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Be Honest, Be Free

Be Honest, Be Free

There is a depth of fellowship that can be known only through honesty. David tells of the devastation he felt day after day when he was trying to hide the truth of his behavior from God. Awful things like decaying bones and depleting strength.

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Onward Means Upward

Paul and Solomon’s lives followed similar trajectories. Both men could boast high accomplishments. Solomon described his in the book of Ecclesiastes, and Paul listed his in the early verses of Philippians 3. Still, their impressive pasts left both men short of the glory of God.

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November 2022 Prayer Guide

November 2022 Prayer Guide

As the Red Team begins an 8-day Summit at Calvary Baptist Church in Seymour, Indiana, pray for Ryan and Jen Raymond, Jesse and Sarah Westaby, and the team as they rely on the Spirit to open the eyes and hearts of the
attendees to what God desires of them.

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November 2022 Prayer Guide

October 2022 Prayer Guide

As the Red Team begins an 8-day Summit at Calvary Baptist Church in Seymour, Indiana, pray for Ryan and Jen Raymond, Jesse and Sarah Westaby, and the team as they rely on the Spirit to open the eyes and hearts of the
attendees to what God desires of them.

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Be Honest, Be Free

Slow and Small

We need a distraction. Almost every story about a surprise attack contains this line. Whether it’s a rescue operation or a hostile invasion, a well-timed distraction raises the odds of success.

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Infinitely Finite

“But there never seems to be enough time to do the things you want to do once you find them.” So wrote singer and songwriter Jim Croce in his hit single of the early 1970s, “Time in a Bottle.”

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2022 Spring Ministry Update

2022 Spring Ministry Update

 We can’t settle for “low-energy” Christianity anymore. It’s time to pick up the pace and charge forward in faith. To win the 21st century, and to complete the Great Commission, we need a fresh surge of energy in the Christian movement, starting with you, putting your...

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Trees

Being steadfast has nothing to do with self-sufficiency. In fact, steadfastness is only truly visible when it faces a headwind of adversity.

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Our Outlandish Calling

Imagine being in the circle of disciples the day Jesus spoke these words: “In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also” (John 14:2–3 ESV).

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