The Grave is Still Empty!

“Jesus’ Gospel isn’t about getting into heaven when you die;it’s about how to get into heaven before you die.” Dallas Willard While Easter, or Resurrection, Sunday is distinguished as one of our largest gatherings of the year, this past Sunday was particularly unique.  We hosted one of our biggest crowds ever – 1,048 in attendance across two […]

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A Brief Overview of Holy Week

[This first appeared at LifeChurchNC.com] March 25, 2018 A Brief Overview of Holy Week  There are usually five – in some cases, six – days during Holy Week that are specifically commemorated, beginning with Palm Sunday (this Sunday), which commemorates Jesus’s paradoxical Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. (John 12:12-19). Although not as common, some set-apart the following Wednesday as ‘Silent Wednesday;’ a day traditionally viewed as a […]

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The Living among the Dead…

This morning (Easter Sunday) our community celebrated the Resurrection together, with a chilly, early start – 7am, just before sunrise – at Bicentennial Park in Greensboro…followed by an epic-sized breakfast and worship at Jam’s. The music and the fellowship of the believers was sweet, all topped off with a benediction around a Cross decorated with […]

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loving for beauty…

A few days ago, I had the privilege of attending and conference called The Strengths Summit in Asheboro, NC, presented by the Gallup Research Group.. It was a two-day conference centered around helping people discover their natural strengths, talents and abilities and ways the church can serve as a catalyst for helping people live more […]

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