zechariah - The Dark Night Of Doubt

The disappointments of life can provoke doubt in even the strongest believers, but quiet reflection on God’s Word and work can restore our faith and fill us with praise. Read More...

Elements: Worship

Paul Foster Jr is the pastor at Lighthouse Church in Glen Burnie and good friends with Bret Hicks. His teaching is on the elements of faith. Read More...

A Growing, Vibrant Church

The church becomes vibrant and grows as each person uses their gifts and calling to serve others for Christ. Read More...

Series Outline for Game of Thrones Part 2

Saul fell because he did not really seek to know God and His will, preferring to attempt to manipulate God into blessing his own desires and actions.
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How The Mighty Have Fallen

Saul fell because he did not really seek to know God and His will, preferring to attempt to manipulate God into blessing his own desires and actions.
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A Wicked King

Over time, Saul’s sin grew from a lack of personal integrity to consulting witches - with devastating effects for himself and those under his leadership.  Read More...

A Jealous King

When Saul was rejected as king because of his sin, rather than repenting and finding his identity in God, he let his jealousy drive him to fear and despise others. Read More...

A Rebellious King Is Rejected

Saul was rejected as king because he feared others and did not obey God’s word, and then made excuses for his sin, hoping that the rituals of worship would excuse his rebellion. Read More...

From Good Beginning To Great Ending

The crucible of faith reveals exactly where our ability ends and invites us to experience the power and kindness of a faithful God. Read More...

K.K. Devaraj With Bombay Teen Challenge

K.K. Devaraj is the founder of Bombay Teen Challenge, one of the missionaries we support. BTC rescues girls and children from prostitution in the red-light district in Mumbai, India. Read More...

The Compulsive And Confused King

Saul is a compulsive man, full of rash and foolish actions, rooted in his confusion over how to walk in God’s favor. Read More...

The LORD's Anointed King

The anointed kings of Israel serve as a picture of Jesus, the Anointed One, Who faithfully rules us forever and has anointed us with the Spirit.
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Great Expectations - The Rise Of Saul

When Israel demanded a king, God graciously provided Saul, a man of great promise possessing the characteristics Israel desired, to lead the people under Yahweh their King. Read More...

Deacons

Deacons are men and women of Christian character and a mature, orthodox faith, who are set apart by the church to serve the church, her members, and others in practical ways. Read More...

Series Outline for Unchained

As with other entrenched injustices in this fallen world, the New Testament does not directly abolish slavery, but calls Christians to live in a way that honors and submits to God, focuses on Christ, promotes the Gospel, and looks to our eternal reward. Read More...

Unchained - The New Testament and Slavery

As with other entrenched injustices in this fallen world, the New Testament does not directly abolish slavery, but calls Christians to live in a way that honors and submits to God, focuses on Christ, promotes the Gospel, and looks to our eternal reward. Read More...

Unchained Through Restoration

The Gospel of God’s grace restores our relationship with God, and it calls us to act as Christ would to see relationships restored with others as well. Read More...

Unchained To Usefulness

When we come to Christ, all of our relationships are changed, and we are called and empowered to serve others and to further God’s kingdom. Read More...

Unchained For Partnership

When people become Christians, they are united not only with Christ, but with other believers in a vital communion and partnership, which carries both benefits and responsibilities. Read More...

Unchained By Grace

The Gospel of God’s grace releases us from our chains of sin, and sets us free to live in the peace of God - no matter our circumstances.
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Generational Discipleship

Mike Slone, a missionary who works with Midshipmen at the Naval Academy through a group called the Navigators talks about John 17:18-21 and Generational Discipleship. Read More...

Glorified!

The consummation of our salvation will happen at the return of Christ, when our bodies will be raised from the grave and transformed to be like Jesus’ body, and all of creation will be renewed. At that point we and all of the renewed creation will experience the glorious freedom of full redemption and will radiate the glory of God. Read More...

The True Nature of Freedom

Christ came to give us true freedom, the ability to be who we were created to be – the image of God, serving others in love. Read More...

Justification By Faith Alone

Christians should pray for strength from God to be able to fulfill our call to be in the world but not of it.
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The Normal Christian Life

Christians should expect to be ostracized and persecuted by the world for our faith. Read More...

The Trinity

The Trinity, One God in three distinct Persons - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - is the foundation of the Christian faith and life.
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Good Work! You're Living the Spiritual Life

Christian behavior must be grounded in the basic truth of the Gospel. Read More...

Grace Based Initiative

As we have been blessed with God's grace through Jesus Christ, the gift of the Holy Spirit allows us to respond with grace to others in our relationships. God's command to us for others is clear: Love others as He loves us.
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Series Outline for Relationslips

Relationships die from neglect if we do not realize their importance and work through relationslips to keep them healthy. Read More...

Slip Sliding Away

Relationships die from neglect if we do not realize their importance and work through relationslips to keep them healthy. Read More...

Slipping Over The Line

Relationships are ruptured when we sin against one another, but as those forgiven all of our sins through Christ, we must forgive one another so that the relationship can be restored.
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Slip of the Tongue

Theme: Relationships can be strengthened or damaged by words - which are the overflow of the heart - and repairing them requires confession and repentance in word and deed.

Text: Proverbs 12:18

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Manipulationslips

Relationships are damaged when we act out of the improper motivation to manipulate others to meet our needs, but are repaired when we follow Christ and let our actions be driven by the motivation to minister to the deepest needs of the other person. Read More...

Risen Conqueror

The ultimate display of God’s power is the resurrection of Christ, who has conquered death and rules over all to fulfill God’s purposes for us. Read More...

Series Outline for Game of Thrones

Israel rejected the LORD as their King, preferring to led by a human king to be like the nations around them. Read More...

A King for Israel

Israel rejected the LORD as their King, preferring to led by a human king to be like the nations around them. Read More...

The LORD Reigns

Our God reigns over all things, and this calls for a response of repentance, worship, and remembrance of God’s work in our behalf. Read More...

Lee Short

Lee Short shares about the ministry in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and throughout the Spanish speaking world. Read More...

Ichabod - The Glory Is Gone

People often superstitiously believe that they can guarantee God’s favor and protection through external rituals, but His favor is only received through genuine faith. Read More...

The Word and the Prophet

An absence of God’s Word is a great curse, but God is faithful to raise up true prophets to speak forth His word. Read More...

Another Link In the Chain

The church, strengthened by the grace of God, must make sure to pass the faith on from generation to generation. Read More...

Holy People and Unholy Priests

The fundamental problem for all humans is our rejection of the reign of God, preferring to do what is right in our own eyes, which leads to chaos and curse rather than God’s blessing. Read More...

When Anarchy Reigned

The fundamental problem for all humans is our rejection of the reign of God, preferring to do what is right in our own eyes, which leads to chaos and curse rather than God’s blessing. Read More...

Baptism

Jesus commands everyone who has believed in Him to be water baptized as part of being a disciple of Christ. Read More...

Love and Respect

Marriage is a picture of Christ and the Church, and therefore must be centered on Him, and built on love and respect. Read More...

Series Outline for The Lord's Prayer

Christians pray to God to be protected from Satan and his temptations, humbly recognizing our need for God and His grace to sustain us. Read More...

Praying For Our Deliverance

Christians pray to God to be protected from Satan and his temptations, humbly recognizing our need for God and His grace to sustain us. Read More...

Praying For Our Forgiveness

Christians pray to God for forgiveness of our many sins, knowing that asking for forgiveness requires that we extend it to others ourselves. Read More...

Generations

We must recognize that the Church includes our children who have accepted Christ.  We need to encourage and prepare them to lead the Church in the next generation. Read More...

Praying For Our Daily Bread

Christians pray to God for our daily bread, labor to help provide it for others, and look to Christ, the True Eternal Bread. Read More...

Praying To Our Father In Heaven

Christians pray to our Father in heaven, the transcendent God who loves us, for His kingdom rule to come - both now and forevermore. Read More...
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