Category Archives: Bible

In the Void: When God’s Voice and Vision Seem Distant (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of our discussion on God's voice and vision for your life. Last time, FirstCov'er Melissa Falde touched on three ways that we can be intentional in hearing God's voice, knowing His voice, and engaging Him in the conversation. Check it out here. But what about when you don’t know God’s vision…
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In the Void: When God’s Voice and Vision Seem Distant (Part 1)

Do good things come to those who wait, or do they come to those listen to the One who wants good things for you? When our ears are bombarded with burdens and numb from the noise, hearing God can be hard. Come alongside FirstCov'er, Melissa Falde, as she breaks down three straightforward steps to help tune…
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When Scripture Speaks: A FirstCov’er Story

If you have read a verse or two in the Bible and have come back to it again, only to find that it speaks to you in an entirely different way, you are not alone. FirstCov'er Jeff Carow writes on how a very important section of Scripture looked differently to him recently. Eyes to See…
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Vitality: July 2018 Prayer Point

Our prayer this month focuses on Centrality of the Word of God. 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. Centrality of the Word…
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From Grumpy to Grateful: 3 Steps to Overcome a Weary Soul

The world feels real heavy today. This week has been a weary one for my soul. Friends sharing their prayer needs for children with illnesses, spouses who are hospitalized and parents who are in their last days. These heart-wrenching circumstances are coupled with the busyness of back-to-school preparations, the winding down of summer schedules, and…
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Vitality: What is First Covenant’s Biblical Story?

As part of the Vitality Pathway process, we had a Biblical Story workshop. A Vitality Team member and FirstCov member, Chris Mueller, facilitated this special time in prayer and God's Word. He reports on this powerful time below. I loved Paul Harvey’s The Rest of the Story. He would share a story about a famous…
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Father’s Day: A Heavenly Perspective of Fatherhood (Psalm 25)

Father’s Day is a day typically set aside to honor fathers and celebrate fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. The Bible is the ultimate instruction book for life here on earth, including instructions for Christian men raising their children. Ephesians 6:4 is a summary of instructions for the father, “Fathers, do…
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How the Bible Came to Be

Christians and critics alike often find the development of the New Testament canon an intriguing topic. As do I. In fact, with so much discussion on this (sometimes in popular movies or novels even) this is a useful area to check out yourself. Recently I read an interesting post that has a quick summary with…
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