Change?

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” ~ Woodrow Wilson “Making a big life change is scary. But, know what’s scarier? Regret. ~ Unknown Question: How many Church of God pastors does it take to change a light bulb?Answer: Change? Change is difficult. We all know this. I heard a sermon where the preacher said that being …

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Resurrection Power

Over the past several years movies dramatizing Biblical events have been produced by both Hollywood and television studios. Exodus: Gods and Kings, Noah, Son of God, and AD: The Bible Continues are just a few. There have been a number of Christian-themed movies produced recently as well. Hollywood has finally become wise to the huge population of movie-goers who desire …

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The Season of Lent

I am writing this on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. According to the church calendar today is Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of the season called Lent. For those of us who have a High-Church background we are very familiar with Lent. However, many within the Evangelical church do not have a clear understanding on what, exactly, this season means, why …

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Civil Discourse

Civil Adjective 1. Of, relating to, or befitting a citizen or citizen 2. Sufficiently observing or befitting accepted social usages; polite Discourse Noun 1. Verbal expression in speech or writing 2. Verbal exchange or conversation Civil Discourse Noun 1. An engagement in conversation intended to enhance understanding. 2. A polite verbal exchange or conversation     Perhaps you have not …

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The Church

The focus of our sermons for 2018 has been on the church. When I say, “The church”, I am referring to the Body of Christ — the fellowship of every blood-washed, Spirit-filled, born-again believer. Included in that, of course, is HCOG. We began the year by finishing up our Read-Through-The-Bible-In-A-Year sermon series with eight messages focusing on Jesus’ letters to …

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