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Afterward

I was richly blessed and helped by this chapter from the book “SILENT TIMES: A BOOK TO HELP IN READING THE BIBLE INTO LIFE.” BY THE REV. J. R. MILLER, D. D., If you have gone through hard things, I believe it will help you too. Love you, Pastor Joe CHAPTER VIII. “AFTERWARD.” “Let us…

Longest Night Service

Hello everyone,We at One Hope invite you to a Longest Night Service on Monday, December 21st that will also be open to the wider Rose Bowl neighborhood. The Longest Night service is a Christian tradition in the West that honors those who are grieving losses and allows us to grieve alongside them. It is traditionally…

Teach the truth of God’s Word: Get it right – Live it out – Love the people: What the Bible teaches about sermon preparation and how I have tried to practice it

Teach the truth of God’s Word: Get it right – Live it out Love the peopleWhat the Bible teaches about sermon preparation and how I have tried to practice it Sermon preparation and preaching is far from the only thing I do as a pastor, but it’s an important part of my role in shepherding.…

Sunday night bonus discussion

Dear Springs of Grace Church Family, Sunday night following the evening book clubs we will have another optional discussion time (We plan to do these once a month where we will try to learn to talk about important and challenging topics in ways that are for each other and value each other as fellow children of God). This…

Mother’s Day

Dear Church Family,This coming Sunday is Mother’s Day. We will take a moment during our service to celebrate mothers, but we also want to recognize mothers who have lost children and children who have lost mothers.We will be placing flowers on stage in honor of those in our church family who will be grieving this…

Exciting Times at Springs

Dear Church Family and Friends of Springs of Grace, Grace and peace from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Over the past few years, I have enjoyed and benefited from the preaching of Mika Edmondson, pastor of New Cities Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Each week, Mika begins his sermon by enthusiastically asking: “New Cities,…

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