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What One Man's Sabbath Looks Like

August 8, 2020 | by: Shea Oakley | 2 Comments

Jesus told us that “the sabbath was made for man, not man for the sabbath” (Mark 2:27). Present-day Christ-followers debate about whether observing a regular sabbath day is still mandated for New Testament believers. I take a particular and fairly strong stance on this question, but whatever position you might hold most would agree that... Keep Reading

As we approach our 2020 membership meeting on March 8th, our Nominating committee - made up of a few current board members (Steve Dawdy, Jack Miskin, Cindy Dornacker, and Chris Francis) as well as a couple members at large (Mandy Mercado and Rebecca Carlson) will be meeting a couple times to discuss and pray about any new potential board members. ... Keep Reading

The Pledge

June 18, 2020 | by: Christine Sargent | 1 Comments

    For most kids, when they are at school, their mornings begin with them standing, hand over heart, to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. This is a key patriotic exercise that we require daily from our children as an oath of allegiance to the U.S. flag and what it stands for. Since quarantine started, every morning we receive a ... Keep Reading

Family Sabbath

May 29, 2020 | by: The Garden Family | 0 Comments

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Secret Prayer, But Where?

May 22, 2020 | by: Shea Oakley | 0 Comments

“But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” -Matthew 6:6 (ESV) Prayer happens in many forms, sometimes with others, sometimes alone, sometimes in voice, and sometimes in what Brennan Manning once called “the silence beyond ... Keep Reading

Alexa's Silent Reminder

May 15, 2020 | by: Bill Dallas | 0 Comments

  Listen to Alexa.MOV   Since the onset of the Corona Virus many of us had taken to, what I call “panic praying.” Those few seconds of prayer similar to Peter’s “Lord save me” panic prayer when he took his eyes off Jesus as he began to sink into the stormy seas of Galilee. “Lord help us” or... Keep Reading

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An Hour's Time

May 8, 2020 | by: Shea Oakley | 0 Comments

During this strange season of “lock-downs”, “Social Distancing”, and “Shelter in place” It may be a good time for us who are part of the True Life Church family to share with one another some of the ways we have learned to seek the Lord in solitude. In that spirit I would like to share a personal spiritual discip... Keep Reading

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No Other Options

April 9, 2020 | by: Taryn Turpin | 2 Comments

“If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life.”  This is such a popular American mantra for finding the right career.  It makes work sound like a choice.  If you don’t love your job, move on to something you love.  There are so many reasons why I do what I do. The primary reason why I get u... Keep Reading

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Aching for the Kingdom Through Fasting

April 9, 2020 | by: Chris Francis | 0 Comments

The idea of fasting stinks. I tend to get a little depressed when I know I’m going to be fasting.  In fact, I am probably bothered more by the thought of fasting that I am by the bad news headlines I’m hearing everyday.   Actually, can I be honest? It may even be true that I am more bummed by the prospect of being hu... Keep Reading

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Would I Take a Bullet?

April 8, 2020 | by: Shea Oakley | 0 Comments

31 “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat. 32 But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.” 33 But he replied, “Lord, I am ready to go with you to prison and to death.” 34 Jesus answered, ... Keep Reading

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