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STEP 2 – A Disciple’s Journey

First Church, We know that every great journey begins with the first step.  But every great journey will only ever be experienced if you continue with STEP 2. We have identified Step 1 in our journey with Christ as connecting with God and each other through accepting Christ as Lord and Savior and joining in…

7 Things That Get Harder As Your Church Grows: #6 Adding Systems

First Church, As you might remember from a few weeks ago, we have been exploring challenges that happen in churches as they grow.  The tempting thought when experiencing growth is to think “we are healthy, we are stable, we are growing… everything is ok.”  But as we have been sharing, we also recognize that growth brings…

One of the Most Important Things You Can Do

First Church, As you know, our vision is to see “Transformation in Christ, Changing Lives Inside and Out.” We believe this vision comes about when we seek to focus on relationships with one another by living into the 4 core practices of Inviting, Teaching, Sending, and Praying. Did you know there is one thing, perhaps more…

STEP 1 – A Disciple’s Journey

First Church, I want to officially invite you—-ALL of you—-to take a step. A significant step. A step with Jesus. When Jesus walked this earth, He always invited people to take concrete steps with Him. Jesus invited people from not knowing Him TO know Him by connecting with Him and other Jesus followers (Step 1)….