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  • Hosted by the Austin Stone we are excited to share this upcoming event with you: “Engaging in radically ordinary hospitality means we provide the time necessary to build strong relationships with people who think differently than we do, as well as build strong relationships from within the family of God.” – Rosaria Butterfield One of…

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  • Rework Project is a local Non-Profit seeking to help those struggling with homelessness find a path to permanent housing through the dignity of work. They believe centering their community on faith, patience, grace and sacrifice helps provide individuals with an opportunity not simply to make a new product, but to make something new of themselves. Last Sunday…

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  • Why does Jesus give us his Spirit? At the end of each Gospel, Jesus gives the Church instructions for their Spirit-filled mission. Matthew, Mark, Luke & John each provide a different angle on the mission of his people.  We aren’t saved simply to gather; we‘re saved to “Go!” 

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  • We are very excited to announce that, starting Feb. 27th, we will have our first Quarterly Night of Worship & Prayer.  The goal of our Nights of Worship & Prayer is to create a space where our whole church can come together for a time of reflection, worship, and prayer. We will reflect on what…

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  • When I’m really anticipating a movie release, I get online and do some research on the director, actors, and plot. I try to avoid spoilers, but get enough basic knowledge so I can appreciate the film more when I see it. In a similar way, people who read the sermon text in advance often get…

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  • The Church is in desperate need of a reviving work of the Spirit. Without the Spirit we will not be fervent in prayer, holy in action, or bold in mission. Apart from engagement with the Spirit, we drift to information, chase experience, or ride the waves of emotion. Instead, the Spirit wants to center us in…

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  • In 2018, our church asked God for more. More of Christ, more of his mission, and a more robust church. We were challenged, through the faith of Joshua, to attempt things that require prayer. Many of us responded by filling out a card, writing down what we would attempt in 2018 that required prayer. What…

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  • There will be no Sunday gathering this coming Sunday (December 30th). Take this time to enjoy your family, friends, and sabbath by reflecting on all God has done this year.

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  • Evangelicals in Slovakia amount to less than 1% of the country, no more than 6,000 in a population of 5.5 million. Slovakia is facing an evangelistic crisis. Very, very few people are able to write the kind of books to help meet this great need. Slovak church leaders have invited City Life Church to partner with ReFormatio imprint (View this…

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  • During the 2018 Mens Retreat we considered what it looks like to grow into a godlier version of ourselves. Consider how you can take the next step with each of these five marks of maturity. 1. Lead Yourself  A mature man is someone who first leads himself. He takes responsibility for his own faith and directs…

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  • Think of some of your favorite music, a party or workout playlist. What’s the playlist for? To get ready to celebrate, to prepare to party. In fact, listening to the playlist in advance, as we move around the room to our favorite beats, is a way to start the party early. Advent is a season, not just…

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  • Dr. John Perkins is an eighty-seven year old marvel. He’s the kind of person many men and women aspire to be. Fueled by conviction over the gospel, he has dedicated himself to a lifetime of messy, faithful, Christ-centered racial reconciliation. In his final book, One Blood, Dr. Perkins gives the Church a bold exhortation to…

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