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Our Humble King

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In the second week of our Advent series, Julia Allan focuses on Luke 2:1-7 and the humble arrival of Jesus as a baby born to Joseph and Mary in the small town of Bethlehem. Our humble king isn’t born in a palace, but in alongside… Read More »Our Humble King

Sabbath Rest

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Mitch Young, a member of Garden City’s Servant’s Council, focuses on our need for sabbath and rest. As we move into the Advent season, posturing ourselves to experience Jesus in a new way in this season, we need to think differently about the pace of… Read More »Sabbath Rest

The Greatest Commandment

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In Mark 12:28-34 Jesus is confronted by a teacher of the law who asks Jesus, of the 613 laws and commands Jewish people were expected to keep, which law is the most important. Pastor Shaq Hager walks us through Jesus’ response and teaches us that… Read More »The Greatest Commandment

The Inclusive and Just Temple

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This, as we celebrated our one-year anniversary as a faith community, Pastor Dennis walked through Mark 11:11-17 (NIV). It’s the story of Jesus entering the temple in Jerusalem and turning over tables. But, this story isn’t really about Jesus confronting merchants for buying and selling… Read More »The Inclusive and Just Temple

Jesus and Bartimaeus

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Jesus and the disciples continue on the way to Jerusalem where Jesus encounters a blind man named Bartimaeus. Through this healing story Jesus continues to demonstrate to His followers the realities of spiritual blindness. This healing encounter is almost a plea from Jesus to His… Read More »Jesus and Bartimaeus

Wealth is a Liar

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Pastor Dennis Allan teaches through the story known as “The Rich Young Ruler,” as recorded in the Gospel of Mark. Jesus and His disciples are on their way to Jerusalem and Jesus is continuing to teach them the ways of the Kingdom. Jesus makes it… Read More »Wealth is a Liar

Jesus the Messiah

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This week Pastor Dennis Allan continues our study of the Gospel of Mark. In Mark 8:27-38 Jesus and the disciples are walking from village to village around Caesarea Philippi, a region known for its paganism and godlnessness, when Jesus asks the disciples, “Who do you… Read More »Jesus the Messiah

A Slow Healing

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This week, Carrie Buckner walks us through Mark 8:22-26. Here, Mark records the story of Jesus healing a blind man. But this healing is different than other healing stories. This one takes time. It’s a slow healing, a healing that at first glance it appears… Read More »A Slow Healing

Jesus and Our Hearts

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Pastor Dennis Allan walks us through Mark 7:1-23 where Jesus is confronted by a group of Pharisees seeking to undersratnd why He and His disciples don’t ahdere to the “tradition of the elders” when it comes to washing their hands before eating. Jesus replies with… Read More »Jesus and Our Hearts