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Christmas is a time our culture recognizes as an expression of faith. It gives opportunity to both say “Come and listen, and hear the story of the birth of Jesus!”, as well as a time for us to “go and tell”. Our walk with Jesus both draws us into community with one another and also …


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Notice of Members Meeting

Annual General Meeting Monday, November 6 at 7 pm  |  Gym  |  Childcare provided Join us as we look back on the past year of ministry and forward to what’s on the horizon for the coming year. Also on the agenda: •  vote to fill the existing vacancy on the board •  vote on the …


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FAQ: Difficult Passages Blog #9

Matthew 16:27-28 For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what they have done. Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom. …


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FAQ: Difficult Passages Blog #8

Does Jeremiah 29:11 really mean what we think it means? Follow Pastor Jeremy’s response in this week’s opening FAQ blog post.


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FAQ: Difficult Passages Blog #7

Working through other difficult passages, follow Pastor Jeremy’s response to a question from Ephesians 1:11.


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FAQ: Difficult Passages Blog #6

“Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the Lord.” Leviticus 19:28 Question: What about tattoos today? Context: The Book of Leviticus is a summary or compilation of “the commands the Lord gave Moses at Mount Sinai for the Israelites” (Leviticus 27:34). They focus particularly on the …


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FAQ: Difficult Passages Blog #5

Was Jesus being rude when he said “Who is my mother and who are my brothers? Pastor Jeremy identifies some issues surrounding Matthew 12:46-50.


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FAQ: Difficult Passages Blog #4

“But women will be saved through childbearing – if they continue in faith, love and holiness.” – 1 Timothy 2:15 Question: What does it mean “women will be saved through childbearing”? Pastor Ian just preached on 1 Timothy 2 on Sunday, dealing with the question about women teaching and in leadership in light of this passage. …


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FAQ: Difficult Passages Blog #3

1 Corinthians 11:2-16 Question: What is the reason for head coverings? Are they relevant today? What was considered a head covering? Two caveats before I start: First, in Paul and Gender, Cynthia Long Westfall spends twenty pages discussing this passage. I won’t be taking up that much space. If you’d like to explore this more in …


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FAQ: Difficult Passages Blog #2

“I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in, and in this way all Israel will be saved.” (Romans 11:25-26) Question: What is the full number …


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