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Violent Response

The reaction to the gospel isn’t always favorable. At times Satan wins minor victories. The truth is that he’s lost the war. All that’s left for him to fight are minor battle. Those “minor” battles can hurt God’s people. God hasn’t left us alone. Watch how Paul faces a backlash.

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Bad Press

When the Apostle Paul is walking through the market he gains an audience for the Gospel. Everything is fine until he casts a demon out of a young girl.

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Worthy of Love

How can we know that we are worthy of love?  Is the young woman beautiful enough?  Is the young man a good enough athlete?  Are there qualities that are lovable?  Do parents love their children because they are cute or is there another reason?  Normally when we talk about worth, it’s what we bring to […]

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The River

Why did God’s Old Testament people gather by rivers? Was it safety? Was it the fish? We’ll explore mission work in the early church and what Paul did to share his Savior with the world.

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The Divine Call

How does God call people into the public gospel ministry? As Pastor Fred Guldberg hold two calls at the moment, one to Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Winston Salem and one to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Niles, IL, this will be a timely study.

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Prisons and Death

Death was a common part of the ancient world. People still die today, but it wasn’t “in your face” like was then. People go to the hospital or to hospice to face death. This isn’t bad, of course, but how do we handle the harsh realities of life when they stare us down? God has answers.

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Idolatry

Idols come in all shapes and sizes. They don’t have to fit on your fireplace mantle or your night stand. Some look like your children or your job. Other idols resemble money or credit cards. Anything that sneaks into the first place in your life is an idol. We’ll explore this timely topic in our Sunday morning Bible class: Ends of the Earth – Idolatry.

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Hunger

The problem of hunger was a harsh reality in the ancient world. While there is more food to go around in 2019, people still go hungry. How does God want us to deal with this and other problems that go along with poverty? We’ll explore this topic in Bible class.

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Demon Possession

Is demon possession real? The Bible speaks about it often, but we don’t see much evidence in modern America. The truth is that the only reason we don’t see much evidence of demon possession these days is because it is more advantageous for the devil to work in other ways. Demons and the spirit world are very real. Join us as we take a look at topic in our Bible class series Ends of the Earth: Snake Girl.

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Welcome to Philippi

Paul and his evangelist companions get their first look at Philippi, a Roman colony in the continent of Macedonia, modern day Greece. There are a few obvious challenges and opportunities that present themselves. What challenges and opportunities do you face in life? You don’t need to go to a foreign country to find them!

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On the Road

We continue our video Bible Study series Ends of the Earth this Sunday. Where should the Apostle Paul and his companions go on their mission trip? God helps them find their way with a vision.

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Commission

Paul spent 18 years training to be a missionary AFTER he was already a “super jew”.  What could he have been doing for 18 years?  How long do pastors have to train?  We’ll look at the ups and downs of public ministry then and now this Sunday in our video Bible class series: Ends of the Earth.

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Ends of the Earth

Saul was breathing out murderous threats against Jesus’ followers. How did this man go from being a murderer to a missionary? We find out on the road to Damascus. Join us as we start a new Bible class based on the movie, Ends of the Earth.

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The Reason for the Season

What is the reason for the season?  Jesus! of course.  There are a number of other messages trying to grab your attention.  Does Santa get a seat at the Christmas tree?  Is there room for world peace?  We’ll look at some of the Christmas “players” in 2018 and see who should be at the celebration.  We answer the question “Why?” this Sunday in our Bible study – the Reason for the Season.

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Jesus is the Reason

The Reason for the Season is Jesus! In this first of two lessons we’ll look at how God kept his promise, not to God’s people, nor to Mary the Mother of Jesus, but to Elizabeth, the mother of Jesus’ cousin, John the Baptist.

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Rider on the White Horse

Our God is the Ruler of the Universe. In these Last Days it sure doesn’t look that way. Times are rough for Jesus’ Christians and his church. None of this means that our God is any less powerful than he ever was. We cry as the church has for thousands of years, “Come quickly, Lord!” We worship Christ the King.

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