Pastors’ Blog

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    The Importance of Worship to Our Mission
    Dan Green—July 28

    The mission that Jesus gave us—to make disciples of all nations—is an incredibly important responsibility that we should take seriously. However, it’s not an eternal activity; one day the mission of making disciples will end when Christ’s bride is made whole. But there is an eternal activity and priority that must also be a part of our lives…

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    Living the Eighth Day
    Beau Stanley—July 25

    By approaching our spheres of life as ministry contexts, we can have a deep and lasting impact for Christ on those we regularly see. What does this look like practically, though?

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    True Intimacy
    Zac Hess—July 23

    Every human being desires intimacy. Not only do we desire it, but we need it. There is something about life that is meant to be shared and experienced with other people.

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    The Eighth Day in Your Week
    Beau Stanley—July 21

    While we can’t add hours to the day, we can do the equivalent. In fact, we may be able to effectively add a day or more to our week just by shifting the way we look at a single concept: ministry.

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    Pray for France and Portugal
    Dustin Speaks—July 18

    This summer Grace Polaris Church sent short-term teams to France and Portugal to come alongside long-term missionaries that we support in those nations. Our teams have returned, but we must press on in prayer for the nations of France and Portugal!

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    Avoiding Autopilot
    Gary Webb—July 14

    In last Monday’s blog post, In Parenting, Relationship Brings Influence!, I shared a few ideas to help build a growing and healthy relationship with your child. Step 1 of that process is a crucial one.

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    Discerning the Heart of Love
    Mike Yoder—July 9

    We live in a world awash in fanciful ideas about love. Listen to any song, watch any movie, hear any pop star interview, and you will come away with a lot of tepid vapor about the meaning of love. We all want it, but it seems as if most people have no idea what they’re talking about.

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    In Parenting, Relationship Brings Influence!
    Gary Webb—July 7

    “With relationship comes influence.” That’s a pretty bold statement! However, our super-busy lives that are filled with running here and there constantly, it’s hard to build relationship.

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    How Can You Pray During the World Cup?
    Dustin Speaks—July 4

    Wins, losses, goals, and saves will all fade out of our memory, but people remain. With that in mind, how can we pray for people during this worldwide event?

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    A God Like Us
    Mike Yoder—July 2

    Can God really relate to me? Does He really know or care what I am going through?