Community Restoration

As the sun rises over Apple Valley, its warmth stretches over rocky hills and burrows into the ground content to rest here until October. And then it happens. The sky darkens, the clouds rumble until they burst, and the ground rejoices with new life soaking up every last drop of rain. At that appointed time, […]

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Messy Church

By Chris Gillespie   If we are honest, there has probably been a time when most Christians have said something like, “I wish the modern Church was more like the Church I read about in the New Testament.” I’ve been guilty of this sentiment in the past. After reading passages like Acts 2:41-47; 4:32-37, if […]

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Missional In Every Season

Article by Mandy Moler I was introduced to the idea of missional living a few years ago. I was immediately intrigued and felt it resonate deeply with my spirit. Over the years, God has developed a passion in me to live life in a close knit community of believers who all are committed to love […]

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Caring for Our Pastors

By Brian Riddle When I was studying for pastoral ministry I was assigned a paper to write in which I was required to interview several pastors. I asked them a variety of questions about their time leading churches and shepherding God’s people. One of the questions was, “what is the hardest thing about being a […]

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God’s Faithfulness to His Church: Faith Alone

This month we will be journeying through the differing ways that God has been faithful to His Church, and will also be celebrating ways that He has been faithful to our particular church. It is important, within our modern day in age, to look first at the reason for the Church, and the scriptural mandate […]

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Anatomy of a Successful Community Group

What does a successful Community Group look like? Having been in charge of Redeemer’s Community Groups for several years now I’ve been trying to get a pulse on what is a successful group. I genuinely believe that groups with a SIMPLE and CLEAR VISION have been extremely effective in Kingdom growth. The leader doesn’t have […]

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