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Stand your ground

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014


Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. (Ephesians 6:10-13)

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How to survive the social media world

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014


Let’s face it: social media has taken over. According to just about every statistic, since 2005, the percentage of people interacting with any number of the social media outlets has jumped from 8 percent to 72 percent. This jump isn’t just from teenagers and young adults getting into the fad. No one—and I repeat, NO ONE—over the age of 65 was using social media in 2005. Do you want to take a whack at the percentage of our seniors keeping up with the trends now? It’s a whopping 43 percent!


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Signs and wonders

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014


At Easter, Pastor Steve Poe preached on the single moment in all of History that defines Christianity: The Resurrection of Christ. Everything that Jesus had said up to that point; all of His wise words and teaching, all of the word pictures of the kingdom of heaven, all of it would have meant nothing if He hadn’t raised Himself back up from the dead. Jesus had claimed to be the Son of God, the Messiah, and when He came back to life after being dead for three days, He proved it.

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