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Rubruck and the Khan

Late in the year of 1253, William of Rubruck (a Franciscan monk), arrived at the court of Mongke Khan, the grandson of Genghis Khan and ruler of the largest empire on earth. After spending more than a year at court … Continue reading

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Common Notes 4.25.17

Sometimes it just feels like life is out to get you, like you’re just living under siege. There’s a reason for that. According to the Bible, the world is a corrupt place and hates you. Yes, hates you. On top … Continue reading

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Common Notes 4.18.17

What do you call someone who’s first impulse when life gets hard isn’t to look for God’s help, but always to take care of problems themselves? Stubborn? Defiant? Prideful? Perhaps. But how about human? After all, Hezekiah was like that … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2017: St. Louis, MO Pt. 2

Our second day in St. Louis started with us attending the college group for FBC Arnold followed by the worship service, wherein the Senior Pastor, Kenny Qualls, preached a fantastic message out of Joshua 2. Afterwards, we ate lunch at … Continue reading

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Peace through the pain

Brokenness is everywhere. It touches us all. Directly or indirectly, we have all felt its impact. People are betrayed by friends, abused by loved ones and belittled acquaintances in the classroom, dorm room and workplace all the time. Not only … Continue reading

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Common Notes 2.14.17

Imagine what it would be like to get married, then the way to the reception hear your new spouse say something like, “I’m so glad we got married, I’ll see you every Sunday now!” How would you react to that? … Continue reading

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Common Notes 2.7.17

“And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.” (Hebrews 10:25, NLT) If “Bible study” is what fuels our spiritual minds, one … Continue reading

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