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Why Groups?

Hey Community Bible family, Pastor Josh here with the blog for this week. I want to discuss the value of Groups ministry at Community Bible. Groups is one part of the threefold discipleship strategy here, which also includes corporate gatherings and mission. When we...

The Bow Points Heavenward

What were among the first bible stories you ever learned? Some of my first stories were God’s creation (Genesis 1-3)Joshua and the battle of Jericho (Joshua 5-6)David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17)The fiery furnace (Daniel 3)Daniel and the Lion’s Den (Daniel 6)Jonah and...

Fear or Faith? It’s a Choice

Have you ever noticed that when the phrase “fear not” is used in the bible it is almost always used when fear is a normal human response to a given situation? For example, in Genesis 50 we see Joseph’s brother’s cowering in fear before him. Their dad had died, and...

Simple Questions

Simple things are not always what they appear. A  shared piece of fruit; rebellion. Bread and table wine; redemption. A lamb becomes majestic. Parables of the mundane instruct a child and marvel a theologian. Complexity and simplicity from the Creator of galaxies...

A Letter to One Whose Name Is Bitter

Dear Mara, May I ask about your name? Mara. Bitter. You weren’t born with it, I know. You don’t have to choose to live with it. And you certainly don’t want to die with it. What rogue seed ground its way into the soil of your life? Do you remember?Words that punched...

Isolation and Spiritual Warfare

Have you ever watched those National Geographic shows where a lion, cheetah or wolf, etc. are chasing a herd of quarry? What are they focused on? Is the herd, as a whole, in their view? Na. Nope. Nada. They are looking for that one animal that for whatever reason gets...

Meal Trains

I have mixed feelings about Meal Trains.  In recent weeks, I have had the privilege of setting up two, separate meal trains for women in my life who were facing seriously challenging situations.  To set up the Meal Train was {for me} quite simple- create the...

It’s OUR Fight

On May 25, Minneapolis police officers arrested George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, after a deli employee called 911, accusing him of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. Seventeen minutes after the first squad car arrived at the scene, Mr. Floyd was...

A prayer for these days:

Our Father, you are seated now as you were those thousands of years ago when you peeled back the curtain to give your servant Isaiah a glimpse of you.  Your Son is seated at your right hand, reigning, ruling, holding all things together by the word of his...

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