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Tetelestai: A Short Story

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Passion Week Thoughts: The Cross, the Tomb, and the Throne

There’s no doubt that the cross is the centerpiece of God’s glory. Because of the crucifixion, sin can’t condemn us! Romans 8:1 confirms that “there is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 5:2 shouts, “Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, […]

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Q Zone: Why Did God Require Jesus’ Death?

Many often wonder, usually under our breath, why God required the death of his Son to atone for sin. We think to ourselves, “Surely there was an ‘easier’ way, wasn’t there? After all, he’s God, right? Why couldn’t he just accomplish the same result in a different manner?” Take a look for some insight on that […]

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Holy Week Q and A

Though we didn’t “officially” take questions last Sunday, a couple were still texted to us. So here’s some insight, with help on one from my friend and fellow pastor at FFC, Carlos Jerez. Q: Was the temple damaged at his death as well, or just the veil torn? A: There is no indication that the Temple […]

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Sunday Rewind: Maintaining Momentum

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The Gift of Simplicity

Smartphones, with all their flash, features, and advantages, have created dumb people. Yep, I’m one. It seems I have become so dependent on these devices to remember my details that I sometimes can’t even recall my parent’s home phone number. See what I mean? A smart phone attached to an increasingly dumbed-down man (and a […]

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