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HOW DO YOU FIND PEACE WHEN LIFE FEELS UNCERTAIN?

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Isn't Christmas about peace & hope? ...

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COULD I REALLY HELP A KID IN PERU?

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How will you bring hope?...

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SNEAK PEAK FOR SUNDAY

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This Sunday is Compassion Sunday. Here's a sneak peak for Sunday & Paul's recent trip to Peru....

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DREAM BIG. START SMALL. ACT NOW.

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SPECIAL SONG FROM SUNDAY

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Pocketful of Faith...

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WOULD YOU CHASE or PEE YOUR PANTS?

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In our staff meeting, we asked this questions this week. Why?...

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DON'T BE DIFFERENT ALONE

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Preview of Journey Teens...

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HELP UNDERSTANDING THE CONTEXT OF ELISHA

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We kicked off the series extraORDINARY Fatih this past Sunday with the life of Elisha...

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NEW SERIES: extraORDINARY faith

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The new series that will help you experience your best life...

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REST OF US BOOK

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More books for Sunday...

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14 Days of Prayer

Over the next two weeks, we're praying for God to do big things...

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BRIDGE THE GAP

This past Sunday we talked about this picture as a way to help you and others understand what God did for us. You might want to memorize Romans 6:23 and be familiar with this drawing because it's a great way to explain Jesus to others. Find more details here....

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DEATH TO SELFIE: JUNE SERIES

We have a new series starting this Sunday...

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My Story continues this Sunday at both locations!

Hope to see you this Sunday as we continue our "My Story" series and hear stories from a few Journeyers who are letting God rewrite their stories.  Below is a promo for the stories we will be hearing next Sunday at both sites! Sundays April 23 & 30, 9:30 & 11 at both sites.  ...

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MY STORY: SERIES STARTING ON EASTER

New Series with all new stories starting on April 16!...

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GRACE TO GRACE

Here's our new feature song...

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ALL IN: REMIX

This Sunday we are starting a two week series. We will be revisiting our ALL IN vision and giving some important updates. This series will feature all teaching from the book of Nehemiah and some insights about the next phase of our church.    You can find the ALL IN details about the next phase of our church on our ALL IN pages....

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THE TRINITY: Father, Son & Spirit

Here's some follow up from our current series...

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MY STORY: SHARE YOUR STORY

We are planning the return of one of our favorite series - MY STORY...

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NEW SERIES FOR MARCH

GHOST STORIES...

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NEW FEATURE SONG

Great are You Lord...

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LOVE SEX & DATING

Here's some resources from our series...

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NEW SERIES

Our new February series...

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REHAB [IT] - Renew your Mind

In the beginning of our current series, Paul talked about how we're all addicted to something. We need to admit it and begin to renew our mind. (Romans 12:2) Paul talked about googlling some Bible verse to help you began to renew your mind. You can watch that message here. Here's some additional thoughts from Craig Groeschel. Watch the videos below and read this blog.&n...

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REHAB [IT]

Here's the past two weeks of messages from our REHAB [IT] series...

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NEW FEATURE SONG

A new song for a new focus in the new year...

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THE STORY: ISAIAH

More insight into Isaiah...

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NEW FEATURE SONG: GO

Here's the new song we'll be featuring...

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POLITICS?

Interview with Trump and Hillary...

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LIFE HACKS FROM PROVERBS

All this month, we are looking at Proverbs...

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DON'T DRIFT

This past Sunday, Paul talked about a BIG lesson in the little book of Malachi. He talked about how we can drift in our relationship with God. One area that is addressed in the book of Malachi was in our finances. There was a challenge concerning if we trust God even with our money....that's a hard one. Paul talked about one way we try to make it easier: the Tithing Challe...

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READING THE BIBLE

We just began a new series about the Bible...

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PRAYER WORKS?

PRAYER WORKSthoughts from Carey Nieuwhof Should we really stop saying that prayer works? Well, yes and no. Most people who say prayer works these days really mean God did what I wanted him to do. As if prayer was a button to be pushed to release exactly what they wanted from the vending machine. Prayer is not a button to be pushed; it’s a relationship to be pursu...

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PRAYER TOOLS AND RESOURCES

Here's some ideas to help you pray...

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PRAYER APPS

2 Prayer Apps...

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HEAR FROM GOD

    We watched the above video this past Sunday at church. Here's a few more as we explore God and how He speaks to us and connects with us:   ...

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HOW DO I PRAY? WHAT DO I SAY?

  This past Sunday we took another look at how to pray (view it here). We viewed part of the video above as we continued to explore what we should say when we pray. The whole idea was that prayer wasn't about being religious or even about saying the right words. It's about building a tight connection with God....a lifeline.  We looked at the Lord's Prayer in ...

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PRAYER FOR THIS WEEK

PRAYER FOR THIS WEEK "Thank you Lord that you want to hear from me, that you want to speak to me. Help me to be the good soil, that hears you, and retains what you say. Produce something good in and through me. Help me to be aware of you today. In Jesus name, amen"   More follow up from Sunday can be found in our event on Bible.com/Bible Apphttps://www.bible.com/ev...

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TAKE JESUS AT HIS WORD

This past Sunday we talked about how the royal official took Jesus at His word (reveiw message here). A few of the challenges we talked about was reading through the book of John to know Jesus' words, going from just a hearer of His words to taking them to heart, or exploring more of Jesus in the Bible.Reading the the Bible can help us know more about God and His ways an...

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PRAYING FOR MIRACLE

Paul talked about trusting in God this past Sunday. May this story inspire you to keep looking to our God of Miracles.      ...

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NEW FEATURE SONG FOR APRIL

This month we are continue a series started on Easter Sunday called I Need a Miracle. We will be featuring a new song to go along with the series. We'll sing it every week this month and I hope it's an encouragement to you as we trust in our God - the one who defeated death & is bigger than any of our desperate moments in life.   Heaven thunderedAnd the world ...

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GET IN SHAPE THIS NEW YEAR

A new focus for the new year...

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STUCK? IN THE MEANWHILE...

Feeling stuck in life? Now what?...

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PURSUE HAPPINESS < FINDING LASTING JOY

Some inspirational thoughts to find joy this holiday season...

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A WORLD OF CHAOS

With all the chaos in the world, life can have a sense of uncertainty....

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So, my credit card number got stolen again

So, my credit card number got stolen again. It's the third time in the last year. I don't know if you've had someone try and steal your identity. I was talking with someone recently and they were sharing about all the things they needed to cancel and change and re-do because . . . ...

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FINDING YOUR WAY BACK TO GOD

More thoughts, stories and resources with our current series......

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PSALMS 73

Read this...look at the longings...

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Virginia Beach, lifeguards, and a rescue

A couple summer's ago, we went with Jen's family to Virginia Beach for a few days. They had trained life guards on their tall white lifeguard stations every 100 yards or so. The beach was packed and the waves were strong. We were all hanging out on the beach when we heard the whistles blow. We watched the lifeguards jump off their station perch and go running toward th...

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NO "I" IN TEAM

Did you ever have the coach that ask you, "What does T.E.A.M. stand for?"...

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The Revealed key to a blessed life & the Astounding Promise Jesus made

2000 years ago Jesus REVEALED a KEY to a blessed life and followed it up with an ASTOUNDING promise. Do you want a blessed life? Your best life? It won't happen unless you understand this key that Jesus revealed and embrace the astounding promise He made about it....

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HEAVEN & EARTH OVERLAP

We have struggles and the world seems broken so how do we live with hope?...

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Impossible is nothing

We all face situations and circumstances that seem impossible. What do we do when we feel stuck and there is no way forward? What do we do when my idea of the solution falls flat? ...

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And . . . Action!!

I will never forget the first time I was in a full length movie.  It was the late 1980's and I was a teenager.  I was walking in Chicago when we came up on a movie set.  It was starring Burt Reynolds and Liza Minelli & I think it went straight to video tape (remember, it was the 80's)!   Our part in the film was to cross the street as a car came zo...

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DID YOU SEE GOD AT THE MOVIES?

What a movie life? Maybe it's time to flip the script....

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PEACE INSTEAD OF CHAOS

We’ve been working through the book of Colossians in the Rise Above the Chaos series. In Chapter 3 we looked at walking in new ways. God loves us for who we are and all of our mess...

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HEART & HEAD: FIND YOUR FOCUS.

We asked the question in the series, RISE ABOVE THE CHAOS, revolving around what is influencing your life...

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A Song from this past week

This past Sunday at Pontaluna Paul talked about how when we build our families foundation on God its like building your house on rock, so when storms come it doesn't wash away. Here is a song that we played on Sunday that ties into that idea!...

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MONEY-BACK CHALLENGE

What does it really take to fix our finances?...

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3 Keys that Can Help You Live Longer

You've started to eat more healthy foods, maybe even started working out. Maybe you've quit that bad habit. But what if I told you that there is something else you can do that can have just as much effect on your long term health as quitting smoking (though you should DEFINITELY quit that too!)?SEE THE 3 KEYS BELOW TO LIVING LONGER! You can have friends but still feel iso...

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THE MARSHMALLOW TEST

Can you pass it?...

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NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

In the Flip or Flop series, we talked planting the small seeds that can grow into something big. It's about  making daily decisions in the right direction this year. If we are going to do that, we can't do it alone. We aren't made to do life alone. If we go it alone, it's easy to quit or just keep doing things the same way. We need to remember God is for us and we nee...

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7 BABY STEPS & ONE BIG THOUGHT TO FLIP OUR FINANCES

In the last weeks of this series, I shared some thoughts about flipping our finances (watch it here) and how it takes waiting and sacrifice. A small loss now can lead to big gains later. The challenge was not to just make a resolution like a wish upon a star, but to come up with an actual step you can take to start moving in the right direction. Like we said earlier in the...

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One BIG idea to not flop in 2015

You ready for it? One BIG idea to keep you from having a flop of a year in 2015...

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FLIP YOUR PLAYLIST

Here's a few songs to keep you motivated to take next steps...

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THE #1 PROBLEM WITH FINANCES

The biggest problem why we flop with our finances and some insight and tools to help...

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5 SECRETS TO MAKING BETTER DECISIONS

5 Secrets to making better decisions! Your daily decisions determine your destination, and these 5 secrets can help you win when you have "no will-power"....

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BOOKS TO HELP YOU NOT FLOP IN 2015

If you like to read, here's a few good books for a new you in the new year....

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5 SMALL STEPS TO FLIP YOUR FINANCES

Here's are few things to consider so your finances won't flop in the new year....

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NEW SONG: MADE NEW

Here's our new feature song for the new series and the new year...

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STEPS FOR THE NEW YEAR

HERE'S 3 IDEAS TO TAKE NEXT STEPS WITH GOD THIS YEAR...

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BEWARE OF THE COMPARE

When we make resolutions, it is often comparing ourselves to other standards or people. But we need to beware of the compare......

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LOVE WEEK: THIS WEEK

This week is Love Week. It's a great way to activate God's love in our lives as we look beyond ourselves...

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3 WAYS TO ACTIVATE LOVE THIS WEEK

This whole LOVE CAN series has been all about opening our lives to God's love and activating His love in our lives. It's moving it from thoughts to actions. Here's 3 ways to activate God's love in the next week that will help you experience your best life...

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PURPOSE IN WHATEVER WE DO...EVEN IF YOU'RE A COMEDIAN

Here's a few thoughts about finding our purpose from exploregod.com...

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EXPLORE MORE ABOUT PURPOSE

Here's some more resources to keep exploring our purpose...

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EXPLORE MORE ABOUT HEAVEN

Here's a few more resources to keep exploring more about heaven and the afterlife...

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EXPLORE MORE FOR THE LAST WEEK OF THIS SERIES

This past Sunday and this week, we are wrapping up our Explore God series. Here's some resources to keep exploring...

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EXPLORE MORE ON PURPOSE & HEAVEN

This past Sunday we continued our Explore God series. Here's more resources to keep exploring...

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EXPLORE MORE: 1st WEEK OF NOVEMBER

In our Explore God series, we are searching for some answers to get to know who God is and how we can be connected to Him. We have a bunch of tools and resources for you to explore more...

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EXPLORING MORE ON PAIN & SUFFERING

Here are some more resources on our questions about pain and suffering....

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EXPLORE MORE: How good is good enough?

Here's some more resources as we explore God and the questions from this series....

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EXPLORING MORE: Why does God allow pain & suffering?

This past Sunday at the Pontaluna Exit Site, we talked about a big question: Why does God allow pain & suffering? ...

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EXPLORE GOD: How Good is Good Enough?

This past Sunday at the North on M120 site, we talked about some questions like How good is good enough? Where do I stand with God? What are the list of things to do to find God...

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EXPLORE MORE: LAST WEEK OF OCTOBER

In our Explore God series, we are searching for some answers to get to know who God is and how we can be connected to Him. We have a bunch of tools and resources for you to explore more...

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EXPLORE MORE: THE BIBLE

Here's some more resource to explore more about the Bible...

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EXPLORE: JESUS IS DIFFERENT THAN OTHER RELIGIONS

Here's some resources to explore more about how Jesus is different than other religions....

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EXPLORING GOD THIS WEEK

Here's a few videos from explore god.com to explore more this week....

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EXPLORING ON BIBLE.COM & BIBLE APP

In our Explore God series, we are searching for some answers to get to know who God is and how we can be connected to Him. We have a bunch of tools and resources for you to explore more. Make sure you check out exploregod.com as well. Every week we provide the Running Partner Questions to use in your group or for your own personal time with God. It has some thoughts to re...

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TURN AROUND & RUN

How do we explore God?...

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KEEP EXPLORING

Let's keep exploring God, here's some more resources....

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YOU CAN STILL INVITE

We are two weeks into our 6 week series, so keep inviting...

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EXPLORE MORE

We are in the middle of our Explore God series. You can explore more here....

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EXPLORE GOD FOR THIS WEEK

Here's a few more videos from exploregod.com ...

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EXPLORE MORE

Here's some resources to explore more from what was talked about on Sunday...

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IT'S FOR EVERYONE

Everyone has questions. We all wonder....

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NEW SONG FOR EXPLORE GOD SERIES

Here's our feature song for October...

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GOOD STUFF TO SHARE

Do you share excited stuff in your life? Food you eat, books you're reading, movies you watch?...

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FIND PURPOSE SHARE PURPOSE

If we want to experience Jesus...

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NEXT STEPS

It's time to get in the game. So how do I get on the field?...

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HOW TO INVEST & INVITE

We've been talking about letting God work in & through us...

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COMING IN OCTOBER

Here's a glimpse at the new series coming in October...

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GAME TIME

Fall Kickoff: This Sunday + a Tailgate Party...

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DON'T FORGET: SUMMER

All through the month of August, we've been celebrating summer but also the maker of it all...

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LIVE OR LATER

Summer is full of vacations, trips and fun. Bring The Journey with you......

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NEW SONG: I AM

We will be introducing this new song...

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BIBLE APP/BIBLE.COM

At The Journey, we talk about relationships, not religion. We want you to have a real relationship with Jesus. The Give Me More questions can help make it personal...

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DARKNESS INTO LIGHT

Wrap up thoughts for the Chase the Light series...

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SOUL DETOX BOOK & SERIES

Here's a promo for Soul Detox...

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YOUR LIGHT

If you want to experience God's light, you have to shine the light...

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SONG, VIDEO & STUFF FROM SUNDAY

Here's a few videos, songs and stuff from this past Sunday:...

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WHO AM I?

Who am I? Am I what I do? Am I what I've achieved? Am I the things I've done right? Or am I defined by what I've done wrong?...

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DRAIN THE LIFE FROM ME or FIND LIFE THAT'S COMPLETE?

This last Sunday at the Pontaluna Exit site (and last month at North M120 site), we looked at 1 John 2 in the Chase the Light series. We looked at how walking in the light can make our life complete (vs. 5). It can change our perspective and influence our lives and how we grow. On the other hand chasing after our pride or status, material things or physical pleasure to co...

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BURNED

Have you ever felt burned by the church?...

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NEW SERIES KICKED OFF

This past Sunday we kicked off 2 new series at The Journey. It's important to...

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THE RESURRECTION & THE LIFE

Easter Sunday...

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CASE & INVESTIGATION

We talked about the death of Jesus & the resurrection on Easter, but we didn't have time to go into investigation...

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RISKY STEP OF FAITH: INVITE

One way to to take a risky step of faith is to take a chance and invite someone to join you at The Journey...

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DON'T SIT BACK. CHASE.

Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death...

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DON'T SETTLE

4 Ways to keep taking steps and not settling...

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FAITH & RISK

Faith is risky and action oriented....

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OCEAN...You call me out

Here's the special songs from this past Sunday:...

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CONTROL

Control is a strange cycle. We think if we can control the situation, we can have the freedom of our desired outcome. The problem is the more we try to control things...

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A BOOK FOR MY STORY

Read a story about living a good story...

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MY STORY: GO

Here's your theme music for this week. May it play in your head as you imagine yourself walking in slow motion...

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