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Make Your Super Bowl Missional

This article was written by Jon Dansby and originally appeared on The Verge. The Super Bowl is coming up and, whether you like football or not, it’s a very big deal to the ones we want to reach with the gospel. One of the most basic principles of biblical mission is a willingness to adopt someone else’s culture to reach them for Christ. Paul explains this...

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Preparing for Sunday: January 29, 2017

This Sunday we continue in the book of Colossians. Pastor Steve Heron will cover Colossians 3:15-17, the second of two sermons on what attributes we are to "put on": And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all...

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Preparing for Sunday: January 22, 2017

This Sunday we continue in the book of Colossians. Pastor Steve Heron will cover Colossians 3:12-14, the first of two sermons on what attributes we are to "put on": Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving ...

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Sanctity of Life

This Sunday is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. This day originated when President Ronald Reagan designated January 22 as the first National Sanctity of Human Life Day. This date was chosen because on January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion in all 50 states. Churches like ours around the United States use the day to celebrate God's gift of life, commem...

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Racial Reconcilation

At Centerpoint, our vision is to see the gospel transcend all of life, especially how we relate to brothers and sisters of other heritages. And as the Dylann Roof trial has come to an end and we get ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day, this is an important time for race relations not just in our city, but the nation as well. With this in mind, we want to enco...

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Preparing for Sunday: January 15, 2017

This Sunday we continue in the book of Colossians. Pastor Steve Heron will cover Colossians 3:5-11, focusing on what Paul says to "put off": Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. On account of these the wrath of God is coming. In these you too once walked, when you...

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Resolutions are Not Enough

Check out our list of Bible Reading Plans. There are several to choose from - choose one that is right for you and commit to it for 2017!  This post was written by David Mathis and originally appeared at Desiring God. New Year’s resolutions can be an important first step, but they are a far cry from real, lasting change. The ringing in of a new year bring...

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Preparing for Sunday: January 8, 2017

This Sunday we are back in Colossians, now in the second half of the book, which focuses on new life in Christ. This week Pastor Steve Heron will cover Colossians 3:1-4: If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on e...

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