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  • Of all the competing worldviews and religions, all claiming to be the source of absolute truth, do we believe the good news of Jesus life, death, and resurrection is true? And if true, what new life does it create in us?


  • This Sunday we will be in John 2, where Jesus brings physical changes to the world around him. And the physical change are a sign of the new life that he will bring fully in the years to come.


  • It is a simple question from Jesus to the very first disciples. What do you want in this life?
     
    This isn’t just a question for the first followers of Jesus, but a question for every human after as well, what do you supremely desire in this life? What is the your pursuit that if you were to achieve it, you would have judged your life to have been successful?
     
    Come as you are Sunday, come and receive the word of Jesus to your souls, that he calls us and he directs us to a life of delight and purpose.


  • Could there be a simpler understanding of the spiritual life? What is God like, and what does it mean for my life today?

    The Gospel of John was written not just for Christians, "but these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name." (John 20:31) This Gospel is for everyone, and as we read and learn about Jesus the savior, God will transform us and move us to missionary intention.


  • I’ve been a team leader with RnB for about a year and a half now.  I had no idea it existed, and only found out about it because my community group at the time (Center City) and the Cotswold group did a joint serving event together.  I had been trying to find an outlet for serving in Charlotte, while also seeking a group / people who differed from me (older, had more experience in their faith, had different life experiences, etc.).  It just so happens that I found both.

     


  • Five years ago, I had the privilege of spending a month and a half in Jos, Nigeria. Jos is a city located north east of the capital Abuja and what would normally be about a two hour drive. However, with multiple checkpoints, bumpy terrain, and traffic, this is every bit of a 4 hour trek to the plateau of Jos. I went with an organization based out of Cincinnati, Ohio called Back2Back. They partner with local children’s homes (orphanages) and help to support those already engaged in the work of caring for the orphan child.

     


  • As we crossed the border, I wondered what my impact on this trip would be. Would my limited Spanish get me anywhere? Could I swing a hammer? What does God want me to learn?

     


  • We have no problem being promotional about a great many products, restaurants, and experiences, and yet our love for Jesus doesn't seem to propel us into even a nominal attempt to share the Gospel on a regular basis. Let's press in together.


  • Without delay, and without fear, we must consider the calling to pursue and practice worship of God in all areas of our life.


  • Living for the Kingdom isn’t easy.  It was never told to us that it would be.  But we aren’t left to fend for ourselves. Jesus calls us to come and find rest in Him, to learn and grow beside Him, and find joy as the character and sacrifice of Christ is revealed and made known to our hearts.