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Finding Strength and Support in ScriptureAugust 16 , 2019

Faith and Chronic Pain or Illness

God's Word provides strength and support for those who live with chronic pain or illness and advice for those who want to love and support them.

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Finding Strength and Support in ScriptureAugust 9 , 2019

Faith and Anxiety

Whether anxiety affects your daily life in small ways or big ways, discover how the Bible speaks to our experiences with anxiety and supports us with God’s peace.

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Finding Strength and Support in ScriptureAugust 2 , 2019

Faith and Depression

Whether we experience depression ourselves or we long to offer comfort to someone living with depression, scripture offers us models for supporting and encouraging faith when all hope seems lost.

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Recent Series

July 26, 2019 – August 16, 2019

Finding Strength and Support in Scripture

It’s very tempting to think of our physical nature as separate from our spiritual nature. But the reality is, God created us as whole beings. Anything we face mentally, physically, or emotionally also impacts our faith. In this Groundwork series, we’ll consider four very painful, often debilitating mental and physical conditions that, sooner or later, we will all deal with inside our church communities and families. Together, we’ll seek comforting guidance from Scripture to help all of us cope when we or the people we love face the reality of living with conditions like dementia, depression, anxiety, and chronic pain or illness.

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June 14, 2019 – July 19, 2019

The Gospel of Mark

The shortest gospel of the New Testament, the Gospel of Mark contains an imperative, urgent message for its readers: Jesus Christ is the Son of God, the Messiah. The writer, John Mark, employs unique literary structure, recurring themes, and dramatic style to drive our focus to recognize Jesus’ true identity and to correct our human understanding of what he came to do. In this Groundwork series, we’ll study the ministry and teaching of Jesus as told in the Gospel of Mark. Together we’ll explore its distinctive features to help us grasp the radical truth of Mark’s message and we’ll discuss the implications its abrupt and unexpected ending has for our lives.

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May 24, 2019 – June 7, 2019

2 Thessalonians

The Apostle Paul wrote two letters to the Christians of Thessalonica. The first letter taught them what it meant to live as Christians and addressed some of their ethical questions. Some time after, he followed up with a second letter to encourage the Thessalonians in their faith and clarify his teaching about Christ’s return. In this Groundwork series, we’ll study 2 Thessalonians to receive encouragement for our own faith and spiritual growth, to gain a better understanding of the events surrounding Christ’s return, and to gain wisdom for living spiritually in our daily lives.

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