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This year, we’ve significantly improved our space at Madison Church (Near East) in our ongoing efforts to make our gathering meaningful and engaging for all who participate. From new chairs to the drapes behind our stage area and even better lighting, these changes were made to create an environment that makes people feel more likely...
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What do you do when you need directions to Madison Church or a recipe for a delicious lasagna? What about when you’re dealing with anxiety or depression? Whether it’s something practical like finding directions or something more serious like managing depression, our first instinct is often to turn to a search engine. We “Google” it...
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By Jason Webb In a quiet office, a man sits alone, reflecting on his remarkably successful year. He has swiftly ascended the corporate ladder, earning the reputation of the company’s golden boy. The next logical step is the CEO position, and his bank account reflects the substantial wealth he has amassed at such a young...
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By Sarah Hanson Do you follow Stephen on social media or just pretend to? He recently shared a humblebrag about his accomplishments, and it got me thinking. When my husband Chris and I bought our first house, it was a challenge. The real estate market was difficult, and we had the added challenge of finding...
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I want to give, but my spouse or partner doesn’t… What do I do? This is a really great question because of how relevant it is. There are people worldwide who practice Christianity and follow Jesus, but the other person in the relationship doesn’t. That can work out for a while, but when it comes...
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The Day Before the First Easter I want to talk to you about the time before there was Easter. The day before the first Easter was a day before there were any Christians. It was a day before churches. The Bible didn’t exist yet. There was no reason to celebrate that first Easter Sunday, which...
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by Jason Webb I love movies, and the best movies are the ones that have great villains. How many of you have seen all the Harry Potter movies? Do you ever think about the personification of evil? It’s in Lord Voldemort. And when he kills Harry, you think evil has won. Thankfully, you and I...
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How many of you love being wrong? None of us genuinely enjoy admitting when we’ve blown it. We’d instead make excuses and point the finger at someone else than admit we messed up. There’s a lot of shame when acknowledging that we’re wrong. This stunts our spiritual growth and connection with God. We’re in the...
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by Jacob Musselman Prayer Is An Ongoing Conversation Stephen and I have been friends for over a decade, but we can count on two hands the number of times we have seen each other face-to-face. Most of you don’t know me, but I know you because Stephen talks about you, loves you, and cares for...
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Give Us Today The Food We Need Have you ever walked up to a restaurant, checked the menu posted outside, and quickly realized that the restaurant was not for you? Not because you didn’t like the food they offered, but because it was out of your price range? I have learned that if the restaurant...
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