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  • The historic “Confession & Assurance of Faith” is also part of our Sunday liturgy. The call to confess our sin is an invitation to receive God’s forgiving grace and commune with him (Proverbs 28:13; Psalm 32:5; James 4:8)! It is something we’re commanded to do before a holy and loving God and with one another…

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  • I’m a planner. I love a good plan. Plans put me at ease and help me feel confident about moving forward. But, if you are like me, in the last 5 months you have wondered if there is even a point in planning anything anymore. Have you found yourself scrambling at times to manage the…

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  • Sundays can be a blur for me. Most mornings I wake up early, get out the door to join my church family, and in the blink of an eye it’s 8PM. With all the moving parts on a Sunday morning: getting everyone dressed, fed, and out the door to gather with the church, it’s easy…

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  • In my devotional reading a few days ago, I came across the following quote from the British preacher Charles Spurgeon: “[T]his is the reason why he bringeth his people ofttimes into straits and difficulties, that, being made conscious of their own folly and weakness, they may be fitted to behold the majesty of God when…

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  • We’re so excited to finally share this collection of songs that we’ve been working on for our church. We pray that you are encouraged and exhorted by this project as much as we were making it. Join us this Thursday night, July 30th, at 7:30 on youtube for a live premier of the full EP…

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  • C.S. Lewis once wrote, “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pain: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” God wants to rouse, not just the world but the church, our church. What is he saying through our pain? No doubt, many things including a more just, less busy society, but he’s also…

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  • The headlines this past week exposed, yet again, the deep-seated, enduring racism in our country. Anger-fueled riots left cities in smoldering ruins. What resources do we recommend? How can we respond? Messages Each of these messages contain theological reasoning, apologetic work, and steps for action. Gospel Works in Controversial Times (Jonathan Dodson) What about Racism?…

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  • Video Transcript: Hey City Life Church, the elders have been discussing, praying, and asking for your feedback on our plan to gather again in person. We deeply miss worshipping together, praying with you, even sharing meals in person. We feel the limitations of our virtual connections. However, we want to be prudent when deciding on…

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  • As many of you know, City Life Church partners with several churches and ministries around the world through our Global Cities partnerships. At the end of 2019 we added our newest global partner; Resource Global in Kuala Lumpur, and raised over $22,000 to support their work this year. Read their SPRING 2020 UPDATE and join…

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  • Meeting Online Online Gathering Page How we are Gathering Online Best Practices for Online Meetings and Gatherings Why Do We Observe Communion? What is a Catechism? Benevolence Make a Benevolence Fund Request Give to the Benevolence Fund (Through the Online Gathering Page) Prayer Partner in Prayer with Us City Groups Connect with a City Group…

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  • Headlines often disparage Christians, sometimes for good reason. What kind of headlines should we make? It can be tempting to fear economic collapse, point fingers at politicians, or judge others who fail to respond to the pandemic as we do. However, the Church should stick out as: lovers of the good (1:8), models of the…

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  • In a season that can sometimes feel very dark, many of us have still been able to see evidence of God’s grace amidst the chaos. At City Life, we want to be able to hear and share the stories of how God has remained faithful — bringing hope and encouragement even in the midst of…

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