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Aug 09 2018
Heaven on Earth Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

Over the years I’ve heard many people describe, often with a far-away smile, their “heaven on earth.” My neighbors described their recent trip to the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks as “heaven on earth” because of its natural beauty.

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Aug 02 2018
Love Needs No Translation Posted By Melissa Brogdon, Director of Women

Send: cause to go; to cause to happen; to dispatch by means of communication; to cause to be carried to a destination; to cause to issue: such as to pour out, send forth a cry, send out in waves of perfume, to

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Jul 05 2018
God at Work Posted By RCC Staff

They had a personal audience with the Pope, John Paul II.  Ken was arrested, interrogated and then the family was deported by the Communist Party in Poland for sharing Christ.  They invested sixteen years training missionaries, emphasizing cross-cultural

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Jun 26 2018
God Never Abandons Us Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

Think about the darkest place you have ever been in.  A place where you couldn’t see anything in front or behind you – a place where you couldn’t touch or feel anything – a place you had no idea where you were or which way to go - where you couldn’t see a

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Jun 20 2018
Appetite Posted By Angelo Frazier, Pastor of Outreach & Care

From a baby’s first cry to a person’s last breath, we are given, as a part of the human experience, an “appetite.” We all have it. God built it into each of us for survival. But we know that sin has distorted it, like everything else after the fall.  Sin

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Jun 12 2018
A Bend in the Road Posted By Todd Farnsworth, Pastor of Men & Students

How many of you remember going to AAA to get a “Trip Ticket” while planning your family vacation? For those of us, let’s say in our fifties and up, I would think many of us.  This little mapping tool would show us the fastest route to our destination with

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Jun 04 2018
Praise God in Everything Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

How many times have you sat in church and sang or said the word hallelujah?  Do you know what it means, or have you ever stopped to think what that word means?  Hallelujah is actually a Hebrew term and not an English word.  The first part “halal” means to

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May 31 2018
A Little Out of the Box Posted By RCC Staff

Encourager. Wife. Mentor. Mother. Photographer. Gardener. Hostess. Counselor. Volunteer. These are just a few words that describe Carol Feil.  “My life is a mixed bag,” she shared. Carol is a woman with many talents.  She worked as a freelance photograph

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May 29 2018
Empty Tombs, Not Crosses Posted By Nik Crown, Director of High School

The more I learn about the gospel, the more I have a hard time in rejoicing in the cross.  Let me explain.  One of the reasons Jesus going on the cross during Passover is significant is because it mirrors the original Passover in Egypt. In Exodus 12, Go

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May 21 2018
Just A Closer Walk With You Posted By Melissa Brogdon, Director of Women

I am weak, but thou art strong; Jesus, keep me from all wrong; I’ll be satisfied as long As I walk, let me walk close to Thee.  Just a closer walk with Thee, Grant it Jesus, is my plea, Daily walking close to Thee, Let it be, dear Lord, let it be. Through

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