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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! http:

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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

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

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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

Post By : David Lindner

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

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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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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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

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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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

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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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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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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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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The Disciples Project, Part 1: Justification & Adoption

25 November, 2014

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

20 October, 2014

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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Training Camp, Part 4: Excellence

11 August, 2014

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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. http://www.68chu

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Training Camp, Part 2: Attitude

29 July, 2014

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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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Training Camp – A New Series Starts This Week!

18 July, 2014

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Training Camp – A New Series Starts This Week!

It’s that time of year!!! As football fans across the country ready their remote controls, there is work being done in training camps. From High School to the NFL, football teams are in training to get ready for the com

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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

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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.”   http:

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Joy Ride, Part 9: Enemies of God

30 June, 2014

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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

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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

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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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Joy Ride, Part 6: How We Live Matters

02 June, 2014

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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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Joy Ride, Part 4: How The World Sees Jesus

19 May, 2014

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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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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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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

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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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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

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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

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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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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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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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Love Illuminated, Part 12: The Crucifixion

06 April, 2014

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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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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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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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Love Illuminated, Part 9: Unless We Die

17 March, 2014

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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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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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What Is Your So?

04 March, 2014

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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

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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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Love Illuminated, Part 6: Nicodemus

25 February, 2014

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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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Love Illuminated, Part 5: Ritual or Relationship

17 February, 2014

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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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Love Illuminated, Part 4: Water Into Wine

03 February, 2014

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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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Love Illuminated, Part 3: Baptism

27 January, 2014

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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

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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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Love Illuminated, Part 1: Checkers

14 January, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Love Illuminated, Part 1: Checkers

As we start 2014, we’re taking a long, hard look at who Jesus is and how we should be living our lives in light of His grace. This week we kicked off the series, Love Illuminated by looking at the 1st Chapter of John an

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Walking Humbly in 2014

06 January, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

Walking Humbly in 2014

As we kick of 2014 at SixEight Church, we set the course for what we would love to see happen in this year. We talked about some goals that are measurable such as baptisms and attendance. But then we talked about a goal that&

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It’s A Wonderful Life?, Part 4: “I Want To Live Again!”

06 January, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

It’s A Wonderful Life?, Part 4: “I Want To Live Again!”

As we finished up our series on “It’s A Wonderful Life?” we talked about everyone’s favorite part of the movie. As George has finally had enough of this alternate reality where he’s not sure what

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It’s A Wonderful Life? Part 3: The Value of A Life

16 December, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

It’s A Wonderful Life? Part 3: The Value of A Life

In part 3 of our series, “It’s A Wonderful Life?” we dig into the idea of the value of a life. The two quotes we used from the movie were some of the most poignant lines that have ever been uttered from the

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It’s A Wonderful Life, Part 2: This Crummy Little Town

12 December, 2013

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It’s A Wonderful Life, Part 2: This Crummy Little Town

In the second week of our series, “It’s a Wonderful Life?” we talk about the quote from George in the movie: “I’m shakin’ the dust of this crummy little town off my feet and I’m gonna

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It’s A Wonderful Life? Part 1: You Call This A Happy Family…

02 December, 2013

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It’s A Wonderful Life? Part 1: You Call This A Happy Family…

This week we kicked off our Christmas series, “It’s A Wonderful Life?” Throughout the course of this series we will be using some famous quotes from the Christmas classic and relating them to our lives today

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No More Excuses, Part 3: Do Something

25 November, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

No More Excuses, Part 3: Do Something

We we wrap up the “No More Excuses” series, we look at the beginning part of the journey of one of the most famous leaders in all the Bible, in fact in all of history – Moses. As we dig into the initial conv

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No More Excuses, Part 2: The Table

20 November, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

No More Excuses, Part 2: The Table

In the second week of our series, No More Excuses, we talk about the parable of the Great Banquet that Jesus told. It is recorded in Luke 14 if you want to go check it out. In this message we talk about how there is no negoti

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No More Excuses, Part 1: Believe

11 November, 2013

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No More Excuses, Part 1: Believe

This week we started at new series at church called “No More Excuses.” In this series we’re going to cover some of the excuses we often hear about why we can’t do or be who God made us. We use excuses

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Dollars And Sense – Week 4 – The Other 90%

04 November, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Dollars And Sense – Week 4 – The Other 90%

We all know that the Bible talks about giving 10%. At least, if you’ve been in church for very long at all, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the “tithe” and that God wants the 1st 10% of the income he se

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It’s A Wonderful Life

04 November, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

It’s A Wonderful Life

Thanks for stopping by! Starting on December 1st, we will be doing a series called “It’s A Wonderful Life?” Each week we will spend some time watching some scenes from the classic movie and talking about thi

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Dollars and Sense – Week 3 – Obsessed With God

28 October, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Dollars and Sense – Week 3 – Obsessed With God

When churches talk about tithing, people usually glue their wallets shut. However as we talk about tithing this week at SixEight Church we talk about how it’s a heart issue more than it is a money issue. And the reason

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Dollars & Sense – Week 2 – That He Gave

22 October, 2013

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Dollars & Sense – Week 2 – That He Gave

“For God so loved the world, That He gave…” It’s in God’s nature to be a giver. God is such a giver that he created the whole earth for man to enjoy. He created it all and gave it to us. God is a

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Dollars & Sense – Week 1 – Good Sense

15 October, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Dollars & Sense – Week 1 – Good Sense

This week we started a new series entitled “Dollars & Sense.” The goal of this series is to get us all handling God’s money and a God-honoring way. To get us started, we had pastor Phil Yntema join us to

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What Do You Serve? – Message – Kenan Stolz

07 October, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

What Do You Serve? – Message – Kenan Stolz

This week we hear from our Student Life Pastor, Kenan Stolz. Kenan shared with us from the book of James and challenged us with the question: “What do you serve?” As we are reminded in James, faith without works i

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When Sin Overwhelms – 09-29-2013 – Sun Stand Still Message Series

30 September, 2013

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When Sin Overwhelms – 09-29-2013 – Sun Stand Still Message Series

We’re pretty accustomed to the list of “To Don’ts.” We know we’re not supposed to murder, covet, steal or lie. We know well all the things we’re not supposed to do. But what if it’s n

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Faithful In The Valley – Message – 09-22-2013 – Sun Stand Still

23 September, 2013

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Faithful In The Valley – Message – 09-22-2013 – Sun Stand Still

We all long for and desire mountaintop experiences. We want so deeply to be able to stand on the mountain with Abraham. We want to get our name written down among those in the Bible who have had great faith. But, so often, we

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Monday Morning Mission – Your Sun Stand Still Prayer

11 September, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Monday Morning Mission – Your Sun Stand Still Prayer

Your mission for this week is to come up with your Sun Stand Still Prayer and share it with us. It really is that simple. Come up with your Sun Stand Still prayer and then share it with us by clicking here. And if you’r

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Sun Stand Still – Message – 09-08-2013

10 September, 2013

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Sun Stand Still – Message – 09-08-2013

Joshua had gotten himself into a heap of trouble. Without seeking the Lord, they made an alliance with Gibeon. And that turned out bad for Israel. Have you ever gotten yourself into a situation, but you needed God’s hel

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Sun Stand Still

09 September, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Sun Stand Still

This past weekend we started a new series called Sun Stand Still. And actually, it was more than just a new series, it’s a whole new framework for us as a church. It’s a new way for us to start praying for ourselv

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Need a Miracle?

07 September, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Need a Miracle?

There are a great deal of pains in this life. There are burdens that seem impossible to bear. There are situations that seem like you’ll never get through. There are mountains that seem to high, valleys too low, dessert

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Vision Sunday – Message – 09-01-2013

02 September, 2013

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Vision Sunday – Message – 09-01-2013

This Sunday was a little different. Instead of having a typical Sunday with worship and a sermon, we stopped for a moment to hear from each ministry and what they’ve got coming up in the fall. Then we spent some time pr

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8 to 15 – Do you Remember/Invest & Invite – Message, Aug. 25, 2013

26 August, 2013

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8 to 15 – Do you Remember/Invest & Invite – Message, Aug. 25, 2013

What could possibly be the reason that we have lost our enthusiasm for sharing with other about the amazing grace we have been given? When you think about it, what we have is so awesome and so amazing that there really should

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8 to 15 – Pray and Expect

18 August, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

8 to 15 – Pray and Expect

Why do we need to pray for the people we are trying to reach? The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of Go

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8 to 15 – When we love as God loves, We will do as God does – Message – August 11, 2013

12 August, 2013

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8 to 15 – When we love as God loves, We will do as God does – Message – August 11, 2013

Throughout the Bible we hear a lot about light, especially in the New Testament. When Jesus comes, He is often described as the Light, the Light of the world. As His followers the light gets passed on to us and now we are the

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Wake Up! To Hope

05 August, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Wake Up! To Hope

This is the final sermon in our series, “Wake Up!” and in it we talk about the greatest of endings. “Hope is a good thing. Maybe the best thing.” And this morning we talk about just that, Hope. We have

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Wake Up! To Love

29 July, 2013

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Wake Up! To Love

For God so loved… Love has been altered in society. It now refers either to romantic love or is used as a common place term for anything. What we are finding is there is a lot of love missing. Or, as many of us have fou

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Wake Up! To Onions – Weekend Message – July, 21, 2013

23 July, 2013

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Wake Up! To Onions – Weekend Message – July, 21, 2013

As we continue on in our “Wake Up!” series, we get to a very important topic…ONIONS! Okay, it might not be all that important, but what they represent in us is very important. As we talk today about worship,

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Wake Up! To Who’s Really Number 1

14 July, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Wake Up! To Who’s Really Number 1

This is a topic that most people don’t want to talk about, and yet the Bible talks about money more than it talks about Hell. Because of that, we should really pay attention to what the bible says about money. Today we

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Wake Up! To Serving Each Other In Love – Message – July 7, 2013

07 July, 2013

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Wake Up! To Serving Each Other In Love – Message – July 7, 2013

As we continue in our series of Wake Up!, we are covering a topic that is central to how God wants us, as His disciples, to live. That is the area of serving one another. Mark 10 says that Jesus came to serve, not to be serve

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Wake Up! to the Power of the Body – Message – 06-30-2013

30 June, 2013

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Wake Up! to the Power of the Body – Message – 06-30-2013

This week, as we continue on in the “Wake Up!” series, we talk about the power that exists in this body we are a part of. We’re not talking about our individual, physical bodies. Instead, the body of Christ

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Wake Up! From Consumerism to Service – Message – 06-23-2013

23 June, 2013

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Wake Up! From Consumerism to Service – Message – 06-23-2013

This is the third week in our series, “Wake Up!” We are setting the stage for how we should approach some of the most crucial aspects of our lives. So far we have covered waking up from pride to humility and how y

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Wake Up! From Apathy To Action – Message – 06-15-2013

16 June, 2013

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Wake Up! From Apathy To Action – Message – 06-15-2013

In the second week of our introduction to the series Wake Up, we talk about waking up from Apathy to Action. And since it’s Father’s day we also talked a lot about Basketball and Football. 🙂 From chapter 5 of E

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Wake Up! from pride to humility – Message – 06-09-2013

09 June, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Wake Up! from pride to humility – Message – 06-09-2013

This is a talk that was given during a series called “Wake Up!” As we went through the series, one of the key points we talked about was walking humbly. To get a good idea of why that’s important to us at Si

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8 to 15 – Oikos – My Sphere of Influence – Message on 06-02-2013

03 June, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

8 to 15 – Oikos – My Sphere of Influence – Message on 06-02-2013

We all have ideas that come into our head when we hear the word “evangelism.” But, what does real evangelism look like? Is it a Billy Graham Crusade or going door to door and striking up a conversation with whoeve

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Do Justice. Love Mercy. Walk Humbly.

26 May, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Do Justice. Love Mercy. Walk Humbly.

In today’s message, we talk about a verse that summarizes the Old Testament. It’s also a verse that describes what we’re about as a church. Listen in as we start talking about this all important topic for ou

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My Jonah Story – Message – 05-19-2013

19 May, 2013

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My Jonah Story – Message – 05-19-2013

This morning, as David was confirmed and commissioned to be the permanent Lead Pastor of Whipple Creek, he wanted to share with you all the reasons why it’s only because of God that he has the opportunity to serve the

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Finding A Timothy – Mother’s Day Message 05-12-2013

14 May, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Finding A Timothy – Mother’s Day Message 05-12-2013

There are many great stories of great mothers in the pages of the Bible. But instead of focusing on any of them, we focus today on a mother and grandmother you may not know about at all. In the first chapter of 2 Timothy, we

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All In The Mindset – Part 2

06 May, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

All In The Mindset – Part 2

This week we wrapped up our little mini-series called “All In The Mindset.” The goal of this series was to get us started going down the road of thinking on “Above Things” instead of on “Earthly

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All In The Mindset – Part 1 – Prayer, Study & Worship

28 April, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

All In The Mindset – Part 1 – Prayer, Study & Worship

As we begin this new series, we started with an illustration. When we were sinners, we lived in the world and our mind thought like the world thinks. But, as we have received Christ, we have been born into a new world with a

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All In The Mindset – New Sermon Series

25 April, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

All In The Mindset – New Sermon Series

This coming Sunday we will be beginning a new sermon series called “All In The Mindset.” We’ll be covering some of the things that we can do to “set our minds on things above, not earthly things. There

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Who Should Give Thanks To The Lord?

22 April, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Who Should Give Thanks To The Lord?

Pastor Rick Weber shared with us this past Sunday from Psalm 107. He shared with us a great message about those who are to give thanks to the Lord. In life there are many trials, and we are urged to consider it pure joy when

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Ironic – Rooted and Established in Love

14 April, 2013

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Ironic – Rooted and Established in Love

Today we wrapped up our series, Ironic with a talk about what it means to be the body.  No other King would have left his Kingdom in the hands of commoners. No other king would build a kingdom without walls. No other Kingdom

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Ironic – Proof and Presence

09 April, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Ironic – Proof and Presence

This week in our Ironic series, we talk about proof for the resurrection, the ascension and the Holy Spirit. No other King ascended into Heaven or could even imagine a way they could fill their followers with their presence.

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An Ironic Easter

03 April, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

An Ironic Easter

An Ironic Easter Jesus said to his disciples,” I do not give as the world gives.” In that one sentence we find the entire message of the Gospel of Jesus. Maybe not in the mere words that are there, but in the mean

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Ironic – Week 2 – Dense Disciples

25 March, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Ironic – Week 2 – Dense Disciples

Dense Disciples This week, we try to catch as much of Jesus’ life in this one sermon as we possibly can. Jesus came to seek and save that which was lost. Jesus came for all mankind. It’s hard to sum up Jesus&#8217

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Ironic – Part 1 – Jesus’ Birth

18 March, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Ironic – Part 1 – Jesus’ Birth

Irony: The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning: – an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected. Being hipster and ironic is all the rage right now. All

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Ironic

12 March, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Ironic

I’m excited to let you know that we are going to be starting a new series this week called “Ironic.” I am excited about it because it’s all about Jesus! We’re going to start with his birth on Mar

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Prayer – March 10th, 2013

11 March, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

Prayer – March 10th, 2013

Sermon Recap: In this week’s sermon we talked about the importance of prayer. Specifically the role prayer plays in reaching the 8 to 15 people God has place in our lives. If you didn’t listen to last weeks sermon

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One Mission

04 March, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

One Mission

Today we are finishing up the series, One. In it, we’ve covered the three Ones that we want to be about as a church. The one thing – Jesus, Being One Body and our One mission. As we talk today, we cover the topic

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One Body: What Do We Do?

28 February, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

One Body: What Do We Do?

What do we do? If there is division there is no communion. Taking the elements of communion, the cup and the bread, are not what makes it communion. The unity that Jesus prayed for us, brought together under the sacrificial l

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One Body

24 February, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

One Body

How we take communion is just as important as taking communion. We can never do anything to make ourselves worthy of Christ’s death for us on the Cross. Communion celebrates what Christ did for us. The word unworthy does no

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One Passion (AKA – The One Thing)

20 February, 2013

Post By : David Lindner

One Passion (AKA – The One Thing)

Sermon Recap: In today’s sermon we talked about the many things that can distract us from the one thing. It’s so easy to get distracted with all the things going on around us, to get caught up living in the periph

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