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Church Family, Back in my youth ministry days, we used to use the phrase “Mandatory Opportunity” with our students to talk about some specific events.  It wasn’t employed as a coercive term, just as a gentle reminder that there were some things that were so important that our participation in…

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Tuesday Notes

By General News, Tuesday Notes

Church Family, Today is “Fat Tuesday.”  Hurricane drinks, plastic beads, Polish pastries, blah, blah, blah. Let’s get to the good stuff.  Tomorrow begins a experiment we are calling “Let Us Pray: A Congregational ExperiLent.”  During the season of Lent, which is the 6-week period that precedes Easter Sunday, I’d like…

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Tuesday Notes

By General News, Tuesday Notes

Church Family, The world needs you. Jesus says so. On Sunday morning we continued in our winter sermon series All In: Life Will Never Be the Same as we looked at what it means for us to truly invite Jesus into our congregation. (You can listen to the message here)….

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Tuesday Notes

By General News, Tuesday Notes

Dear First Press Family, For those who were in worship on Sunday, you were given an unanticipated gift. If you missed it, you can enjoy a solid taste of that gift by listening here. We were in the final week of our series: ALL IN, where we have each been…

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Tuesday Notes

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Church Family, How many relationships are a part of your life which have, as a part of their reason for being, the objective of helping you be a follower a Jesus Christ? If you were to run through your mental rolodex, your Outlook/iPhone/Google Contacts, your current tribe, your network of…

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Tuesday Notes

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Church Family, The storms will come. When it comes to the storms of life, it is not a matter of “if” the storms will come; it is just a matter of “when” and “from where” and “how long” and “how powerful” the storms will be. Jesus was pretty clear with…

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Tuesday Notes

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Dear Church Family, Last Sunday was the second Sunday of our latest sermon series “All In.” If you missed the sermon you can listen to it here. The topic was what happens when Jesus is invited into our failures. What happens when we allow Jesus to create change and transformation…

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