A Romans Response to Tragedy

A Romans Response to Tragedy Kevin DeYoung O gracious God, we can see your presence and your power at work in the world (Rom. 1:7, 20), but often the truth seems submerged under so many lies (Rom. 1:23). We like to think our world is safe and good and peaceful, but we know there is…

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6 Tips for Reading the Bible with Your Kids

6 Tips for Reading the Bible with Your Kids by: David Murray Happy Childhood Memories When we look back on our childhoods, among many other happy memories, we may recall our parents reading with us. “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Three Little Pigs,” and multiple other children’s classics cast a warm hue upon…

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Repentance Is a Posture

Repentance Is a Posture   Kelly Needham / September 21, 2017 Lightstock Growing up as a church kid, I didn’t see repentance as a good thing. Like flu medication, it was commendable to take when you were sick, but it was better to stay well. Avoiding sin was better than needing to repent. Goody-two-shoes that I was, this…

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Don’t Forget the Seasoned Saints

Don’t Forget the Seasoned Saints How to Invite Older Christians into Your Life Article by Hayden Nesbit Guest Contributor Each day brings dozens of decisions. Each day also brings thousands of new books, blogs, articles, and podcasts. Add to this our peer-to-peer connectivity and the result is that we’re more likely to spend hours seeking digital…

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Member Highlight: Pastor Jesse Richardson Recently Pastor Jesse was interviewed by the Christian Missionary Alliance. We wanted share with you the below content. “I think that yielding to the call of God…there’s no better place to be.” – Jesse Richardson From time to time we’ll be highlighting members of our CPD family to get to…

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Wash in the Waters Again

Wash in the Waters Again Article by David Mathis Executive Editor, desiringGod.org Visible words. That was the Reformers’ term for baptism and the Lord’s Supper. In complement to the spoken words of gospel preaching, these twin rhythms of the gathered church are dramatizations of the grace of God. These “visible words” rehearse for us the center of our…

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When Kids Ask Hard Questions

When Kids Ask Hard Questions Hannah Baehr / July 20, 2017 How do we know everything in the Bible is true? If we don’t sin in heaven, is God controlling us? God doesn’t have a body. But Jesus is God, and Jesus has a body. So doesn’t God have a body? Where’s Jesus’s body now? How can…

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Scratching Itches

In a world that is constantly pursuing acceptance and love, someone once wrote the following jingle for a commercial that settles it once and for all, “I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener, that is what I truly want to be. For if I were an Oscar Mayer wiener, everyone would be in love…

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Your Kids Hear More Than Your Words The Power of Living Like the Gospel Is True Article by Olan Stubbs Director, Campus Outreach, Birmingham If you are a member of Christ’s body, you are called to help other people grow in godliness: “You were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity…

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Ken Silva

We are thrilled to be having Ken Silva as a guest speaker at Sierra Bible Church next Sunday – July 9th. Join us to hear what he has to say! More about Ken… Ken J. Silva Biography Ken Silva graduated from California State University in Long Beach in 1970 as a Physical Therapist. There he…

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