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True Confessions

True Confessions: Part 1

True Confessions: Part 1 • July 21, 2019 • Pastor Joe

Neither my sexuality nor my orientation is primary in my sense of self. Or if you struggle with infertility, you’re not less because you cannot become pregnant. Empty-nested or retired, your life doesn’t become empty or meaningless. And if you’re bed-ridden, you do not lose your purpose. We believe, teach and confess something more foundational than any other criteria for life.

True Confessions: Part 2

True Confessions: Part 2 • July 28, 2019 • Pastor Joe

I believe in God’s humiliation. I also believe Jesus went to hell, but that was something totally different. Where do we get these ideas? What difference do they make in my workaday world? We believe, teach, and confess that the devil is ugly as sin ‘cause Jesus beat him with a big stick. The Bible tells me so.

True Confessions: Part 3

True Confessions: Part 3 • August 4, 2019 • Dan Kennedy

Have you ever been “in love”? How about “in despair”? Do these expressions give us any idea of what the Bible means when it says that we are “in Christ”? When you are baptized “in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,” you are forgiven and much more!

True Confessions: Part 4

True Confessions: Part 4 • August 11, 2019 • Pastor Joe

What do you feel when I tell you, “You need commitment”? Do you feel I’m demanding more commitment FROM YOU or recommending someone be more committed TO YOU. If you struggle with being overcommitted or could use more commitment, then this message is for you.

True Confessions: Part 5

True Confessions: Part 5 • August 18, 2019 • Derek Broten

What happens when we die? Many books and movies describe NDE: Near Death Experiences. Light at the end of a tunnel. Outer body experiences staring down as doctors seek to save your life. Warm welcomes from loved ones in heaven. What are we to make of it all?