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Year in Review - a Brief Hodge-Podge

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New house.
Look Up!
WHO DAT!
Did somebody say Resurrection?
A teenager enters this house.
Became unshakable.
BREAK THE WALLS DOWN!
...and now you know ...JERICHO!
Engage!
Make it so.
Vampires playing baseball in church.
Red.40
3,000 Tootsie Rolls
Sharefest!
~Onesimus~
Light Up Christmas!
Stomp Out Hunger.
Second baby's first Christmas.
End.
Renewed.

Musical Chairs at the Mall

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Saturday afternoon Pastor Greg from LakePointe Church, Pastor Ben from River of Life, and myself joined forces with Heidi, DJ at KLAZ FM radio, for a big shindig at the mall.  Promoting STOMP OUT HUNGER, KLAZ gave away tickets to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas show by staging a mega game of... MUSICAL CHAIRS!  Check out these pics... including our inter-denominational Paper-Rock-Scissors challenge!  Then go grab a bag for STOMP OUT HUNGER, fill it up, and bring it back!  Help us provide a meal for 4,000 families in our city this Christmas!






LIGHT UP CHRISTMAS

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Once again we have entered into the season of Advent.  Advent is the season on the church calendar which boasts the message, “Christmas is coming!”  Actually, meaning “arrival,” Advent means, “Jesus is arriving!”  Advent was designed to prepare our hearts for the celebration of the Savior’s birth.  Weekly, and daily, we reflect on Jesus Messiah, who is the reason for the season.  It’s as if a big part of Advent is waiting.  We wait for His arrival with great anticipation!
We celebrate the arrival of Jesus in three ways:
INCARNATION.  This is the most obvious way we see “God With Us,” as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Messiah approximately 2,000 years ago.  This is our celebration of the arrival of Jesus in the past.
INHABITATION.  This means exactly what it sounds like it means.  By the Holy Spirit, this is Jesus’ continual arrival into the hearts & lives of those who would follow Him.  In this present tense, the Messiah is always arriving on the scene.
INCOMING.  This refers to Jesu…