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Common Ground 9.9.20

The kingdom of heaven is like treasure, buried in a field, that a man found and reburied. Then in his joy he goes and sells everything he has and buys that field. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a … Continue reading

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Common Ground 9.1.20

“Go therefore and make disciples…” We talked about that last week. We want to be disciples who make disciples. But discipleship can’t begin until evangelism has taken place. Telling other people about Jesus isn’t an optional part of a healthy … Continue reading

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The green-eyed monster

“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on.” Shakespeare, ‘Othello’ Shakespeare was right, jealousy is a monster, and it will not only consume you, it will create all kinds … Continue reading

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The God Who Sees

Hagar. Ring a bell? Probably not. In the grand arc of the Old Testament story of God’s people she is little more than a footnote. Maybe it’s time to fix that, though, because the story of Hagar is rich with … Continue reading

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Common Notes 10.11.16

This week at Common Ground we looked at Ephesians 4:1-16. What we saw was a that by paying attention to how we live, and remembering and relying on His presence in our lives, we will as individuals be better able … Continue reading

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The Comparison Trap

In the book of Habakkuk, the prophet is frustrated and expresses his righteous indignation to God regarding the evil he sees going on in the world around him. “How long, LORD, must I call for help and you do not … Continue reading

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Common Notes 4.12.16

Last week at Common Ground we glanced a the life of the prophet Elijah, who was quite an amazing guy. He performs miracles, speaks with angels and ultimately rides to heaven on a chariot of fire. What a way to … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2016: Memphis Pt. 4

  Bible Club, Urban Farms, and Beale Street; a very good day. We heard that it was supposed to rain today, but in spite of a heavy cloud layer and high winds, the weather stayed dry and reasonably warm. Bible club … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2016: Memphis Pt. 3

         Today started at Treadwell Elementary, where we had over 30 kids come out for Bible Club. Today they heard about the significance of trusting God from the story of Joshua and the Battle of Jericho. They also … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2016: Memphis Pt. 2

Our first day of Bible Club at Treadwell Elementary. Twenty-two kids arrived and had a good time in games, crafts and stories during the morning. The students did a great job of rounding the kids up from surrounding neighborhoods and … Continue reading

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