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Archive for July, 2017

Celebrate

Do you stop to celebrate? It’s awfully hard to do in this fast-paced world. Because when you stop, you miss out. But there are some things for which we should stop. I think celebrating is one of them. The word most often associated with celebration in the New Testament is usually translated in the King James Version as “rejoice” or “be merry.” It carries with it the emotion of delight and gladness. This concept of celebrating good things is not lost in the Old Testament either....

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Improving Your Serve

I’m not sure if you follow tennis, but the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, Wimbledon, just wrapped up its championship rounds last weekend, with Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza taking the men’s and women’s singles championships, respectively. You might be amazed that over the course of the event 493,000 people attend, 30,000 pizzas are served, 50,000 plants are on display, and that players have to follow an “almost entirely in white rule” in regard...

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Rhythms

While our Lead Pastor, Tim McCoy, is out on study break, our blog posts will be written by our Executive Pastor, Andy Johnson. Rhythms are part of the nature of life and take a host of forms. The drummer’s beat influences the pace of the song. The runner’s stride dictates the outcome of the race. The choice of classes indicate how long a degree will take. And seasonal and long-term commitments direct the affairs of our lives. Many of us have been in a “summer rhythm.” School...

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Is it really possible?

Some say that it’s just not possible.  It’s just not going to happen anymore. They say that contemporary Christ-followers lack the focus, the discipline, and the appetite of those who have gone before them. They say that modern evangelicals no longer are willing to read, understand, and apply the longer books of Scripture in the Old Testament. Well, I believe they are mistaken. I think better of the believers who call Ingleside home. That’s why this summer hundreds of...

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