Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, April 11, 2016

11 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, April 11, 2016

Hebrews 10:19-26 19 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, 21 and sinc

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Who Am I? Part 3: Would Anyone Notice If I Was Gone?

10 April, 2016

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Who Am I? Part 3: Would Anyone Notice If I Was Gone?

A lot of us struggle to feel like we matter to anyone. Sometimes we wonder if anyone would notice if we weren’t around anymore. [display_podcast]

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, April 8, 2016

08 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, April 8, 2016

Romans 5:18-6:4 18 Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. 19 For just as through the disobedience of the one

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, April 7, 2016

07 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, April 7, 2016

Romans 5:18-6:4 18 Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. 19 For just as through the disobedience of the one

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, April 6, 2016

06 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Romans 5:18-6:5 18 Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. 19 For just as through the disobedience of the one

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, April 5, 2016

05 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Romans 5:18-6:4 18 Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. 19 For just as through the disobedience of the one

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, April 4, 2016

04 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, April 4, 2016

Romans 5:18-6:4 18 Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. 19 For just as through the disobedience of the one

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Who Am I? Part 2: You Don’t Know What I’ve Done!

03 April, 2016

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Who Am I? Part 2: You Don’t Know What I’ve Done!

Many of us have things in our past that we are embarrassed to admit. Some of us have things in our past that we think will keep us from being able to know God. Let’s see what the Bible has to say about that! [display_po

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, April 1, 2016

01 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, April 1, 2016

Genesis 1:26-27 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals,[a] and over all th

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Who Am I? Part 1: Do I Even Matter?

31 March, 2016

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Who Am I? Part 1: Do I Even Matter?

We’ve all probably asked ourselves that question at some point in our lives: Do I Even Matter? It’s a questions that has daunted us for ages. But there is an answer, if you’re willing to look in the right pl

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, March 30, 2016

31 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, March 30, 2016

The Irish evangelist Gypsy Smith once said, “There are five Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, and the Christian, and some people will never read the first four.” In other words, the gospel of Jesus is seen before it is

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, March 30, 2016

30 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Genesis 1:26-27 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 – My Identity In Christ

29 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 – My Identity In Christ

How does this passage apply to my identity in Christ? Genesis 1:26-27 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, March 28, 2016

28 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, March 28, 2016

Daily Coaching Tip for Monday, March 28, 2016. Listen in as we talk about being adopted into God’s family and what that means for how we can approach God.  

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Daily Coaching Video, Good Friday, March 25, 2016

25 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Video, Good Friday, March 25, 2016

Friday: Crucifixion Mark 15:21 A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross.22 They brought Jesus to the place call

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Daily Coaching Video, Thursday, March 24, 2016 – Holy Week Preparation

24 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Video, Thursday, March 24, 2016 – Holy Week Preparation

Thursday: Jesus Prays In The Garden Matthew 26:39 Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.”

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, March 23, 2016 – Holy Week Preparation

23 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, March 23, 2016 – Holy Week Preparation

Wednesday: Quiet Meditation/Judas agrees to betray Jesus Luke 22:1 – Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, 2 and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – Holy Week Preparation

22 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – Holy Week Preparation

Tuesday: Testing By Questions Luke 20:1 – One day as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple courts and proclaiming the good news, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, together with the elders, came up to

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Daily Coaching Tip – Monday, March 21, 2016: HOLY WEEK PREPARATION

21 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip – Monday, March 21, 2016: HOLY WEEK PREPARATION

Monday: Cleansing of the Temple Luke 19:45 When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. 46 “It is written,” he said to them, “‘My house will be a house of prayer’;but you have

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Following Jesus, No Matter The Cost – Palm Sunday 2016

20 March, 2016

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Following Jesus, No Matter The Cost – Palm Sunday 2016

Following Jesus comes with the guarantee of challenges. Are we ready to follow Him not matter what it will cost us? [display_podcast]

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, March 18, 2016

18 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, March 18, 2016

1 John 5:13-21 13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life. 14 And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, March 17, 2016

17 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, March 17, 2016

1 John 5:1-12 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God an

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10 Reasons You Should Invite Someone To Easter – 2016

17 March, 2016

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10 Reasons You Should Invite Someone To Easter – 2016

A couple of years ago I wrote a funny little post about 10 reasons NOT to invite someone to Easter. I also wrote a post about why you should invite people to Easter, but I wanted to rewrite some of the reasons. Some of them

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Who Am I?

16 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Who Am I?

Everything around us is constantly changing. In this fast-paced society, it’s easy to start feeling insignificant. The good news is, these are feelings that we have been dealing with for thousands of years. And, (if we’re

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Bona Fide, Part 12: 1 John 5:1-12

16 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 12: 1 John 5:1-12

In case you haven’t figured it out, John is really trying to drive a couple of points down deep into the readers of this letter. He reiterates them, hits them from different angles. But he keeps coming back to the same

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, March 16, 2016

16 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, March 16, 2016

1 John 5:1-12 1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 15, 2016

15 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 15, 2016

1 John 5:1-12 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and

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Aslan Is On The Move

15 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Aslan Is On The Move

“They say Aslan is on the move—perhaps he has already landed,” [said Beaver]. And now a very curious thing happened. None of the children knew who Aslan was any more than you do; but the moment the Beaver had spoken the

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, March 14, 2016

14 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, March 14, 2016

1 John 5:1-12 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God an

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, March 11, 2016

11 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, March 11, 2016

1 John 4:7-21 7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 In this the love of God was

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prEaster Pancakes and Easter Egg Hunt – 2016

10 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

prEaster Pancakes and Easter Egg Hunt – 2016

Can you believe Easter is just a few weeks away? It’s right around the corner. It seems like Christmas was just yesterday, and most of us can’t believe that it’s already March, let alone time for Easter. Wel

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Baptism Sunday, March 13, 2016 (Part II)

10 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Baptism Sunday, March 13, 2016 (Part II)

On Sunday, March 13th, 2016, we will once again be celebrating baptism! Yes, we had baptisms last week, and we baptized 5 people! But, we had two people come forward after the service who wanted to get baptized this week, so

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, March 10, 2016

10 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, March 10, 2016

1 John 4:7-21 7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 In this the love of God was

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Daily Coaching Tip, March 09, 2016

09 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Tip, March 09, 2016

1 John 4:7-21 7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 In this the love of God was

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Bona Fide, Part 11: 1 John 4:7-21

08 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 11: 1 John 4:7-21

“As He is, so also are we in this world.” We have been given the task of shining the light of God’s love into a dark world. But, do we know what that means? Do we know how we’re supposed to go about do

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 08, 2016

08 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 08, 2016

1 John 4:7-21 7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 In this the love of God was

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, March 7th, 2016

07 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, March 7th, 2016

1 John 4:7-21 7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 In this the love of God was

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, March 04, 2016

04 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, March 04, 2016

1 John 4:1-6 Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world. 2 This is how we know if

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

03 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

1 John 4:1-6 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesse

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

02 March, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

1 John 4:1-6 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesse

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Baptism Sunday, March 6, 2016

01 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Baptism Sunday, March 6, 2016

On Sunday, March 6th, 2016, we will once again be celebrating baptism! We have been blessed to be able to baptize 25 individuals since September 1st of 2013. And we would be honored to be able to help you take this step in y

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

01 March, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

1 John 4:1-6 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesse

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Bona Fide, Part 10: 1 John 4:1-6

29 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 10: 1 John 4:1-6

There are a lot of sources of information that surround us on a daily basis. Have we stopped to consider if this is a source that should have input? What about all the different Christian sources that  are screaming for our

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, February 29, 2016

29 February, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, February 29, 2016

1 John 4:1-6 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesse

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, February 25, 2016

25 February, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, February 25, 2016

Daily Coaching Tip: How does 1 John 3:16-24 apply to my Six to Eight?  

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, February 24, 2016

24 February, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, February 24, 2016

How does 1 John 3:16-24 apply to my church family?  

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, February 23, 2016

23 February, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, February 23, 2016

How does 1 John 3:16-24 apply to My Identity in Christ?  

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Bona Fide, Part 8: 1 John 3:16-24

22 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 8: 1 John 3:16-24

“Your walk talks and your talk talks, but your walk talks more than your talk talks.” We’ve heard the truth a thousand times. We can’t just love by our words, we have to love by our actions. Why do we

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, February 22, 2016

22 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, February 22, 2016

Daily Coaching Tip for 1 John 3:16-24, My Relationship With God.

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, February 19, 2016

19 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, February 19, 2016

How does 1 John 3:11-15 apply to My World?

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, February 18, 2016

18 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, February 18, 2016

How does 1 John 3:11-15 apply to my Six to Eight?

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, February 17, 2016

17 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, February 17, 2016

1 John 3:11-15. How does this passage apply to My Church Family?

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Will You Help Me Help You?

16 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Will You Help Me Help You?

One of my primary jobs as the pastor of SixEight Church is to equip you to live as a disciple. I have no desire to get you to be in the David fan club. In fact, that scares me. Why? Well, what if I don’t live up to your

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Bona Fide, Part 8: 1 John 3:11-15

16 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 8: 1 John 3:11-15

What was the big deal with Cain’s offering he made to God? Why wouldn’t God regard his offering in the same way He had regard for Abel’s sacrifice? And what does this say about us? How does our understanding

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Enter For Your Chance To Win Two Tickets To Improv!

09 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Enter For Your Chance To Win Two Tickets To Improv!

Are You Ready To Laugh? If you don’t like to laugh, you can just stay home. But if you think funny things are funny, then you should come. Seriously. And, we’re giving you a chance to win your tickets too. Just en

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Bona Fide, Part 7: 1 John 3:2-10

07 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 7: 1 John 3:2-10

No one who is in Christ makes a practice of sinning. Not only have we been set free from sin, but we have also died to it. Why would we keep going back to death? Why would we make payments on a loan when the balance has alrea

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Improv Night with the Magenta Improv Theater

02 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Improv Night with the Magenta Improv Theater

We are having a fun night of Improv at SixEight church. It’s Friday, February 12 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $7.00 and are available in the church office. You can contact us for more information!

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An Hour Is Not Enough (Daily Coaching Videos: Why Should I Watch Them?)

02 February, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

An Hour Is Not Enough (Daily Coaching Videos: Why Should I Watch Them?)

So, in case you haven’t heard, I’ve been doing some daily coaching videos over the past few weeks. It occurs to me you may be wondering why you should bother watching them. So, I thought I’d go through some

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Bona Fide, Part 5: 1 John 2:18-27

26 January, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 5: 1 John 2:18-27

What do we do with those who leave the church? Is there a difference between those who just leave to go to another church and those who leave for another teaching entirely? And what is this antichrist thing, and what does it

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Bona Fide, Part 4: 1 John 2:12-17

19 January, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 4: 1 John 2:12-17

For the first time in the book of 1 John we come to a point where John tells us not to love something. Up until now it’s been all about love. Love this, love that. But here, at a very critical juncture, John makes a bol

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Daily Coaching Videos for January 11-15, 2016

14 January, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Daily Coaching Videos for January 11-15, 2016

We are making some daily coaching videos to help you apply the scripture we talk about on Sunday to your Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. The end game for us as a church is not merely attendance on Sundays (

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Bona Fide, Part 3: 1 John 2:7-11

12 January, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 3: 1 John 2:7-11

Will the Bona Fide, authentic Christianity please stand up? How many churches do you pass by every day? For every church, there’s a different form of Christianity. What’s the true, authentic faith that we have bee

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Tuesday Evening Fellowship

12 January, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Tuesday Evening Fellowship

As Christ-followers, we were built and designed to pursue Christ and live in Christ as a community. This is not a solo act. We don’t follow Christ on our own, we need others around us. At the same time, a very important

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5 Reasons To Attend Church Regularly in 2016

05 January, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

5 Reasons To Attend Church Regularly in 2016

I’m going to be honest with you. There’s some straight-up blunt talk in this article. But it’s only because I care about you and I want what’s best for you. Let’s stop playing games with our chur

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Bona Fide, Part 2: 1 John 1:5-2:6

04 January, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide, Part 2: 1 John 1:5-2:6

Our relationships with one another are inundated with performance. When someone doesn’t perform in the way we think they ought to, we start to walk away from them. Our relationship with God is the same. We feel like we

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Bona Fide: 1 John 1:1-4

27 December, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Bona Fide: 1 John 1:1-4

Bona Fide. What does it mean? It means genuine. Real. Authentic. The real deal. When it applies to our faith, what is the Bona Fide life we are called to lead? What is the real faith? Will the real Christianity please stand u

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A Thrill Of Hope: Peace (Drop The Blanket And Leave It There)

20 December, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

A Thrill Of Hope: Peace (Drop The Blanket And Leave It There)

Peace. It’s what the world longs for. It’s what the world was calling for after the Paris attacks. It’s been sought for generation after generation. Yet, for some reason, it always seems to allude us. How do

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A Thrill Of Hope, Part 3: Joy

16 December, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

A Thrill Of Hope, Part 3: Joy

Joy is one of those words that seems to appear around Christmas. Why do you suppose that is the case? What exactly does Christmas have to do with Joy? How does Christmas bring us joy? Listen in as we talk about Joy in our ser

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas Eve

11 December, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas Eve

Every year, on December 23rd, we stop and celebrate the story of Christmas. It’s our annual tradition of “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas Eve.” What is ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas Eve? It&#

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A Thrill Of Hope, Part 2: Love (Hope On, Gert)

09 December, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

A Thrill Of Hope, Part 2: Love (Hope On, Gert)

What is Love? If you ask a hundred people, you’d get a hundred different answers. Many definitions of love would deal with it makes me feel. “I know I love someone because of how they make me feel.” But, wh

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A Thrill Of Hope, Part 1: Hope Is A Long Story

02 December, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

A Thrill Of Hope, Part 1: Hope Is A Long Story

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas time is here! Yay! But, what if you’re not in the jolly mood that others are? What if you’re going through something that is wrecking you right now and you

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Walk Humbly, Part 6: Not Just For You, In You

02 December, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Walk Humbly, Part 6: Not Just For You, In You

As we wrap up the Walk Humbly series, we take a look at the most poignant and powerful passage in scripture on the topic of humility; Philippians 2:1-11. If you haven’t read that in a while (or ever) now would be a grea

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Some People Are Rocking Tons of Turkey

22 November, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Some People Are Rocking Tons of Turkey

        There are some amazing people at SixEight Church, and I wanted to share with you how some of them are working hard right now to gather enough turkeys for this year’s “Tons of Turkey.&#8

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Turkey Deals 2015 for Vancouver WA

18 November, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Turkey Deals 2015 for Vancouver WA

Can I just take a moment and say how thankful I am for you and others like you?! You are willing to help us help a bunch of families this Thanksgiving, and that speaks volumes to us here at SixEight. We aren’t a big chu

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Walk Humbly, Part 5: Clothed In Humility (No More Red Cup Christians)

17 November, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Walk Humbly, Part 5: Clothed In Humility (No More Red Cup Christians)

You probably saw it on the news, in your Facebook feed or somewhere else online – the major controversy over Starbucks Red Cup. What’s the deal with the Red Cup, and what in the world does the Red Cup have to do w

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Walk Humbly, Part 4: Humble Yourselves

10 November, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Walk Humbly, Part 4: Humble Yourselves

“But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” – James 4:6 Listen in as Rob Goff, who oversees our youth at SixEight, helps us get a great understanding of

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You Are Amazing!

09 November, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

You Are Amazing!

A lot can happen between Sunday morning and Monday evening. No matter what has gone one since yesterday morning, I just wanted to remind you of something. You are amazing. You are. Truly. Amazing. I mean it. For realsies. And

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Help Me Help!

04 November, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Help Me Help!

“Help Me Help” is a food drive like no other. It’s a turkey drive. We are trying to gather 500 turkeys to help families have a wonderful Thanksgiving this year. This year, we are hoping that groups of people

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Tons of Turkey 2015

03 November, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Tons of Turkey 2015

Help us give a great Thanksgiving to local families! We’re at it again! Turkey, turkey, turkey! Why are we so crazy about turkeys? That’s a valid question. And no, there is no spiritual significance to the turkey.

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Walk Humbly, Part 3: It Takes Humility To Be In Community

03 November, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Walk Humbly, Part 3: It Takes Humility To Be In Community

There was this radical community that existed at the beginning of the church. We read about it in Acts chapter 2. They were radical. They shared things. They fellowshipped by choice and not by force. By all accounts, they wer

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Don’t Walk Alone

27 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Don’t Walk Alone

In some ways, as a society, we are the most connected we have ever been. Some. However, in most ways I think we are becoming more and more disconnected. We have fake, digital connections with people. But we lack the real conn

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Walk Humbly, Part 2: With Your God

26 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Walk Humbly, Part 2: With Your God

Have you ever found yourself asking the question “What kind of God would…?” We follow it with a hundred different things, and yet I don’t think we fully understand the implications of the question we a

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My SixEight: My 6-8

23 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

My SixEight: My 6-8

“It is my responsibility to reach out to my Six to Eight. David can’t reach them for me. No one else can reach out to them and connect with them the way I can. I cannot wait for someone else to do it for me. I have to

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My SixEight: My Story

22 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

My SixEight: My Story

“It is my responsibility to share my story. David can’t share my story for me. No one else can share my story. It’s my story. I am the narrator of it (insert Morgan Freeman impersonation here). God has redeemed me.

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My SixEight: My Service

21 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

My SixEight: My Service

“It’s my responsibility to use my gifts for the good of the Kingdom. David can’t serve for me. No one else can do what God has created me to do. The church doesn’t exist to meet my needs. I don’t come and receiv

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Walk Humbly, Part 1: Your Identity

20 October, 2015

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Walk Humbly, Part 1: Your Identity

Why is it that the most insecure people are the most arrogant, while the most secure people are the most humble? The answer is really simple. Identity. When you are secure in your identity, you can walk in humility. Listen in

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My SixEight: My Relationship

19 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

My SixEight: My Relationship

On Sunday, October 11th, we introduced you to My SixEight. There are 5 things that make up My SixEight.  My Relationship My Community My Service My Story My 6-8 It’s my responsibility to pursue God. David can’t do it for

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Vision Sunday, 2015: My SixEight

13 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Vision Sunday, 2015: My SixEight

What do you see when you look into the future? Well, we may not see exactly what is going to happen, but when we look at what God is doing and where God is moving, we can see God is doing some great things at SixEight Church.

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One Of My Biggest Struggles As A Pastor

13 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

One Of My Biggest Struggles As A Pastor

One of the greatest struggles I face as the pastor of SixEight Church is knowing how to lead in a way that works for everyone. I don’t want anyone to feel like they’re left out. I don’t want anyone to feel l

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The Church Just Wants Your Money, Part 4: There’s A Fly In My Food

06 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Church Just Wants Your Money, Part 4: There’s A Fly In My Food

Have you ever had a bad dining experience at a restaurant? Maybe you didn’t get what you ordered, it was prepared right, it took too long to get out of the kitchen or a hundred other things. I think most of us have expe

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The Church Just Wants Your Money, Part 3: What The Bible Says We Should Do With Our Money

28 September, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Church Just Wants Your Money, Part 3: What The Bible Says We Should Do With Our Money

Last week, we talked about those things the Bible says we shouldn’t do with our money. This week, we are looking at what the Bible says we should do with our money. As we talked about it, we still discuss how the great

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The Church Just Wants Your Money, Part 2: What The Bible Says We Shouldn’t Do With Money

20 September, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Church Just Wants Your Money, Part 2: What The Bible Says We Shouldn’t Do With Money

Before we get to what the Bible says we should do with our money, we wanted to stop and take a look at some of the things the Bible says we shouldn’t do. As we said, our goal is not to get you to give more of your money

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The Church Just Wants Your Money, Part 1: Who’s On First?

13 September, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Church Just Wants Your Money, Part 1: Who’s On First?

You’ve heard the televangelists begging you for your money. You’ve probably heard of Creflo Dollar and his desire for the church to buy him a private jet – because that’s what he needed to be able to d

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The Disciples Project, Love Mercy: Why Are Christians So Unlike Christ?

06 September, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Love Mercy: Why Are Christians So Unlike Christ?

If you do a google search, you can find some humbling truths about Christians. Try it for yourself. Go to Google and type in the phrase, “Why are Christians so” and then just put a letter. Go through the letters o

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The Disciples Project, Module 4: Love Mercy

02 September, 2015

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The Disciples Project, Module 4: Love Mercy

Today, we look at what might be the most popular parable. It’s one we have talked about before. But, as we look at it, we realized there is a lot more to these few verses than we may have seen the first time around. The

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Block Party 2015

01 September, 2015

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Block Party 2015

Saturday, September 12th could quite possibly be the funnest day on NW 9th Avenue all year long. Why is that, you might ask? Well, because we are throwing a party and we love having a good time. Do you like to have fun? If yo

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Family Worship Sunday – 08-30-2015

26 August, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Family Worship Sunday – 08-30-2015

This Sunday, we will be inviting the kids to join us for a time of family worship! We will have nursery available for kids who aren’t yet in kindergarten, but we will be having a time all together as one family! What ca

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The Disciples Project, Module 4: Mutuality of Brokeness

26 August, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 4: Mutuality of Brokeness

A source we have been using through this “Love Mercy” series is a book entitled “The Cost of Community” by Jamie Aprin-Ricci. In the book he said this: “By recognizing we are as much in need of m

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The Disciples Project, Module 4: The Beating Heart of Mercy Is Grace

17 August, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 4: The Beating Heart of Mercy Is Grace

  We all have times in our lives where we are just going through the motions. We’re going through the motions at work, with our families or even in our walk with God. We are doing the action, but our heart isn&#821

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10 Reasons To Bring Kids To Everest VBS

12 August, 2015

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10 Reasons To Bring Kids To Everest VBS

As we get closer to VBS @ 6:8, I thought I’d share with you a few reasons why you should make sure to bring your kids, your neighbor’s kids, your grandkids, your nieces and nephews, your friends kids basically eve

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The Disciples Project, Module 4: Love Mercy Vs Terms of Service

11 August, 2015

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The Disciples Project, Module 4: Love Mercy Vs Terms of Service

We live in a very contractual society. Everything around us is built on terms of service, contracts and legal jar gin. We agree to terms we never read. When someone goes on, we look for the loop holes to be able to get out. T

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Be Prepared (What If The Really Big One Hits?)

03 August, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Be Prepared (What If The Really Big One Hits?)

In the Pacific Northwest, we live in a potentially dangerous area. Not too long ago an article went viral about “the really big one” that scientists have been talking about for several years now. It scared a lot o

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Which Day Are You Chasing?

28 July, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Which Day Are You Chasing?

I don’t know how long you’ve been around church. If you grew up in church, you inevitably heard people talk about “the glory days” or “the good ole days.” It was a romanticized, mostly fict

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Dealing With Spiritual Depression – Jim Huntamer

27 July, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Dealing With Spiritual Depression – Jim Huntamer

This week, Jim Huntamer shared with us from Psalm 22. As we looked, we saw someone who was dealing with a Spiritual Depression. Jim showed us 4 ways to hold on as we walk through these tough times. Be sure to listen in! [disp

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Freeway, Part 6: Freedom – Rob Goff

19 July, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Freeway, Part 6: Freedom – Rob Goff

In the final week of our Freeway series, Rob Goff shares with us about finding Freedom. We have spent the last 5 weeks talking about the things that hold us back and keep us from experiencing the freedom God has in mind for u

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Freeway, Part 5: Acceptance

12 July, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Freeway, Part 5: Acceptance

Most of us have a hard time with the same thing. And that’s our identity in Christ. We don’t understand that we are accepted. We feel like we have to do things to earn God’s love and to secure our approval a

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Freeway, Part 4: Forgiveness

08 July, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Freeway, Part 4: Forgiveness

What is forgiveness? We throw the word around and think we’re doing something by saying it, but have we really done it? Even better, have we really experienced it? And have we forgiven ourselves? These are all questions

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Freeway, Part 3: Responsibility, Ownership and Grace

03 July, 2015

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Freeway, Part 3: Responsibility, Ownership and Grace

In Part 3 of the Freeway series, we talked about the idea of responsibility and ownership. Whether the thing we have been made aware of (week 1) and discovered (week 2) was our fault or caused by someone else, we bear the res

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Freeway, Part 2: Discovery

25 June, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Freeway, Part 2: Discovery

Last week we began a brand new summer series called Freeway. We are on a journey to freedom together. Last week, we talked about awareness, and this week builds on that – Discovery. First we have to be in a position to

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Step 1 – Awareness

16 June, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Step 1 – Awareness

On Sunday, we started this new series called Freeway. As we got started, we prayed this prayer: “God will you let me know as much truth about me as I can bear?” And I encouraged you to pray that prayer throughout this wee

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Freeway, Part 1: Awareness

16 June, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Freeway, Part 1: Awareness

  How aware are we of what’s going on around us? How aware are we of ourselves and the blindspots we might have? And what are the obstacles that keep us from being able to know what they are? As we get started in t

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The Disciples Project, Module 3: One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others

12 June, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 3: One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others

In this last talk in the “Do Justice” series, we talk about our walk. Going back to 1970, we took a look at a lesson Big Bird taught us – One of these things is not like the others. As we talked, we discover

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Freeway: New Series Starts This Sunday!!!

12 June, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Freeway: New Series Starts This Sunday!!!

This Sunday we start a brand new series! Last week, we finished up the 3rd module of “The Disciples Project” and this week, we are starting a series that I’m pretty excited about. All of us have things in ou

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Pray Through Pentecost – 05/23/2015

23 May, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – 05/23/2015

  Fear. Fear drives us to do some crazy things. Fear is a powerful thing. It can keep us from making the right decision. It can keep us trapped in a way of life that is keeping us from seeing all that God designed us for

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Pray Through Pentecost – 05/22/2015

22 May, 2015

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Pray Through Pentecost – 05/22/2015

As I’ve been thinking through what to share with you during this season of waiting we are in, I have realized there is a great deal we can do when we feel like we can’t do anything. So often while we’re wait

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Pray Through Pentecost – 05/21/2015

21 May, 2015

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Pray Through Pentecost – 05/21/2015

  When we find ourselves in a season of waiting, there are some things that happen. One of those being, doubt. It can be hard to keep the faith when you’re waiting for something to happen. I have been there several

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Pray Through Pentecost – 05/20/2015 – Living in the Meantime

20 May, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – 05/20/2015 – Living in the Meantime

  When your in-between life events or life stages it can be a challenge to know how to go about each day. We struggle with this as kids. There’s a name for it now, “tween.” As in when you’re not a

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The Disciples Project, Module 3: Doing Justice Means Dropping the Justifications

20 May, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 3: Doing Justice Means Dropping the Justifications

When Jesus taught his followers, he rarely taught on one layer. He was a master teacher, and he had an amazing way of stacking layer upon layer of meaning into a very simple teaching. This is exactly what we find when we look

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Pray Through Pentecost – 05/19/2015

19 May, 2015

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Pray Through Pentecost – 05/19/2015

  After the two men dressed in white told the disciples to stop standing around, looking into the clouds, the disciples went back to Jerusalem. They went to the upper room and “they all joined together constantly i

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Pray Through Pentecost – 5/18/2015

18 May, 2015

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Pray Through Pentecost – 5/18/2015

Today is the 35th anniversary of the Mt. St. Helens Eruption. It’s because of this eruption that I am fascinated with volcanoes and earthquakes. And I think the reason is that we lived about 20-25 miles away from it whe

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Pray Through Pentecost – 5/15/2015

15 May, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – 5/15/2015

  Yesterday (Ascension day) was the last day in the book for this time of prayer we have been going through as a church. However, pentecost isn’t until May 24, so we still have a little over a week of time together

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Hazel Dell Parade of Bands

14 May, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Hazel Dell Parade of Bands

We are thrilled to be a part of the Hazel Dell Parade of Bands this year! We wanted share with the Hazel Dell community all that we do at SixEight Church for our community. We are thrilled to be a part of Hazel Dell, and we w

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The Disciples Project, Module 3: The Greatest Injustice of All

28 April, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 3: The Greatest Injustice of All

There are some pretty awful things that happen in the world. If we were stop and list the top ten, we’d probably find ourselves in tears. We live in a broken and fallen world. Because of this, there are a lot of ways we

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Pray Through Pentecost – 2015

22 April, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – 2015

  We are in a season of prayer at SixEight Church. We do this every year between Easter and Pentecost Sunday. It’s a good time to pray, because we’ve just gone through the busiest 5-6 month period for the chu

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The Disciples Project, Module 3: Why Do Justice – Part 1

17 April, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 3: Why Do Justice – Part 1

  We are thrilled to be starting another module of “The Disciples Project!” If you don’t know, we are on a journey as a church. And our destination is being disciples. So, we have started this trip to d

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Financial Peace University – Spring 2015

12 April, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Financial Peace University – Spring 2015

Are your finances out of control. Maybe your money is controlling you instead of you controlling it? If you find yourself stressed out about money on a regular basis, then Financial Peace University is probably exactly what y

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Easter 2015: Me First

07 April, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Easter 2015: Me First

We live in a me first world. Everything revolves around ourselves and how it makes us feel. There is perhaps no better indicator of our obsession with ourselves than selfies. As we talk about Easter this year, we start by tak

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Easter Invitation Packets

27 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Easter Invitation Packets

In case you haven’t figured it out yet, Easter is a big deal to us. Correction, HUGE deal. Wait, still not right, It’s the biggest stinkin’ deal for all of mankind. Still doesn’t quite express it, but

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SixEight Church Easter Songs 2015

26 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

SixEight Church Easter Songs 2015

Do you wish you knew the songs we were going to sing on Easter so you could come ready to just belt them out at the top of your lungs? Well, just in case that’s you, we wanted to give you that chance. You can listen to

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Pizza Delivery in Church Service, Vancouver, WA – SixEight Church #mefirst

25 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Pizza Delivery in Church Service, Vancouver, WA – SixEight Church #mefirst

A while ago I saw this video on Facebook. It was a cell phone video of a pizza guy getting a tip during the chapel service of the university I attended for 3 years. As soon as I saw it, I knew I wanted to do the same thing at

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Hot Topics, Part 2: Racial Reconciliation

24 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Hot Topics, Part 2: Racial Reconciliation

If you had asked me a year ago how I thought we were doing in our country when it comes to racial reconciliation, I would have said “I think we’re doing pretty good. We’ve come a long way.” But then Fe

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Merchandise 2015

19 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Merchandise 2015

Our new merchandise for 2015 is starting to arrive. You can purchase it on Sunday in Mocha 6:8, or if you’re not nearby, you can also order it online and we will ship it to you for a small fee. (Please allow a few secon

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Selfie Scavenger Hunt – #mefirst #me1st

17 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Selfie Scavenger Hunt – #mefirst #me1st

To gear up for Easter, we are doing a Selfie Scavenger Hunt. Watch the video below to learn more. To get started, find a SixEight somewhere around you. It can be a simple as a 6 and an 8 on some kind of product, as brave as d

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Hot Topics, Part 1: Candyland Rules in the Game of Life

17 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Hot Topics, Part 1: Candyland Rules in the Game of Life

There are a few topics that are getting a lot of attention right now in the world outside the church. What does God say about these issues and how should the church respond? That’s exactly what we talk about in this new

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prEaster15

16 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

prEaster15

  It’s that time again!!! Are you ready for some fun? If you don’t like fun, you shouldn’t come. Seriously. Because we like having fun. 🙂 Okay, maybe that’s not the right approach, let’s

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: Be Prepared; Wouldn’t It Be Amazing

12 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: Be Prepared; Wouldn’t It Be Amazing

This is the last session of the second module of “The Disciples Project.” It’s hard to believe we’ve already gotten through two modules on this journey! We’ll be finished before we know it! In th

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Easter 2015

10 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Easter 2015

Easter is a fantastic time of year! Of course, we enjoy the easter egg hunts and other fun that comes around this day. But for us at SixEight Church, this day is THE day that changed them all. There are a lot of religious hol

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: Baptism and Holiness

06 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: Baptism and Holiness

Jesus’ command was to “Go into all the world and make disciples, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And I am with yo

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An Evening of Worship & Community, March 8th @ 5:00pm

04 March, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

An Evening of Worship & Community, March 8th @ 5:00pm

  We are finishing up the second module of “The Disciples Project,” and what better way to celebrate, than with an evening of worship and community! It’s especially fitting since we are finishing up tal

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: Grace Driven Generosity and Creativity

26 February, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: Grace Driven Generosity and Creativity

Everyone loves to talk about grace. We’re amazed by it. We can’t believe we receive it. But when it comes to how we respond to grace with our lives and finances, now that’s a different story. Some might even

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: The SixEight Process

18 February, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: The SixEight Process

“We become disciples over time, not at one time.” “If we’re not making disciples, we’re not fully discipled.” These two statements are exactly what we talked about in the 7th week of this m

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Clark County Prayer Connect

11 February, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Clark County Prayer Connect

On Sunday, you might have heard us announce that we are partnering with Clark County Prayer Connect. If you didn’t, now you have. Okay, there’s more to it than that. We are desperate to see a move of God in Clark

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: The Vine, The Branches and Trials

10 February, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: The Vine, The Branches and Trials

Jesus gave his disciples a very vivid illustration that is recorded in John 15. It’s a very familiar passage to many of us, but have we really dug into what Jesus is saying? What does it mean to be attached to the vine?

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Baptisms, Sunday March 1st, 2015!!!

06 February, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

Baptisms, Sunday March 1st, 2015!!!

On Sunday, March1st, 2015, we will once again be celebrating baptism! We have been blessed to be able to baptize 20 individuals since September 1st of 2013. And we would be honored to be able to help you take this step in yo

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The 50/270 Challenge

05 February, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The 50/270 Challenge

It’s so fun to be a part of what God is doing here at SixEight Church. I deeply hope you feel that way too. Is everything perfect? No. But, most of our problems are related to growth and mission. And those are the best

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: Submission or Desertion and being Devoted To Prayer

03 February, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: Submission or Desertion and being Devoted To Prayer

You’ve probably heard the term before. Maybe even used it. “I’m shopping for a church.” It’s become a pretty normal thing to hear in churches now-a-days. But, as we talk about in this session of

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: Giving Our Lives To Take The Mask Off The World

27 January, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: Giving Our Lives To Take The Mask Off The World

How much time and energy has the church at large spent over the past 20-30 years trying to fit in with the world? How has that affected Christians? Are we spending too much time trying to fit in and not enough time trying to

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: When everyone plays their part, and our defining characteristic is love, we will make a difference.

20 January, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: When everyone plays their part, and our defining characteristic is love, we will make a difference.

In our third week of this second module, we stopped to talk about the Body of Christ as it pertains to Spiritual Gifts as Paul describes in 1 Cor. 12. In the first talk, we discussed the idea: Everyone has a part to play, eve

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: The Radical Community and Where it all Went Wrong

15 January, 2015

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: The Radical Community and Where it all Went Wrong

Welcome to the second week of “The Disciples Project!” In this session we hit on two big topics. Radical Community for a Radical Mission When the early church movement became an institution. We continued in the ne

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6 to 8 weeks – Everyone Bring One

12 January, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

6 to 8 weeks – Everyone Bring One

We started this idea this past Christmas season. Everyone Bring One. We didn’t spend a lot of time pushing it. But it’s a very important concept for our church. I remember it clear as day. I was having a conversat

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The Disciples Project, Module 2: Ekklesia and Pentecost

06 January, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Module 2: Ekklesia and Pentecost

This week we started the second module in this journey we are on called “The Disciples Project.” And it’s an exciting module! We’re talking about this thing we call the church. In this week’s tal

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Elf, Part 3: Searching For A Father

23 December, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Elf, Part 3: Searching For A Father

In our final installment of the Elf Series, we take a look at Buddy’s search for a father. What we see is that his search for his Dad is not that different from our search for our Father. As we look at the Christmas sto

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10 Reasons You Should Bring Someone This Sunday

19 December, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

10 Reasons You Should Bring Someone This Sunday

The last Sunday of our Christmas series, Elf, is this Sunday. To help funcourage you to bring someone, I thought I give you 10 quick reasons why you should actually do it! 1.) It’s Elf, Period. Do I even need to make th

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Why you should be at Church on Sunday (and bring someone with you!)

18 December, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Why you should be at Church on Sunday (and bring someone with you!)

I hope you’re havig a great week! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but not just because of all the lights, cookies and get togethers. We are celebrating one of the aspects of our faith that is entirely un

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Elf, Part 2: When It’s Hard To Believe

17 December, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Elf, Part 2: When It’s Hard To Believe

In Part 2 of our Elf series, we talk a look at Walter and his struggle to believe throughout the movie. He can’t believe that Buddy is an elf. He can’t believe that Buddy is his son. And at the end of the movie, w

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Elf, Part 1: A Place To Belong

08 December, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Elf, Part 1: A Place To Belong

Elf is a fun Christmas movie, but as we go through this series, we will discover that the issues Buddy deals with in the movie are also familiar to us. Just as we see in this first week of the series! This week, we talk about

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Elf – Christmas Series

06 December, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Elf – Christmas Series

Beginning Sunday, December 7th, 2014, we will begin our Christmas series – Elf. In the series, we will be taking themes from the popular movie, Elf (the one with Will Farrell) and see how they relate to our lives. If yo

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The Disciples Project, Part 1: Resurrection & The Cost of Discipleship

01 December, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Part 1: Resurrection & The Cost of Discipleship

This is it! The final week of this first module! Congratulations for those of you who have stuck with us through the whole module. I genuinely hope you have developed a deep sense of awe at the story of Redemption that encomp

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Way to be the Church, SixEight!

26 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Way to be the Church, SixEight!

This has been an incredible week! We have watched you, God’s church at SixEight respond in an astounding way! Your response, coupled with some other organizations in the Hazel Dell & Vancouver Community has given us

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The Disciples Project, Part 1: Justification & Adoption

25 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Part 1: Justification & Adoption

In our next to final session of this first Module of “The Disciples Project” we are coving the topics of Justification & Adoption. As we talk about how amazing the fact of redemption is, we realize that redemp

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Preparing The Soil – Ebook Download

21 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Preparing The Soil – Ebook Download

As we were gearing up for Easter, we passed out a little eBook called, “Preparing The Soil.” It was a collection of some posts I had written here on the church blog as well as some new content just for the ebook.

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Turkey Deals for Tons of Turkey

20 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Turkey Deals for Tons of Turkey

We need a lot of Turkey by next Monday! Literally, Tons of Turkey. Will you help us out? We are estimating that we will have between 150-175 families come to the food pantry next week at our new time, Tuesday from 4-7pm. We

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The Disciples Project, Part 1: Redemption

18 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Part 1: Redemption

Well, we finally get to it today! The big topic we’ve been waiting for throughout this whole first module of “The Disciples Project.” Redemption. What exactly is redemption? What is so important about being

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Called To Rescue, Sunday Nov. 16 @ 4:00pm

13 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Called To Rescue, Sunday Nov. 16 @ 4:00pm

Called To Rescue Workshop This Sunday, November 19th, 4:00, here at 6:8 Church The organization Called To Rescue will be presenting a workshop on local sex trafficking issues and how you can be involved in helping rescue chil

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The Disciples Project, Part 1: Covenant of Grace

11 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Part 1: Covenant of Grace

As we journey on through this first module of the Disciples Project, we come to this overarching theme of the entire Bible, that is the Covenant of Grace. It is expressed in the beginning of Genesis and fulfilled at the end o

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The Fall Has Created An Ache

07 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Fall Has Created An Ache

The fall has created an ache in us that can only be filled with grace.   “Ecclesiastes 3:11 says that God “has put eternity into man’s heart.” At some level, in the deepest parts of our soul, our soul remembers,

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The Disciples Project, Part 1: The Fall

06 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Part 1: The Fall

The fall has created an ache in us that can only be filled with Grace. Have you ever tried to play a badly scratched record? If you’re curious, you can listen in to see just what that sounds like. And it’s a great

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Tons of Turkey

02 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Tons of Turkey

Help us give a great Thanksgiving to local families! We are trying to give a bunch of local families a really great Thanksgiving. Every week, at the SixEight Food Pantry, we serve between 150 – 200 families. We are bles

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How To Be Missional on Halloween

30 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

How To Be Missional on Halloween

This is Halloween week! Unfortunately, some think that Halloween is the devil’s holiday. That’s too bad. You’re missing out on a great opportunity to be missional. If you think Halloween is for the devil, you probably j

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Memory Verse Wallpaper: The Disciples Project, Module 1, Week 4

29 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Memory Verse Wallpaper: The Disciples Project, Module 1, Week 4

As a part of “The Disciples Project” we are trying to start memorizing and internalizing some parts of the Bible that correlate with what we’re learning that week. To help us do that, we are also making wall

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The Disciples Project, Part 1: The Image Of God

29 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Part 1: The Image Of God

In this week of Part 1 of “The Disciples Project” we talk about the joy-filled subject of being made in God’s image. If you’re feeling worthless and purposeless, this is a talk you need to hear. That&#

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Crocktoberfest – 10/26/2014 – Right After Service

24 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Crocktoberfest – 10/26/2014 – Right After Service

Is the rain making you feel blah?  We have just the prescription for you. It’s Crocktoberfest so let’s walk the walk and talk the crock!  We’d like you to bring your favorite crockpot dish to share with th

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Do You Remember

23 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Do You Remember

Do you remember? Do you even remember what you experienced? Do you remember how helpless you felt? Do you remember the hopeless that ruled your life? Do you remember? Do you remember wondering why you were alive? Do you remem

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Memory Verse Wallpaper: The Disciples Project, Module 1, Week 3

22 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Memory Verse Wallpaper: The Disciples Project, Module 1, Week 3

As a part of “The Disciples Project” we are trying to start memorizing and internalizing some parts of the Bible that correlate with what we’re learning that week. To help us do that, we are also making wall

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What’s Your Story?

21 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

What’s Your Story?

Sharing Your God Story One of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal when it comes to shining the light of the gospel into our 8 to 15 is our story. Often times, we think the idea of sharing your faith is saved onl

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The Disciples Project, Part 1: The Reliable Word of God

20 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Part 1: The Reliable Word of God

In the second week of the first module of “The Disciples Project” we build on the unchanging truth of God by looking at the primary vehicle He uses to reveal that truth: The Bible. If God knows everything, made ev

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Memory Verse Wallpaper: The Disciples Project, Module 1, Week 2

15 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Memory Verse Wallpaper: The Disciples Project, Module 1, Week 2

As a part of “The Disciples Project” we are trying to start memorizing and internalizing some parts of the Bible that correlate with what we’re learning that week. To help us do that, we are also making wall

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“The Disciples Project”, Week 2: Daily Guide (Let’s Be The Exception)

14 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

“The Disciples Project”, Week 2: Daily Guide (Let’s Be The Exception)

Before you just scroll the to bottom and download the guide for the week, take a minute to read these words: As we go through “The Disciples Project” together, one of the most important facets of it is the Daily G

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The Disciples Project, Part 1: Who is God?

13 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciples Project, Part 1: Who is God?

This week is the official first week of our 3 year journey as a church called, “The Disciples Project”! And we are excited! We began Module 1, Understanding Redemption by talking about the really big topic of &#82

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Memory Verse Wallpaper: The Disciple Project, Module 1, Week 1

08 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Memory Verse Wallpaper: The Disciple Project, Module 1, Week 1

As a part of “The Disciple Project” we want to develop the habit of committing passages of scripture to memory. As a means to help us to this, we have created some wall paper with the verse to memorize for the wee

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The Disciple Project, Part 1: Introduction

08 October, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Disciple Project, Part 1: Introduction

This week we are starting something brand new that we are extremely excited about! We are calling it “The Disciple Project.” It’s a three year journey we are taking as a church in pursuit of becoming fully d

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30 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

A Collection of Images You Should Have

We have posted a bunch of different images to help encourage you. Our aim in giving you these wallpapers and images is to help encourage you throughout the week with things we have learned as a body on Sundays. I thought it w

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Training Camp, Part 9: Adversity & Success

29 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Training Camp, Part 9: Adversity & Success

In this last installment of the Training Camp series, we talk about Adversity & Success. All of us are going to face Adversity and Success in our lives. And if we don’t have a plan for how we are going to handle it,

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Socks for Northwest Children’s Outreach – Why?

26 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Socks for Northwest Children’s Outreach – Why?

If you have visited us at SixEight Church, you know that we are all about Doing Justice. In fact, if you visit us, (and we remember to ask you to do it:) we donate a pair of socks to Northwest Children’s Outreach for ev

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You Are Awesome!

25 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

You Are Awesome!

Did you know that I think you’re awesome? It’s true. For everyone that calls SixEight home, I think you’re pretty awesome. I love how great our church is. I love all the great people that we get to do minist

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The Next Three Years at SixEight Church

24 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Next Three Years at SixEight Church

Yes, you read that right. Three Years. Two out of every three months for the next three years, our Sundays will be devoted to Becoming Disciples. Why? It’s simple really, our vision as a church is to be a church full o

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Vision Sunday 2014

23 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Vision Sunday 2014

As we start into a new ministry season at SixEight Church, we stopped for just a moment to look ahead at where God is leading us. We also celebrated what God has been doing in the lives of 5 members of our body who took the s

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The Heart: Braggers and Beggars

15 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Heart: Braggers and Beggars

Who are you when no one is looking? You know, that part of you that’s deep down inside of you that only you know. That part that can even deceive you from time to time. Who is that person? Too often we try to put on beh

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Free Computer Wallpaper – Matthew 12:33-35

13 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Free Computer Wallpaper – Matthew 12:33-35

Ready for some new wallpaper on your computer? How about this:   Click here to download the file. 

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Training Camp, Part 8: Team

08 September, 2014

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Training Camp, Part 8: Team

In this sermon of the Training Camp series, we start to bring all of the attributes together into one big idea: TEAM. How we live as individuals affects the church as a whole. How we live and operate as a church affects other

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Block Party…What’s The Point?

03 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Block Party…What’s The Point?

We are investing a lot of energy and money into this thing we call the Block Party. But why? Why bother with all the hubbub? It’s a lot of work, and what does it accomplish? You may not know this (actually, I hope you k

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Financial Peace University Begins September 25.

02 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Financial Peace University Begins September 25.

Are your finances out of control. Maybe your money is controlling you instead of you controlling it? If you find yourself stressed out about money on a regular basis, then Financial Peace University is probably exactly what y

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Training Camp, Part 7: Responsibility

02 September, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Training Camp, Part 7: Responsibility

Just as it goes in training camp, we’re getting tougher about things as we continue on through this series. This week we talked about responsibility. It was a tough message, but it’s one that all of us need to be

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10 Reasons You Should Come To The Block Party

29 August, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

10 Reasons You Should Come To The Block Party

Ten Reasons you should come to the Block Party on September 6th at 6:8 Church! The Big Bang Theory doesn’t come back until September 22, what else do you have to do? Two Words: Bounce Houses Three Words: Mini Elephant E

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Summer Sunset

27 August, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Summer Sunset

Kids are getting ready to go back to school. Pumpkins are turning orange. The grass is all dried up and brown from not having rain all summer. Basically, the sun is setting on our 2014 summer. You might be sad about that. But

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Block Party 2014

25 August, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Block Party 2014

Prepare yourselves for some Awesome!  On Saturday, September 6th, from 11am – 4 pm, we are going to have a little fun. Okay, a lot of fun!!! We are going to have free food, bounce houses, games, entertainment and a kit

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Training Camp, Part 4: Excellence

11 August, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Training Camp, Part 4: Excellence

This week in the Training Camp series, we talk about how important it is to live our lives with excellence. As we continue to look at Romans 12, we also look at 2 Pet. 1 to talk about the idea of excellence. Listen in to see

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Training Camp, Part 3: Discipline

04 August, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Training Camp, Part 3: Discipline

As we continue on in the Training Camp Series, we cover the topic of Discipline. It’s not a fun or popular topic to discuss, but it’s an important fundamental for being a disciple of Jesus Christ. [display_podcast

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Training Camp, Part 2: Attitude

29 July, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Training Camp, Part 2: Attitude

As we continue on in our Training Camp series, revisiting the fundamentals of being a disciple of Jesus, we talk about the important role our attitude plays in being a disciple with a take notice walk. Listen in as we talk ab

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Training Camp, Part 1: Driven By Purpose

23 July, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Training Camp, Part 1: Driven By Purpose

As we dive into this new series, we’re starting on something very fundamental. In fact, this is the fundamental on which the rest of the fundamentals are built. To be clear, we are not a fundamentalist church, we’

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Weird Animals VBS (Vacation Bible School)

21 July, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Weird Animals VBS (Vacation Bible School)

Things are about to get weird up in here! We will be doing A VBS this year (that stands for Vacation Bible School). Basically, it’s a week of great fun where kids learn about Jesus. It goes from Aug 11 – Aug 15th,

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Joy Ride, Part 11: Generous Disciples

14 July, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 11: Generous Disciples

As we wrap up our Joy Ride series, going through the book of Philippians (If you’ve missed some of the sermons, you can check out the whole series by clicking here: http://68church.com/category/sermons/joy-ride/) we tal

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Joy Ride, Part 10: The House We’re Building

08 July, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 10: The House We’re Building

As we get to one of the most popular passages in the book of Philippians, we talk about the house we’re building with our thoughts. Simply put, “The thoughts we dwell on build the house we live in.”  [displ

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Joy Ride, Part 9: Enemies of God

30 June, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 9: Enemies of God

In part 9 of the Joy Ride series, we talk about the fact that there are people who are living as enemies of God. It’s not a popular topic. None of us like to think about it. All of us would like to do away with this par

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Joy Ride, Part 8: Got Your Rubbish Together?

25 June, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 8: Got Your Rubbish Together?

What is the motivation behind the religious activities that we perform? As we talked about the first part of Philippians chapter 3, we looked at our underlying reasons for being religious. Ultimately we said that ‘Reli

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Joy Ride, Part 7: Making A Name For Yourself

16 June, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 7: Making A Name For Yourself

On this Father’s Day, we talked about making a name for yourself. It’s a desire that is probably built into all people, and especially men. We men want to leave our mark on the world. We want to know that when we

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SixEight Day!

10 June, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

SixEight Day!

Today, we take a break from our Joy Ride series, and focus on what God has done in and through our church over the last year. The way we celebrate is a little different though. Instead of a big celebration in the service, we

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SixEight Day – 2014: June 8th.

06 June, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

SixEight Day – 2014: June 8th.

If you haven’t heard, this Sunday, June 8th, is 6:8 day! What exactly is 6:8 day, you might ask? Well, it’s a day where we’re going to celebrate all that God has done in our church. But not just that, we&#82

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Pray Through Pentecost – Nearing the End

05 June, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Nearing the End

We are nearing the end of our focused, season of prayer as a church. Of course, that doesn’t mean that we can or should stop praying. In fact, I hope it means that we’ve developed more of a lifestyle of prayer and

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SixEight Food Pantry Makes The Front Page of the Columbian

03 June, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

SixEight Food Pantry Makes The Front Page of the Columbian

As you know, last year during our season of prayer we call “Pray Through Pentecost” was when God brought us a food pantry. Since that time, the pantry has grown, pretty much every week since then. Now the pantry i

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Joy Ride, Part 6: How We Live Matters

02 June, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 6: How We Live Matters

Today we come to a verse in Philippians that stirs up quite a bit of controversy, 2:12. As we look into what Paul was talking about to the church at Philippi, we see that what he had in mind was their witness. But still, what

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29 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Camp Or Not To Camp… That Is The Question

Summer camps are a staple when it comes to Youth Ministry. They allow students to escape their life and get away for a week. The types of summer camps that are offered vary dramatically. Some are all about fun. They have jet

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Pray Through Pentecost – Day 19 #PTP #Alittlemoretoday #hearingawhispher

29 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Day 19 #PTP #Alittlemoretoday #hearingawhispher

We really are different.  If you were here on Sunday, we talked about this idea: “Real joy doesn’t come from making more of the world about you, but by making more of you about the world.” This is a really

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Pray Through Pentecost – Day 17 #PTP #Alittlemoretoday

27 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Day 17 #PTP #Alittlemoretoday

Last week, as the staff went out to lunch after our Monday morning staff meeting, we ran into one of my old professors from Multnomah. He retired not long after I graduated, so he was enjoying his second meal of the day in th

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Pray Through Pentecost – Day 12 #PTP #Alittlemoretoday

22 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Day 12 #PTP #Alittlemoretoday

Do you remember that series we did last fall? Sun Stand Still? During that series, we talked about the idea of praying Sun Stand Still prayers like Joshua prayed. Do you remember? If not, let me remind you: On the day the L

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Pray Through Pentecost – Day 11 – #PTP #Alittlemore today

21 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Day 11 – #PTP #Alittlemore today

Perhaps I have done a disservice to SixEight Church. Hopefully we have time to fix it. As you may know, I have a deep longing and desire to see God move in a powerful way in the hearts of our church and through the lives of o

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Pray Through Pentecost – Day 10 – #PTP #Alittlemoretoday

20 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Day 10 – #PTP #Alittlemoretoday

We want God to move in our midst. I would even go so far as to say that we are desperate to be a part of a move of God. We don’t want to just do church like every other church does church. We want to be a part of someth

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Joy Ride, Part 4: How The World Sees Jesus

19 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 4: How The World Sees Jesus

This week, we took a bold step in our “Joy Ride” series. We talked about the importance of how we live our lives. We looked at Philippians 1:27-30 where Paul told the church at Philippi, “Whatever happens&#8

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Refresh – 05-15-2014 [Video]

15 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Refresh – 05-15-2014 [Video]

We’ve been doing some short YouTube videos in the middle of each week to help us all remember what we talked about on Sunday and work on applying it to our lives. Listen in to the third of these videos as we Refresh on

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Pray Through Pentecost – Day 3 – #PTP #alittlemoretoday

15 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Day 3 – #PTP #alittlemoretoday

Yesterday, we talked about how our vision as a church is to be a church of disciples making disciple-makers. And that a part of being a disciple is making more disciples. It’s actually woven into the DNA of a disciple.

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A Prayer Without Discipleship Is Dead

15 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

A Prayer Without Discipleship Is Dead

What was your first experience with Jesus? Was it church? Camp? Sunday School? Or was it someone you know offering a way to Heaven with a prayer? I know it was the prayer that lured me to God. I can still recall the night whe

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Pray Through Pentecost – Day 2 – #PTP #alittlemoretoday

14 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Day 2 – #PTP #alittlemoretoday

Day 2: “Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and

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Baptisms 05-18-2014

13 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Baptisms 05-18-2014

This coming Sunday, May 18th 2014, we will once again be celebrating baptism! We have several more who have expressed their interest in being baptized and we are thrilled to get to share in this with them! If you’re wan

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Joy Ride, Part 3: Legacy

13 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 3: Legacy

Happy Mother’s Day! As we continue on in our series going through the book of Philippians, we stop on this day of celebration to look at what it means to leave a legacy. With that, we took a brief look at the life of Er

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Pray Through Pentecost – Round 2

13 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Pray Through Pentecost – Round 2

On Sunday, we just started a season of prayer as a church. It’s something we call Pray Through Pentecost. This year, Pentecost is on Sunday, June 8th, so we’re going to spend the next few weeks praying together as

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Joy Ride, Part 2: Input Sources

08 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 2: Input Sources

As we continue on the journey of finding joy in the ride, we take a look at the things that are going into our lives. We asked three questions today: What’s propelling you, what’s fueling you and what’s stee

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Joy Ride, Week 2: Midweek Refresh [Video]

08 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Week 2: Midweek Refresh [Video]

We’ve just started doing these Midweek Refresh videos to help us all remember during the week the thing we are supposed to be working on. We don’t want to just keep coming to church every week without ever growing

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Baseball is Life

08 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Baseball is Life

I am not sure if everyone is aware that I coach baseball at Mt. View High School. I have done this for two years now and I absolutely love it! I also played baseball for most of my life. I started breaking widows with rocks a

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Thoughts from a Higher Point of View

07 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Thoughts from a Higher Point of View

I’m currently in the process of getting back to the great Northwest from Indiana. It seems that commonly known ways of efficient travel are still something that elude major airlines. But that’s neither here nor th

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Youth Ministry With Pizzazz

01 May, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Youth Ministry With Pizzazz

OK lets be real… If you read last weeks post about relationships, you may have thought “Wow! That Youth Pastor they have over there at 6:8 is quite the serious guy.” Well see heres the things… While I

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The Death of Personal Responsibility

30 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Death of Personal Responsibility

A few weeks ago, this graphic was making the rounds on Facebook. And as much as you and I may dislike memes and they way they’ve destroyed Facebook, there is a lot of truth in this one. What is the truth that is in this

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Joy Ride, Week 1: Follow up [Video]

30 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Week 1: Follow up [Video]

We’re trying something new during the course of this series. We’re going to do a short little video to encourage us all to follow through with doing what we talked about on Sunday. So, make sure to watch this vide

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Joy Ride, Part 1: God’s a Good Finisher

29 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Joy Ride, Part 1: God’s a Good Finisher

This week we started a new series going through the book of Philippians. As we get started, we talked about the big idea for the book which is, The key to finding joy in the ride is by walking humbly and rejoicing in Jesus.

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He Who Began A Good Work

25 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

He Who Began A Good Work

This Sunday we will be starting a new series called “Joy Ride.” And I have to tell you, I’m super excited about it for a few reasons. For one, it’s my favorite book in the Bible – and that’

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Relationships For All

24 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Relationships For All

Even at a young age, we have strived to make connections with other people. Our desperate need for friendship and connection is hardwired into our DNA. This is not by coincidence, we were created for relationship. Relationsh

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The Door – Easter Service

22 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Door – Easter Service

As we wrap up the Love Illuminated series this Easter Sunday, we talk about the amazing event of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. This is the single-most important event in all of human history. There is nothing like it, the

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Easter’s Over – Now What?

22 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Easter’s Over – Now What?

So, we just finished our big Easter weekend, Now What? Do we just go back to normal and pretend like nothing happened. That will be the temptation. But, I hope we don’t. I also don’t expect us all to live a perfec

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Not Enough Adjectives

18 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Not Enough Adjectives

Awesome. Amazing. Unbelievable. Alarming. Horrifying. Dreadful. Awful. Awe-inspiring. Overwhelming. Beautiful. Astonishing. Breath Taking. Stunning. Wondrous. Majestic. Moving. Mind-blowing. There are not enough adjectives to

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10 Reasons You SHOULD invite your friends to Easter

16 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

10 Reasons You SHOULD invite your friends to Easter

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a funny little post about 10 reasons NOT to invite someone to Easter. Today, I wanted to share with you 10 reasons you SHOULD invite someone to Easter. In case you didn’t know, this coming

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Love Illuminated, Part 13: Low In The Grave

14 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 13: Low In The Grave

In part 13 of the Love Illuminated series we take a look at the day between Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday – Black Saturday. What is it about that day that carries significance for us as the church? Listen in as Ke

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To Save a Hundo

07 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

To Save a Hundo

If you knew a way to save someone $100.00, would you do it? If you knew a secret combination of numbers to put into the debit machine as you’re checking out at Safeway that cuts $100.00 off the total, would you tell oth

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Love Illuminated, Part 12: The Crucifixion

06 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 12: The Crucifixion

We take a lot of things for granted in our lives. We’ve got a lot of comforts and amenities. We have a lot of things that make our life much easier. And even within our plush lives, we still find a way to take things fo

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prEaster

02 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

prEaster

Easter is a big deal to us, so we’ve decided to start the celebration early! It’s more than that though. On Easter, we are celebrating what Jesus did for us, so we want to honor him by serving our community. On th

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When I am weak, then I am strong

02 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

When I am weak, then I am strong

For most young boys, there is a desire to be able to fly, turn invisible and gain a super strength with which we can rule the world. Judging by the success of many of the comic-book themed movies lately, this isn’t a fa

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10 Reasons NOT To Invite Someone To Easter

01 April, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

10 Reasons NOT To Invite Someone To Easter

As you may or may not know, Easter is just around the corner. This morning I thought I’d try just a little reverse psychology and give you some reasons NOT to invite someone to one of our Easter Services on April 20th a

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Love Illuminated, Part 11: When The Crowd Is Loud

31 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 11: When The Crowd Is Loud

There are a lot of different voices shouting for our attention. And it can be easy to get drawn into what those voices have to say. But as we learn from looking at Jesus’ interaction with Pilate, it’s ridiculous t

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The 6/8 Challenge

31 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The 6/8 Challenge

So, What’s the Challenge? There are four things I’d like to pursue for the next 90 days. First, I’d love it if we could commit to being at SixEight every Sunday unless we’re sick. I know times have ch

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The Door

27 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Door

Easter is a story unlike any other. It is the one thing that sets Christianity apart from every other religion in the world. Every other leader was buried and lays in their grave to this day. But not Jesus. Jesus rose from th

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Love Illuminated, Part 10: Unless

24 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 10: Unless

As we enter into the last week of Jesus’ life, we start to take a look at the last few days of Jesus’ life. We should be amazed at how Jesus handled himself in his last hours. If any of us knew (as Jesus did) the

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Why Cling So Tightly To Something So Temporary?

19 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Why Cling So Tightly To Something So Temporary?

I often find myself clinging tightly to the things of this life. More than that, I find myself willing to make sacrifices for those things. I’m a materialistic person who likes stuff. I like stuff so much that I have a

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Love Illuminated, Part 9: Unless We Die

17 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 9: Unless We Die

In part 9 of the Love Illuminated series, we get to the topic at hand of life. Specifically the ‘psuche’ life and the ‘zoe’ life. This is a transitional message that covers the landscape between John c

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The Gong Show: Road Edition

13 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Gong Show: Road Edition

I’ve made a big deal of this topic for a while now, and will probably continue to do so for a long time. If we do religious acts without love, there is absolutely no point in them. To shine a light in the darkness, we m

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Love Illuminated, Part 8: Making Much of Jesus

10 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 8: Making Much of Jesus

This week we take a look at the quintessential “king of the hill” battle that takes place between the disciples of John the Baptist and Jesus’ disciples. I’m sure their intentions were good, but what t

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Download the “Preparing the Soil” ebook.

06 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Download the “Preparing the Soil” ebook.

If you were here this past Sunday, you got a chance to plant some seeds in some planters on the stage. We did this because we want to be preparing the soil for seeds to be planted on Easter, 4/20. (If you weren’t here,

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Baptisms on Sunday March 9th, 2014!!!

05 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Baptisms on Sunday March 9th, 2014!!!

This coming Sunday, March 9th 2014, we will once again be celebrating baptism! We have several more who have expressed their interest in being baptized and we are thrilled to get to share in this with them! If you’re wa

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Ephesians 3:17-19 – The Love Of God

05 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Ephesians 3:17-19 – The Love Of God

Have you ever stopped to try to imagine the Love of God? It’s a tremendous thought that the Love of God is greater than we can ever comprehend. It’s not a love based on performance. God doesn’t love us more

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What Is Your So?

04 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

What Is Your So?

It’s amazing how the meaning of one word can make such a difference. Understanding what the definition of “so” is makes a big difference in our understanding of the famous verse, John 3:16. That’s what

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Love Illuminated, Part 7: So Loved The World

03 March, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 7: So Loved The World

Today we get to the most famous verse in the Bible, John 3:16. If you’ve ever watched a football game or driving around the countryside, you’ve probably seen this verse listed there. And it’s because it&#821

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Free Micah 6:8 Artwork (And a Reminder of it’s importance.)

27 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Free Micah 6:8 Artwork (And a Reminder of it’s importance.)

If you’ve been in our church lobby, this will look familiar to you, but I wanted to offer it up to you as a freebie. Free free to download this image and print it off for your home to help you remember why we do what we

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More Loved Than You Could Ever Know

26 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

More Loved Than You Could Ever Know

One of my favorite and, honestly, most amazing verses in all of the Bible is Romans 5:8. It’a amazing to me, because it stands in stark contrast to how the world generally works. Because, generally speaking, the way the

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420 on 4/20 by 4:20 – Part 4 – The Good Soil

25 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

420 on 4/20 by 4:20 – Part 4 – The Good Soil

This is the fun part to write about! This is the post I’ve been waiting to write for a long time now. In fact, this is the post that contains the dream for 420. This is what I’m hoping for our church. This is what

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Love Illuminated, Part 6: Nicodemus

25 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 6: Nicodemus

In this installment of our Love Illuminated series, Kenan Stolz (SixEight Church Student Life Pastor) shares with us about the interaction between Jesus and Nicodemus. As he shares with us, he challenges us to think, “A

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420 on 4/20 by 4:20 – Preparing the Soil – Part 3

18 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

420 on 4/20 by 4:20 – Preparing the Soil – Part 3

(Click here to read other posts in the 420 series: Introduction, Part 1, Part 2) Throughout the past few weeks, I’ve been sharing some thoughts about preparing the soil of our 8 to 15 (8 to 15 refers to the 8 to 15 pe

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Love Illuminated, Part 5: Ritual or Relationship

17 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 5: Ritual or Relationship

In Part 5 of the “Love Illuminated” series, we talk about that epic story at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. It’s the one where Jesus goes into the temple and throws stuff around and yells at people.

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New 6:8 Kids Vision

13 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

New 6:8 Kids Vision

For some churches, children’s ministry is a highly neglected, sometimes even rejected, tool to reach people in the community. While this is a flawed mindset, the care and passion it takes to make children’s minist

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420 on 4/20 by 4:20 – Preparing the Soil – Part 2

12 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

420 on 4/20 by 4:20 – Preparing the Soil – Part 2

(Click here to read other posts in the 420 series: Introduction, Part 1) Last week we talked about the difficulty of working up hard, packed-down soil as mentioned in Mark 4. This week, we’re going to take a look at the

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The Comfort-zone myth

11 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

The Comfort-zone myth

We as a church don’t exist to try to make you feel comfortable. In fact, our role has more to do with making you feel uncomfortable with where you are than to get you feeling comfortable. A lot of time has been spent wi

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Crossing Paths

10 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Crossing Paths

It’s as simple as crossing paths. You already have a group of people in our lives that we cross paths with on a regular basis. I do and unless you’re living in an underground bunker, everyone does. Whether it&#821

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All Events Cancelled – 02/09/2014

08 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

All Events Cancelled – 02/09/2014

We will be canceling our services, practices and anything else that happens at the church on Sunday, February 09, 2014. We have been watching the forecast and hoping for a change in the weather by Saturday evening, but it doe

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420 on 4/20 by 4:20 – Preparing the Soil – Part 1

04 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

420 on 4/20 by 4:20 – Preparing the Soil – Part 1

Last Thursday, I started sharing the idea behind Mark 4:20. It’s the idea that really brought the whole 420 thing together for us as a church. Up until that point, 420 was just a goal, but adding Mark 4:20 to the mix ma

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Love Illuminated, Part 4: Water Into Wine

03 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 4: Water Into Wine

In part 4 of Love Illuminated, we talk about the first sign Jesus performed at the wedding in Cana. It’s a great story, especially if you love wine. But this tale is about more than just a molecular shift in some jars o

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What is Monday Morning Mission? (What’s the point?)

03 February, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

What is Monday Morning Mission? (What’s the point?)

A long time ago I started this thing called Monday Morning Mission or M3. However, since there are a lot of new people around SixEight now, I wanted to remind everyone what the point of it is. And the point is simply this &#8

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4:20 (The Ohio-boy Paraphrase)

30 January, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

4:20 (The Ohio-boy Paraphrase)

As you may have heard, we have a goal in front of us. As I write this post, there are 79 days left until that day is upon us. What is that day? April 20th. What is so important about that day? Of utmost importance is –

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2013 Annual Report

28 January, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

2013 Annual Report

2013 was an amazing year for our church. It wasn’t a year without it’s challenges, but God was faithful to His body at SixEight Church and we wanted to share that story with you! Click here to read the report!

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Love Illuminated, Part 3: Baptism

27 January, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 3: Baptism

Part 3 in the Love Illuminated series brings us to the topic of Baptism. And it just so happens that we also did some baptisms in the service that day as well. It’s almost as if we planned it that way! As we look at Bap

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Love Illuminated, Part 2: Jesus Sees Us

21 January, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 2: Jesus Sees Us

This week we take a look at the significance of Jesus’ interaction with Nathaniel. Nathaniel was an israelite and skeptical that anything good could come out of Nazareth, but Jesus proved very quickly and definitively t

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Baptisms on January 26th!

21 January, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Baptisms on January 26th!

Baptism is a great picture of what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ. It’s resembling dying to who we once were and being raised to new life in Christ. Buried in baptism, raised to new life in Christ. This is a

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