Should I Halloween?

Chad West
Tuesday October 25, 2016

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In years past, really religious people were always trying to make me be less joyful. My humility restrains me from being too frank, but I was rather delightful. As difficult as it is to believe, some people hate delight in all its splendiferous forms.

Steve’s Devotional - Waiting in the Dark

Steve Brown
Monday October 24, 2016

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Are you waiting in the darkness? Stuck in the between time, it’s easy for us to get discouraged, frustrated and impatient. But God made a promise…and he always keeps his promises. Jesus will come back to clean up the mess. We will see him. And it will be enough, more than enough.

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Parenting with Grace - Paul Tripp

Key Life
Monday October 24, 2016

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The love parents have for their children can easily turn into pressure to do everything right, to make sure they grow up good and godly (or at the very least get straight As and become captain of the soccer team). What does it look like to parent without the burden of producing “perfect” children? Join Paul Tripp on SBE for help from his new book, ‘Parenting.’ God’s grace to us and through us as parents will set our families free!

Looking in the Bible, by James Gilmore

Guest Bloggers
Saturday October 22, 2016

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Jesus encouraged looking. “Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest,” he tells his disciples while they are busy obsessing about food. (John 4:35b) The same admonition is surely warranted today. We’ve not only become a culture obsessed with food, but our eyes are increasingly lowered to some screen, with the digital realm our only field of vision.

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Assurance (In 90 Seconds)

Ryan Reeves
Thursday October 20, 2016

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How do we know our sins are forgiven? How can we have confidence that we really are children of God? You need the doctrine of assurance! Got 90 seconds? Check out this short video from Dr. Ryan Reeves, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Key Life Pastors’ Chat - Surviving Ministry

Key Life
Thursday October 20, 2016

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In our series, Politics in the Church, we’ve seen that church is often not a safe place for pastors. Stepping into the role of church leader can be like stepping into a hurricane. One of the most dangerous things for a pastor is to be naive about that. Join Steve as he talks with Michael Osborne about his new book, ‘Surviving Ministry: How to Weather the Storms of Church Leadership.’