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Focus on Life: Incarceration

Incarceration is not something that typically comes to our mind when we think of issues of human life. If anything, we can think that incarceration is a good thing for the sake of human life all around, taking those that are a threat to society off of the street where they can’t cause harm to…
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Vitality: September 2018 Prayer Point

Our prayer this month focuses on Intentional Evangelism. Learn more below. The Service of Consecration has marked our covenant together to continue the journey of becoming a Healthy Missional Church that is in front of us. This month, let us continue to bathe the Vitality Process in prayer. Intentional Evangelism as a Missional Marker means: We…
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Family Organic Outreach (ch. 11): Connecting in Organic Ways

This week is chapter 11 with "Connecting in Organic Ways".  FirstCov'ers Angie and Ben Branum dish out a hearty discussion of "cultural stew", open their front door to a sneak peek of their lives as parents to a pre-teen, and bring us out into the community with ideas of where to go to make connections for…
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Focus on Life: Worldwide Refugee Crisis

According the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR), we are now experiencing the highest number of displaced people across the globe of any time on record. The statistics are so mind boggling and the problems so severe and seemingly unsolvable that the average person feels helpless to make a difference. In this short article,…
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Family Organic Outreach (ch. 10): The Spirit & Atmosphere of Your Home

This week is chapter 10 with "Lighthouse Homes".  FirstCover's Mark and Krista Majerus reflect and break down each of their barriers when it comes to inviting neighbors into their home, along with what it truly takes to overcome these obstacles, in this summer’s Book & Blog series in “Organic Outreach for Families: Turning Your Home into a Lighthouse.” Each…
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Vitality: August 2018 Prayer Point

Our prayer this month focuses on a Life Transforming Walk with Jesus. Learn more below. The Service of Consecration has marked our covenant together to continue the journey of becoming a Healthy Missional Church that is in front of us. This month, let us continue to bathe the Vitality Process in prayer. A Life Transforming Walk…
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Family Organic Outreach (ch. 9): Lighthouse Homes

This week is chapter nine with "Lighthouse Homes".  Neil Vance invites us into a brief window of his own childhood lighthouse memories, then breaks down the barrier he experiences in being a light to others, and finally speaks to what he and his wife Sarah have seen God revealing to them, in this summer’s Book & Blog series in…
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Family Organic Outreach (ch. 8): The Home as a Place of Prayer

This week is chapter eight with "The Home as a Place of Prayer". Mark Gabriel  brings us along for the journey as he shares his wife Brenda and his adventures of being purposeful in prayer, in this summer’s Book & Blog series in “Organic Outreach for Families: Turning Your Home into a Lighthouse.” Each week we read…
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Family Organic Outreach (ch. 7): The Home as a Playground

This week is chapter seven with "The Home as a Playground". Linda Quam shares her light-hearted memories of how she turned her home into a place of laughter and love, in this summer’s Book & Blog series in “Organic Outreach for Families: Turning Your Home into a Lighthouse.” Each week we read a chapter and hear from various…
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