SixEight, Part 3: Walk Humbly With Your God

22 April, 2018

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SixEight, Part 3: Walk Humbly With Your God

So we all have a pretty good idea of what humility is. We think we know what it means to walk humbly, but do we really? Do we really understand the concept and on top of that, what does it mean to walk humbly with God? Let&#8

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SixEight, Part 2: Love Mercy

15 April, 2018

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SixEight, Part 2: Love Mercy

We are trying to be the kind of church that is passionate about being compassionate. But what is compassion anyway? And what does it mean to show someone compassion? Certainly there is more to it than simply feeling sorry for

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SixEight, Part 1: Do Justice

08 April, 2018

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SixEight, Part 1: Do Justice

Okay, so our church’s name is based on the verse, Micah 6:8 – “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? But to Do Justice and to Love Mercy and to Walk Humbly with you

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Always On

25 March, 2018

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Always On

A lot of believers have a dimmer switch on their faith. When we are around the right group of people, our lights shine brightly. When we’re around a different group, we turn the light down. But what does God want for us

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Knowing God: Or using Him for His stuff?

18 March, 2018

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Knowing God: Or using Him for His stuff?

There is a theme throughout scripture. It’s God’s heart for us, His people. That’s what He wants. He wants us to be His people. He wants to be our God. He wants to dwell among us like He did in the garden in

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 11: The Path From Master To Lord

11 March, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 11: The Path From Master To Lord

There is a crucial change in perspective that takes place in Peter in the story recorded in Luke 5:1-11. In the beginning of the story, Peter refers to Jesus as Master, but at the end he calls Jesus Lord. What changed? What h

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 9: Jesus’ Ministry At Capernaum

04 March, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 9: Jesus’ Ministry At Capernaum

At we wrap up the 4th chapter of Luke, we learn some very interesting information about Jesus’ ministry at Capernaum. We also get a bit of a lesson in greek, because there is a very interesting paradox that takes place

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 8: Jesus’ Power Over Evil

25 February, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 8: Jesus’ Power Over Evil

A lot of people in our world think there is a struggle between good and evil. A lot of major movies focus on the theme. In fact, since Hollywood seems to be able only to produce motion pictures related to comic books, that&#8

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 7: Good News

18 February, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 7: Good News

When Jesus first began teaching during His public ministry, he was given the scroll of Isaiah and he opened to this famous passage: “The Spirit of the Lord us on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to t

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 6: How To Resist The Devil

11 February, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 6: How To Resist The Devil

Jesus, when he was tired and hungry was tempted by the Devil. He was offering things that most of us would have sold our own soul for, and yet Jesus resisted. In Jesus’ resisting, we learn for ourselves how to resist th

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 5: The Genealogy of Jesus

04 February, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 5: The Genealogy of Jesus

If you’ve ever read through the Bible for very much time, you’ve certainly come across a genealogy or two. They can be a real challenge to get through. But is there more to it than just a list of names? Could it b

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 4: Jesus’ Baptism

28 January, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 4: Jesus’ Baptism

In a few short verses we learn about how Jesus was baptized. Today we will take a look at all the different tellings of this story to gather a bigger picture of the significance of Jesus’ baptism. What we learn about Je

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 3: Produce Fruit In Keeping With Repentance

21 January, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 3: Produce Fruit In Keeping With Repentance

In Luke 3:1-20, we hear about how John the Baptist was preparing the way for Jesus. This is what he had been created to do. While John is preaching, he uses a very interesting phrase: Produce Fruit in Keeping With Repentance.

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 2: The Wilderness Effect

14 January, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 2: The Wilderness Effect

John the Baptist was raised in the wilderness. Jesus was tested in the wilderness. The Israelites wandered in the wilderness. What is the deal with the wilderness in the story of God? Is it a good thing or a bad thing? Join u

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The Seed Sown Among The Thorns [Sermon]

31 December, 2017

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The Seed Sown Among The Thorns [Sermon]

Mark 4:1-20 A farmer went out to sow his seed.4 As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. 5 Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, be

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Christmas Stories, Part 4: Joy (The Greatest Story Ever Told)

24 December, 2017

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Christmas Stories, Part 4: Joy (The Greatest Story Ever Told)

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while[a]Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their o

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Christmas Stories, Part 3: Peace (All Is Well)

17 December, 2017

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Christmas Stories, Part 3: Peace (All Is Well)

2 Peter 3:1-12 Dear friends, this is now my second letter to you. I have written both of them as reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking. 2 I want you to recall the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets and t

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Christmas Stories, Part 2: Hope (Papa Panov)

10 December, 2017

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Christmas Stories, Part 2: Hope (Papa Panov)

Matthew 25:31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a s

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Christmas Stories, Part 1: The Incarnation (Man and the Birds)

03 December, 2017

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Christmas Stories, Part 1: The Incarnation (Man and the Birds)

1 Timothy 3:16: Beyond all question, the mystery from which true godliness springs is great: “He appeared in the flesh, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed on in th

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Living With Purpose for 2018

26 November, 2017

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Living With Purpose for 2018

Prov 3:9-10: Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; 10 then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. James 1:16 Don’t be deceived, my dear broth

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A Life Lived Because [Sermon]

19 November, 2017

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A Life Lived Because [Sermon]

1 John 4:9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. 10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacr

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 8: The Right Question

12 November, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 8: The Right Question

Luke 2:41-52 41 Every year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the Festival of the Passover.42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the festival, according to the custom. 43 After the festival was over, while

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1., Part 7: Frank Vs. Simeon

05 November, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1., Part 7: Frank Vs. Simeon

Luke 2:22-40 22 When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses,Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn ma

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Investigating Jesus, Vol 1., Part 6: The Birth of Jesus

29 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol 1., Part 6: The Birth of Jesus

Luke 2:1-21 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 5: Seeing Black and White in a 4K World

22 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 5: Seeing Black and White in a 4K World

Luke 1:67-80 67 And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying, 68 “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,    for he has visited and redeemed his people 69 and has raised up a horn of salvati

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 4: What’s In A Name?

22 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 4: What’s In A Name?

Luke 1:57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. 59 On the eighth day they came to circ

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 3: The Greatest Truth Requires The Greatest Pursuit

08 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 3: The Greatest Truth Requires The Greatest Pursuit

Luke 1:39-56 39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her

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Investigating Jesus, Part 2: Positioning Yourself To Receive From God

01 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Part 2: Positioning Yourself To Receive From God

Luke starts the account of Jesus by talking about Zechariah and Mary. We have to ask ourselves, why would Luke choose to start here. If it was just because of the obvious facts of the story, Luke would have likely just stated

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Investigating Jesus, Part 1: Why Did Luke Write His Account of Jesus?

24 September, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Part 1: Why Did Luke Write His Account of Jesus?

As we get started in a brand new sermon series, we dig into Luke’s stated purposes for writing his account of Jesus. As we will discover, Luke the physician was very intentional and methodical in his approach to investi

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Investigating Jesus: A Study Through Luke

20 September, 2017

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Investigating Jesus: A Study Through Luke

As a church we are passionate about Jesus. In fact, if we are going to call ourselves ‘Christians’ we must be passionate about Jesus. But, do we really know who Jesus was? Do we really know what Jesus did? Do you

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Overflow, Part 6: The Right Purpose

17 September, 2017

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Overflow, Part 6: The Right Purpose

We were created on purpose for a purpose. Each one of us has something unique to offer the Kingdom. Sadly, many of us never get there because we never get past our own selfishness. If we can’t understand that the reason

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Overflow, Part 5: Community Over Commodity

10 September, 2017

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Overflow, Part 5: Community Over Commodity

There has been a devastating shift in most people’s approach to church today. Something that we used to perceive as a lifetime commitment, has now become something we are only committed to as long as we are satisfied. W

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Overflow, Part 4: The Right Actions

03 September, 2017

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Overflow, Part 4: The Right Actions

So far in this series we’ve talked about what real love is (Part 1), having the right motives in coming to Jesus (Part 2) and having the right identity (Part 3). This week, we take a look at the actions this kind of a l

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 2: Positioning Yourself To Receive From God

01 September, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 2: Positioning Yourself To Receive From God

Luke 1:5-38 5 In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. 6 Both of them were righteous in th

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Overflow, Part 3: The Right Identity

28 August, 2017

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Overflow, Part 3: The Right Identity

As we continue in our series, Overflow, we stop and take a look at where we find our identity. So many of us are looking for our identity in so many different places. But, where will we find who we were truly meant to be? Tod

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Overflow, Part 2: Motives

20 August, 2017

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Overflow, Part 2: Motives

Now that we at least have an idea of what love is (part 1), we need to look at what is driving us. At the beginning of the day or at the end of the day, why are we driven to know God? What is the reason we are coming to God?

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Overflow, Part 1: What Is Love?

06 August, 2017

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Overflow, Part 1: What Is Love?

What is love? And no, I’m not talking about a Saturday Night Live skit. What is real, authentic love? Our world is telling us one thing about love, but when we look at the Bible, we’ll see an entirely different id

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Where Are You?

23 July, 2017

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Where Are You?

Today, as we wind down from a full year of ministry at SixEight Church and just before we gear up for a brand new season of ministry this fall, we stop for one week and ask ourselves a very important question: Where are we? W

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Love The Lord With All Your Heart, Part 3: What Have We Done?

16 July, 2017

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Love The Lord With All Your Heart, Part 3: What Have We Done?

As we finish up this look at what is, according to Jesus, the greatest command, we find a very interesting scene that unfolds in Mark 12. Jesus is dialoging and being challenged by the Elders, Teachers of the Law, Pharisees,

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Love The Lord With All Your Heart, Part 2: Soul, Strength & Mind

02 July, 2017

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Love The Lord With All Your Heart, Part 2: Soul, Strength & Mind

Last week, we covered the idea of loving God with all your heart. This week, we’re going to try to gain a better understanding of “Soul, Strength and Mind.” As we are going to learn, the point of it all is t

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Love The Lord With All Your Heart, Part 1: What Drives Us

25 June, 2017

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Love The Lord With All Your Heart, Part 1: What Drives Us

We’ve heard this verse a hundred times. We talk about our heart all the time. We encourage one another to “follow your heart.” But, is that really good advice? Do we even have a proper understanding of what

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Love Your Neighbor, Part 3: Love Is The Fulfillment of the Law

18 June, 2017

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Love Your Neighbor, Part 3: Love Is The Fulfillment of the Law

As we finish up this series on loving our neighbors, we take a very practical look at some of the things the Bible says to do and not do when it comes to loving our neighbors. In Leviticus 19, we hear about all the rules for

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Love Your Neighbor, Part 2: The Good Samaritan

11 June, 2017

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Love Your Neighbor, Part 2: The Good Samaritan

Right after Jesus told us about loving our neighbors, he gave us an illustration about what it really means to do that. It’s one of the most popular stories in the Bible, and yet there might be some elements of the stor

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Love Your Neighbor, Part 1: The Way We Love One Another

04 June, 2017

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Love Your Neighbor, Part 1: The Way We Love One Another

One of Jesus’ most famous passages is where He tells us to Love our neighbor as ourself. It’s all over the place in our world, even secular media will throw that phrase around all the time. Where does this start t

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Own It, Part 3: My Mission

28 May, 2017

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Own It, Part 3: My Mission

We’ve talked about owning our own faith and owning our church, but what about the mission God has given us? How does this faith that we have, that we experience when we’re together with our church family intersect

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Own It, Part 2: Lay Down the Controller

24 May, 2017

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Own It, Part 2: Lay Down the Controller

For many of us, church is something we attend. It’s the pastor’s thing. I come to it, when I feel like it, but it’s just something I do. Well, what if I told you church isn’t something you go to or do?

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Own It, Part 1: Pick Up The Controller

16 May, 2017

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Own It, Part 1: Pick Up The Controller

We talk a lot about faith. We are supposed to have faith in Jesus and that’s our “saving faith.” But, what does that mean? Is faith something we do or is it something else? We invite you to listen in as we c

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O Captain, My Captain!

03 May, 2017

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O Captain, My Captain!

It’s a classic movie now (although I remember when it was first out!), but many of us still love that classic scene of Dead Poets Society where the students take a stand for their teacher, who they feel has been unfairl

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The End…or is it, Part 3: All The More…

26 April, 2017

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The End…or is it, Part 3: All The More…

So, Christ died on the cross to pay for our sins, and we know that our old self was crucified with Him on that cross. And, Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father and we too receive this new life in Christ.

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The End…or is it, Part 3: The Power To Live The New Life In Christ

19 April, 2017

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The End…or is it, Part 3: The Power To Live The New Life In Christ

Last Sunday was awesome! It was Easter, we celebrated the Resurrection and this new beginning we have because Christ conquered the grave. And it’s a powerful and epic story. It’s great. We love the resurrection. W

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The End…or is it? Part 2: #worstendingever

16 April, 2017

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The End…or is it? Part 2: #worstendingever

Have you ever spent two hours of your life watching a movie, only to have it end in a horrible way? “There’s two hours of my life I’ll never see again!” As we celebrate Easter, we take a look at Easter

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The End…or is it? Part 1, The Hyssop Branch/Who Made Jesus’ Cross?

13 April, 2017

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The End…or is it? Part 1, The Hyssop Branch/Who Made Jesus’ Cross?

Have you ever thought about the guy who made the cross that Jesus died on? And what about this part of the story where it mentions the wine-vinegar that was given to Jesus on a hyssop branch, what’s that all about? List

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 13: The Armor of God

09 April, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 13: The Armor of God

Ephesians 6:10-24 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.12 For we do not wrestle against flesh

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Ephesians: Alive to Live, Part 12: Children & Parents, Employers and Employees

02 April, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive to Live, Part 12: Children & Parents, Employers and Employees

Ephesians 6:1-9 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), 3 “that it may go well with you and that you may live long i

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Ephesians: Alive To Live!

29 March, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live!

This is our Study through the book of Ephesians at SixEight Church. We have been going through this letter Paul wrote, verse by verse. However, even though we have read every verse as we have studied here, there is no way for

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 11: 5:21-33

26 March, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 11: 5:21-33

Ephesians 5:21-33 21 And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. 23 For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the ch

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 10: 5:15-21

19 March, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 10: 5:15-21

Ephesians 5:15-21 15 So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise.16 Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. 17 Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wan

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 9: 5:1-14

12 March, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 9: 5:1-14

Ephesians 5:1-14: Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children.2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us[a] and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a p

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 8: 4:17-32

05 March, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 8: 4:17-32

Ephesians 4:17-32:  17 With the Lord’s authority I say this: Live no longer as the Gentiles do, for they are hopelessly confused. 18 Their minds are full of darkness; they wander far from the life God gives because they

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 7: Where Maturity Begins

01 March, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 7: Where Maturity Begins

In life, there are many things that we don’t think we’re ready for. So, often times, we will wait on them until we think we’re ready. We don’t think we’re ready to get married, so we keep waiting

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 6: Chapter 3 – The Mighty Oak

23 February, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 6: Chapter 3 – The Mighty Oak

One of my favorite passages in all of the Bible is in this chapter of Ephesians. Not just mine, but many Christians love these verses. Phrases like: 20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagin

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 5: From For To Through

14 February, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 5: From For To Through

I am in awe of what God has done for me. I am so grateful for God’s gift of salvation, redemption and transformation. But, do I ever take this gift God has given to me beyond my own selfishness? I’m so thankful fo

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 4: 2:1-10

08 February, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 4: 2:1-10

The position we live our lives from makes all the difference. Are we living our lives from the position that God designed for us, are are we still trying to get there? This is the big question we address as we cover this port

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 3: 2:1-3 (Corruption and its ways)

30 January, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive To Live, Part 3: 2:1-3 (Corruption and its ways)

We are going to hear from Paul today about death. That is, the death in which we used to live. We often say, our former selves, or who we used to be. The question we ask today, though, is: Do we really understand what the old

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Ephesians: Alive to Live, Part 2: 1:15-23

22 January, 2017

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Ephesians: Alive to Live, Part 2: 1:15-23

We like the what questions. What am I supposed to do? What are the rules? What am I going to have for lunch? What are we going to do tomorrow? The what questions of life are tangible and easier to answer. But, when we become

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Ephesians, Alive to live, Part 1: Chapter 1:1-14

18 January, 2017

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Ephesians, Alive to live, Part 1: Chapter 1:1-14

For most of us, our lives as Christ followers have been characterized by the things we are supposed to do and the things we’re supposed to avoid. But, have we missed something? Could it be that we’re starting in t

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 1: The Setting Of Jesus’ Ministry

08 January, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 1: The Setting Of Jesus’ Ministry

In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene— 2 during

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New Years’ Day Sermon: Stop watching, start doing.

01 January, 2017

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New Years’ Day Sermon: Stop watching, start doing.

As we kick-start this new year, we wanted to stop for just a moment to focus on one way we might be able to make the most of a new opportunity like this. So, we talked about how important time is, and how quickly it rolls pas

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Christmas Through The Carols, Part 3: I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

18 December, 2016

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Christmas Through The Carols, Part 3: I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

For many, Christmas is a joyous season of celebration and family and traditions. But for others, Christmas isn’t such a joyous occasion. What do we do when we find ourselves struggling to be jolly the only time of year

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Christmas Through The Carols, Part 2: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

11 December, 2016

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Christmas Through The Carols, Part 2: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

As we continue this series looking at some of our favorite Christmas carols, we are going to take a deeper look at the history and theology of one of the most beloved carols of all time: “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.&#

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Christmas Through The Carols, Part 1: O Come, O Come Emmanuel

07 December, 2016

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Christmas Through The Carols, Part 1: O Come, O Come Emmanuel

Every year, around this time, we start singing the same old Christmas songs. Of course, there are the ones we love that have absolutely no spiritual significance. At least I’ve never been able to find much to be gleaned

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Live A Life That Shines: Now and Not Yet

30 November, 2016

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Live A Life That Shines: Now and Not Yet

As we wrap up this month of talking about living a life that shines, we take this idea one step further. As a church, we have a deep desire to be a redemptive force in the community. Yes, we want to have a redemptive influenc

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Live A Life That Shines: Created to be Creative

23 November, 2016

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Live A Life That Shines: Created to be Creative

As we continue to look at the idea of living a live that shines/living a life that begs the question, we take a bit of a turn. That turn is towards the idea of being created in God’s image and what that means for us as

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Micah 6:8: Do Justice, Love Mercy & Walk Humbly

15 November, 2016

Post By : David Lindner

Micah 6:8: Do Justice, Love Mercy & Walk Humbly

You may have wondered where the name SixEight came from. Well, it comes from this verse in Micah 6:8: “He has shown you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? But to Do Justice, and to Love Mercy a

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Good Trees Archives

07 November, 2016

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Good Trees Archives

Below you will find links to every sermon in the Good Trees series. Listen in to be encouraged about how to live a life that produces good fruit. Good Trees, Part 1: Grace & Truth Good Trees, Part 2: Make Every Effort Goo

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Live A Life That Shines

06 November, 2016

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Live A Life That Shines

Matthew 5:13-16 ESV 13 “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s fee

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Grateful People

30 October, 2016

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Grateful People

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Colossians 3:17 ESV 17 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, givi

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Good Trees, Part 11: Chapter 3

23 October, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 11: Chapter 3

2 Peter 3 This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, 2 that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the comma

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Good Trees, Part 10: Chapter 2 (Rob Goff)

16 October, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 10: Chapter 2 (Rob Goff)

2 Peter 2 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swi

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Good Trees, Part 9: Love

02 October, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 9: Love

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Good Trees, Part 8: Brotherly Affection

25 September, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 8: Brotherly Affection

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Good Trees, Part 7: Godliness

18 September, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 7: Godliness

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Good Trees, Part 6: Perseverance

11 September, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 6: Perseverance

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Good Trees, Part 5: Self Control

04 September, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 5: Self Control

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Good Trees, Part 4: Knowledge

28 August, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 4: Knowledge

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Good Trees, Part 3: Virtue

21 August, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 3: Virtue

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Good Trees, Part 2: Make Every Effort

14 August, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 2: Make Every Effort

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Good Trees, Part 1: Grace & Truth

07 August, 2016

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Good Trees, Part 1: Grace & Truth

2 Peter 1:3-11 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 4 by which he has granted to us his precious a

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Sermon: Train Up A Child

31 July, 2016

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Sermon: Train Up A Child

Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go;     even when he is old he will not depart from it. [display_podcast]

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Sermon: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

24 July, 2016

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Sermon: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Psalm 139:13-18 13 For you formed my inward parts;     you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works;     my soul knows it very

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Sermon: Fathers In The Field

17 July, 2016

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Sermon: Fathers In The Field

Isaiah 1:16      “learn to do good; seek justice,     correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless,     plead the widow’s cause.” Join us as Rob Goff shares with us about the greatest epide

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Sermon: Conform or Transform

13 July, 2016

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Sermon: Conform or Transform

For too many Christians, Jesus has been something we’ve tried to add to our lives. We add a little Jesus on Sunday and hope that will be enough for the week. But, Jesus never intended to leave us as we were. He wants a

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Sermon: Near…Far…

03 July, 2016

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Sermon: Near…Far…

Join us as we explore Ephesians chapter 2 and talk about what it means to be near to God. [display_podcast]

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Malachi, Part 7

26 June, 2016

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Malachi, Part 7

Click below to listen to part 7 of our series on the book of Malachi  

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Malachi, Part 6

19 June, 2016

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Malachi, Part 6

Listen to part 6 of Malachi below! [display_podcast]

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Guest Speaker: Phil Yntema

12 June, 2016

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Guest Speaker: Phil Yntema

Join us as we hear from Guest Speaker, Phil Yntema.

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Malachi: Why Don’t You Love Me?

07 June, 2016

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Malachi: Why Don’t You Love Me?

Week 1: Backing Away Week 2: Cutting Corners Week 3: 2:1-9 (Jim Huntamer) Week 4: Commitments Week 5: Faithful Messengers Week 6: Week 7:    

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, June 07, 2016 (Sharing The Gospel)

07 June, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, June 07, 2016 (Sharing The Gospel)

Are you intimidated by the idea of sharing the gospel with someone? Worried you’re going to mess it up? Here’s a simple pneumonic device to help you have a basic understanding of PLANTing the seed of the gospel in

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, June 06, 2016 (Preparing The Soil)

06 June, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, June 06, 2016 (Preparing The Soil)

Before we can think about sharing the gospel with someone, we have to do the sometimes more difficult work of preparing the soil. Sometimes the soil is easy to till, sometimes it requires a pick axe. Regardless, if we don&#82

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Malachi – Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 5: Faithful Messengers

05 June, 2016

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Malachi – Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 5: Faithful Messengers

Malachi 2:17-3:5 17 You have wearied the Lord with your words. But you say, “How have we wearied him?” By saying, “Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delights in them.” Or by asking, “W

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Malachi – Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 4: Commitments

29 May, 2016

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Malachi – Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 4: Commitments

Malachi 2:10-16 10 Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why then are we faithless to one another, profaning the covenant of our fathers? 11 Judah has been faithless, and abomination has been committed in

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, May 27, 2016

27 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, May 27, 2016

Malachi 2:1-9 “And now, O priests, this command is for you. 2 If you will not listen, if you will not take it to heart to give honor to my name, says the Lord of hosts, then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, May 26, 2016

26 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, May 26, 2016

Malachi 2:1-9 “And now, O priests, this command is for you. 2 If you will not listen, if you will not take it to heart to give honor to my name, says the Lord of hosts, then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, May 25, 2016

25 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Malachi 2:1-9 “And now, O priests, this command is for you. 2 If you will not listen, if you will not take it to heart to give honor to my name, says the Lord of hosts, then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, May 24, 2016

24 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Malachi 2:1-9 “Now, you priests, this commandment is for you. 2 If you do not listen and take seriously the need to honor my name,” says the Lord who rules over all, “I will send judgment on you and turn your blessings

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, May 23, 2016

23 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, May 23, 2016

Malachi 2:1-9 “Now, you priests, this commandment is for you. 2 If you do not listen and take seriously the need to honor my name,” says the Lord who rules over all, “I will send judgment on you and turn your blessings

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Malachi – Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 3: 2:1-9

22 May, 2016

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Malachi – Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 3: 2:1-9

Malachi 2:1-9 “And now, O priests, this command is for you. 2 If you will not listen, if you will not take it to heart to give honor to my name, says the Lord of hosts, then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, May 20, 2016

20 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, May 20, 2016

Malachi 1:6-14 6 “A son honors his father, and a slave his master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?” says the LordAlmighty. “It is you priests who show contemp

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, May 19, 2016

19 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, May 19, 2016

Malachi 1:6-14 6 “A son honors his father, and a slave his master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?” says the LordAlmighty. “It is you priests who show contemp

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, May 18, 2016

18 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Malachi 1:6-14 6 “A son honors his father, and a slave his master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?” says the LordAlmighty. “It is you priests who show con

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, May 17, 2016

17 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Malachi 1:6-14 6 “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you

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Malachi – Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 2: Cutting Corners

15 May, 2016

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Malachi – Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 2: Cutting Corners

Malachi 1:6-14 6 “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, May 11, 2016

11 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Malachi 1:1-5 The oracle of the word of the Lord to Israel by Malachi. 2 “I have loved you,” says the Lord. But you say, “How have you loved us?” “Is not Esau Jacob’s brother?” declares the Lord. “Yet I h

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, May 09, 2016

09 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, May 09, 2016

Malachi 1:1-5 A prophecy: The word of the Lord to Israel through Malachi. 2 “I have loved you,” says the Lord. “But you ask, ‘How have you loved us?’ “Was not Esau Jacob’s brother?” declares the Lord. “Yet

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Malachi: Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 1: Backing Away

08 May, 2016

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Malachi: Why Don’t You Love Me? Part 1: Backing Away

As we start off a new series at SixEight Church, we’re going to be taking a good look at the book of Malachi – everyone’s favorite book! As a book that was written about 1,000 years after God gave Moses the

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, May 07, 2016

06 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, May 07, 2016

Matthew 6:25-34 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, May 5, 2016

05 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, May 5, 2016

Matthew 6:25-34 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, May 4, 2016

04 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Matthew 6:25-34 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, May 3, 2016

03 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Matthew 6:25-24 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, May 02, 2016

02 May, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, May 02, 2016

Matthew 6:25-34 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds

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Who Am I? Part 6: Everything Is Out Of Control!!!

01 May, 2016

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Who Am I? Part 6: Everything Is Out Of Control!!!

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with everything that is going on around us all the time. It feels like our world is full of chaos and we are just stuck in the corner hoping to survive. [display_podcast]

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, April 29, 2016

29 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, April 29, 2016

1 Peter 2:4-9 4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him— 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering sp

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, April 28th, 2016

28 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Ephesians 2:10 10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.  

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, April 27, 2016

27 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Romans 12:1-8 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the patter

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, April 26, 2016

26 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Romans 12:3-8 3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, April 25, 2016

25 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Monday, April 25, 2016

Romans 12:3-8 3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to

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Who Am I? Part 5: What Do I Have To Offer?

24 April, 2016

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Who Am I? Part 5: What Do I Have To Offer?

When we compare ourselves with others, it’s easy to feel like what we bring to the table pales in comparison to what we see others doing. [display_podcast]

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, April 22, 2016

22 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Friday, April 22, 2016

Romans 8:18-28 18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. 19 For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. 20 For the

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, April 21, 2016

21 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Thursday, April 21, 2016

Romans 8:18-28 18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. 19 For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. 20 For the

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, April 20, 2016

20 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Romans 8:18-28 18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. 19 For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. 20 For the

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, April 19, 2016

19 April, 2016

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Daily Coaching Tip, Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Romans 8:18-28 18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. 19 For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. 20 For the

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Who Am I? Part 4: Why Did This Happen To Me?

17 April, 2016

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Who Am I? Part 4: Why Did This Happen To Me?

Sometimes the greatest challenge we have to overcome isn’t a result of a bad choice that we made, it’s the result of someone else who made a bad decision. How do we move on from that? [display_podcast]

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

16 March, 2016

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

08 March, 2016

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

29 February, 2016

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

22 February, 2016

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

16 February, 2016

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

07 February, 2016

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

26 January, 2016

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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

09 December, 2015

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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

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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

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

17 November, 2015

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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

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

03 November, 2015

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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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Walk Humbly, Part 2: With Your God

26 October, 2015

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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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Walk Humbly, Part 1: Your Identity

20 October, 2015

Post By : David Lindner

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

06 October, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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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The Disciples Project, Module 4: Mutuality of Brokeness

26 August, 2015

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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

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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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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

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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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Dealing With Spiritual Depression – Jim Huntamer

27 July, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

20 May, 2015

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

28 April, 2015

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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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The Disciples Project, Module 3: Why Do Justice? Part 2

21 April, 2015

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The Disciples Project, Module 3: Why Do Justice? Part 2

We have discussed, at great length, how being made in God’s image is a huge motivation for why we do justice. And that’s what we talked about last week. But, we haven’t really gone too deep on the idea that

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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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Easter 2015: Me First

07 April, 2015

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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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Hot Topics, Part 2: Racial Reconciliation

24 March, 2015

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

12 March, 2015

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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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The Disciples Project, Module 2: Baptism and Holiness

06 March, 2015

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

26 February, 2015

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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

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

10 February, 2015

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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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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

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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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The Disciples Project, Module 2: Ekklesia and Pentecost

06 January, 2015

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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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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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