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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Getting Ready for Sunday June 1st at The Crossing

On Fridays we post a guide for how to prepare for the upcoming Sunday service. It gives you a chance to read the Bible passage ahead of time, see the song list, and get your mind and heart ready. You can see some of the rationale here. Keith Simon continues our series in Exodus this

An Odd But Inspiring Marriage Proposal

Adoniram Judson (August 9, 1788-April 12, 1850) was a missionary to Burma (Myanmar). On the day he received his commission to go overseas, he met and fell in love with Ann Hasseltine and soon wanted to propose marriage. The problem was that Judson was committed to foreign missions and the difficult life that entailed. Travel

Does Cultural Opinion Equal Morality?

Brendan Eich resigned as CEO of Mozilla in the face of protests to his past opposition to gay marriage. HGTV pulled a show featuring David and Jason Benhem when their outspoken Christian beliefs created backlash. Donald Sterling has been banned from the NBA and will likely be forced to sell the Los Angeles Clippers because

Getting Ready for Sunday May 25th at The Crossing

On Fridays we post a guide for how to prepare for the upcoming Sunday service. It gives you a chance to read the Bible passage ahead of time, see the song list, and get your mind and heart ready. You can see some of the rationale here. Dave Cover continues our series in Exodus this

Redefining Marriage Undefines Marriage

In a recent Huffington Post opinion piece Lisa Haisha, a hollywood therapist, encouraged couples to redefine, by mutual consent, monogamy out of marriage. We live too long to be expected to find sexual satisfaction in one partner, so we should be open minded and invite our spouses to enjoy other wares. Fifty percent of all married

Point of Focus: What Is Freedom For?

This month’s Point of Focus takes a closer look at a popular but problematic view of freedom:

 

Lost and Found

Do you ever get a strong sense that God is using seemingly-random, attention-getting devices to, well…get your attention? Like He’s deliberately throwing something in your path that you cannot possibly miss as “God at work,” just to make a point? If only we could figure out what that point is! There was one day last