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Uncharted Territory

This season all of the faithful Cyclone Football fans have seen what a special season this is.  We have trusted in the process that new coach Matt Campbell has been talking about and now we are starting to see some … Continue reading

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The Bread of Life That Satisfies Our Spiritual Hunger

John 6:22-58 (NIV) 22 The next day the crowd that had stayed on the opposite shore of the lake realized that only one boat had been there, and that Jesus had not entered it with his disciples, but that they had gone … Continue reading

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Our Need for Friendship

2 Timothy 4:9-22 (NIV) 9 Do your best to come to me quickly, 10 for Demas, because he loved this world, has deserted me and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia. 11 Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, because he … Continue reading

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The Blinding of Science

Recently, the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted for the first time since 1972.  The eruption sent billows of ash into the sky and painted the sun red. The eruption and its intensity caught scientists and government officials by surprise, … Continue reading

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Hit the “Flee” Button

Matthew 5:29-30 (NLT) 29 So if your eye—even your good eye causes you to lust, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be … Continue reading

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Pokemon Go: Have We Finally Amused Ourselves to Death?

In 1985, a social critic named Neal Postman, in the introduction to his book Amusing Ourselves to Death, compared two famous dystopian visions: 1984 by George Orwell and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.  He noted that though many people … Continue reading

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Seek Him First

Over time, our culture has become numb to the concept of worship.  People bow down to many things, seeking fulfillment and pleasure in the things of this world.  But since God is our ultimate fulfillment (and why we were made), … Continue reading

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