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Explaining Jesus – from Pastor Benji

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Falling Forward

Autumn is in the air! Everywhere you go, subtle hints of pumpkin spice lattes and peppermint mocha appear magically out of thin air. The nice cool breeze is brushing against your face. I don’t know about you, but this is my favorite time of year!...

Planting Seeds

I know most of us don’t live on farms these days, but when Jesus walked the earth it was trending. And this is the time and season for harvesting. Most of the images I have in my mind when I think of harvesting are baskets...

Harvest Time

Last Sunday we kicked off our series called Love My City. It is from this concept of bringing the love of Christ to our communities that causes great churches to grow from small gatherings into significant movements. One of the things that I love so much...

Fall is here…and with it new opportunities!

Fall has landed and “The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go.”  (- source unknown) I love that quote as it is a reminder that with the beauty of the brilliant colors of fall comes the beginning...

Growing Takes Time…But It’s Worth It.

Who has a green thumb? Any gardeners out there who like to plant something in the ground, nurture it, and watch it grow? That’s me. I grew up working the garden with my grandparents! And as much as I love gardening, I have to admit,...

Rooted Deeply in Christ!

  In Colossians 2:6–7, the Word of the Lord says, “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in Him, rooted and built up in Him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness." What an...

What’s Your Season?

As I pulled into the parking lot at the Durham Campus this week, I was grateful to see the leaves on the trees beginning to change. Like most of you, and for obvious reasons, it excites me greatly to know Fall is right around the...

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose!

In the midst of this summer heat, we find ourselves on the cusp of what some consider to be the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, I am talking about football season. ☺️ There is really nothing quite like it. From tailgating to rivalries...

How much does God love us?

There is a window of time in the morning that you want to arrive at the YMCA to drop off your kids. Counselors are standing outside on the sidewalk to greet your kids and walk them indoors. If you arrive before or after that window,...

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