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  • Pastor Shawn kicks off our new sermon series titled, Faith: The Power of Spiritual Wholeness, by discussing James 1:1-4. What is spiritual wholness? How should we respond to trials? 


  • This Sunday  we are starting a new sermon series on the book of James called Faith: The Power of Spiritual Wholeness. Most of us probably think the emphasis in James is the differentiation between faith alone, and faith accompanied by action. James surely awakens our mind to consider the life of faith applied. But as we read through the book many times, one theme continued to emerge for us beyond the faith and works conversation, the great power of faith working, and specifically the power of a disciple committed to Jesus. We call this spiritual wholeness...


  • This week we closed out the We Are The Church series by looking at Life as a Disciple. In Mark 1:14-20, we see the practical day-to-day implications of living out the good news of Jesus. The gospel doesn't give us a checklist to receive the gospel, but rather gives us a description of the grace of God made evident in a disciple as a response to the gospel...


  • The Concord group has been studying the book of Acts. We selected Acts because of the model the young church demonstrates. We've been studying how they respond to challenges and the incredible success at reaching others with the Gospel. The reliance of the early church on the Holy Spirit as well as each other as a community in Christ is an example of what we are striving to reach in our own community...


  • You may not have spent much time thinking about church membership, but it is critical for your spiritual health and the health of the church holistically. This past Sunday and next, we look at what it means to be a healthy church member and accordingly a healthy follower of Jesus...
     


  • The Cotswold Community Group meets to celebrate Jesus and lift each other up. We want to see each other learn, grow, and go­ – that’s our motto. We believe that fostering a community of openness and vulnerability is essential to achieving this mission and seeing our vision come to life...


  • “And Abraham obeyed and went, not knowing where he was going.”- Hebrews 11:8

     

    I wrote that on a notecard and placed it on my dashboard while driving/moving from Georgia to Texas. As a 25-year-old, I only owned what could fit in my Honda Civic. I was scared but emboldened by the community of faith ahead and a place to explore my next steps after working in campus ministry for 3 years after college. It was certainly easier than moving to South Africa or China like some of my missionary friends had, I told myself...


  • We've set apart these next two weeks to explicitly focus on these questions: Who was Jesus? (Palm Sunday) Why did He die?(Good Friday) What does it mean? (Easter resurrection)

    We looked at answering that first queston last Sunday...


  • Read a letter from Pastor Shawn about how our finances were stewarded in 2016 and check out our full Financial Report.