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Confessions of a Contented Pastor's Wife

October 3, 2018 | Leslie Colaw

I don’t know if you’ve ever read any of those articles about how it’s hard to be a pastor’s wife. Usually the list of difficulties are things like the unrealistic expectations of others, not getting enough time with...

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The Hidden Work of God

September 24, 2018 | Leslie Colaw

The older I get the more I realize life isn’t simple, how sometimes there are just no easy answers to be found.  Even when the answer is clear, it doesn’t mean it’s easy, and sometimes the road ahead can seem really...

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You are not in a discipleship group. You are just hanging out with friends.

August 22, 2018 | Pastor Mike Colaw

No, you are not in a discipleship group. You are just hanging out with friends. If you pressed me to to pin down a way to measure whether your Christian small group (d-group, huddle, outpost, home group, cell group or whatever your church calls...

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Bridging the Generational Divide

July 28, 2018 | Pastor Mike Colaw

Leading people from different generations can be really difficult. Christianity Today talks about generational differences and the subsequent conflict as one of the primary reasons for division in the church, and this tension is...

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Modernity Is Dead.

June 4, 2018 | Pastor Mike Colaw

The stories we tell ourselves shape us in big ways: I am ugly. No one loves me. I have been mistreated. I deserve what was given to another. There are countless little stories we tell ourselves. These little stories usually happen in our head...

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