If I were to ask you to recite the alphabet, while you may not sing the alphabet song (or Twinkle Twinkle Little Star), the tune very likely at least enters your head. It becomes nearly impossible to forget the alphabet once you’ve learned the tune. I’ve had discussions with others who think the idea of a clerk singing the alphabet song to themselves so they can find the “P” folder is silly.... Read More →
Acts, Volume 1 has demonstrated that Jesus is alive and active. He has empowered a people for himself, gathered them into intentional community, and sent them on mission to the ends of the earth. The first part of Act served as a unique chapter in the Grand Story of God’s Gospel spreading throughout the whole earth.... Read More →
By Joy LaPrade
I had never heard of Shopkins until Kathryn brought some home from school. They are tiny little plastic figurines, just the right size to fit in a 6-year-old’s hand. They seem to be random household objects with faces on them: a dress, a shoe, even a hot dog — complete with eyes and a mouth.... Read More →
This morning, Exodus Church began a new sermon series covering the book of Acts and we’re excited about the devotional guide we’ve created to go along with our study.
The Acts Devotional Guide is split into two volumes. Volume 1 covers the first half of the series from 9/13 through 12/20. Volume 1 is available now in print or electronic copy.... Read More →
“Who doesn’t like a good story? Stories have a way of drawing us into their world. They fill our minds with visions of courage, bravery, and heroism. We share the victories, feel the defeats, and rejoice in the resurgence of the hero. A good story envelops us so that we ultimately learn not just about the players in the story, but ourselves as well.... Read More →
by Aaron Wilson…
Can I be honest? Sometimes the Old Testament is just hard to read.
Take Judges 19 for example. This is where our church (which usually preaches through books of the Bible) happens to be this week.
I’m pretty sure our teaching pastor grimaced when he saw this chapter coming. Let me warn you, the story’s not pretty; it’s actually exceptionally racy and graphic.... Read More →