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What Am I Rooted In?

August 3, 2019 | by: Sarah-Anne Yersin | 0 Comments

I think often the world distracts us, and draws our branches outward and attacks us from beneath. Our roots and the soil around them can be so easily twisted and wrapped up in nutrients we have been told we need by the world...and the scary part is, if we’re not careful to keep Jesus at the forefront of our hearts, we won’t even notice.... Keep Reading

Blessed are the Merciful

July 26, 2019 | by: Paul Tripp | 0 Comments

    I live in Philadelphia, and in parts of the city, streets are populated by homeless people. As you walk past someone begging, you feel a pang of sympathy. How tough must it be to have nowhere to live? What happened in their past that resulted in such circumstances? A moment later, you have forgotten about that homeless person. Yo... Keep Reading

The North Wind and The Sun

July 19, 2019 | by: Laurie D'Amico | 0 Comments

Something I’ve been reminded of recently is the 5 standards for successful communication.  They are:  caring, praise, truth, faith and surrendering our mouths to serve and glorify God.  I’m pretty sure we’re all aware how essential successful communication is in marriage.  Jimmy Evans, so accurately states &ldq... Keep Reading

Just Between the Two of You

July 19, 2019 | by: Shea Oakley | 0 Comments

In recent weeks we have been learning about how to handle situations in which someone in a church fellowship is engaged in ongoing wrong behavior. Matthew 18:15-17 says, “If your brother or sister sins go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. But if they wil... Keep Reading

Politics and Priorities

July 4, 2019 | by: Shea Oakley | 0 Comments

And Jesus said to them, "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's." And they were amazed at Him. Mark 12:17 Even a casual observer of the socio-political landscape in America today cannot miss the fact of the growing rift between people on the two ends of the political spectrum. Those on the Left are... Keep Reading

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Loving And Celebrating a Defective Nation

July 3, 2019 | by: Jon Bloom | 0 Comments

July 3, 2015 The below was an excerpt taken from Desiringgod.org. ---------------- There has always been a “culture war” of one kind or another being waged in America. It is actually part of the design of the American Experiment and the exercise of democracy. And so there is certainly a place for Christians to participate in this exe... Keep Reading

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Amy's Empower Testimony

June 22, 2019 | by: Amy Negron | 0 Comments

I was introduced to Empower at the women’s retreat in the Poconos. My friends Christine, Lorraine and Lisa encouraged me to go to the session that spoke about this phenomenal class. I sat through the session and knew that this is what God wanted me to do next on my Spiritual journey. Starting in September, Empower would meet once a month on S... Keep Reading

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Taking the "Empower: Proclaim" Class

June 22, 2019 | by: April Walters | 0 Comments

Have you ever felt like God has something to say through you, but you felt like you don’t have a voice? Have you ever felt like God has something to say through you, but you didn’t have the confidence and courage to surrender to it? That’s how I felt when I walked into the first class of Empower Proclaim. I knew God was leading me... Keep Reading

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Your Husband's Mega-Need

June 14, 2019 | by: Laurie D'Amico | 0 Comments

Philippians 2:3 (The Passion Translation) “Be free from pride-filled opinions, for they will only harm your cherished unity.  Don’t allow self-self-promotion to hide in your hearts, but in authentic humility put others first and view others as more important than yourselves. I’m guessing if you’re like most of us, wh... Keep Reading

When Marriage Comes Later in Life

May 31, 2019 | by: Shea Oakley | 3 Comments

The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him.Lamentations 3:25  It has been said that they are advantages and disadvantages to both marrying young and marrying, shall we say, “older.” There are many younger married couples at True Life, but we do have a few of the other kind. Kat and I would fall into the ... Keep Reading

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