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Rockland: 2 Things I'm Pumped About RIGHT NOW!

Two things that I am pumped about today:First of all, I have the all-clear from the doctor and can't wait to be back with you this Sunday! Second, this week we are kicking off a series in the Gospel of Luke that I have been looking forward to for quite some time. I have been studying Luke intently for several months now and can't WAIT to talk through it together. -----...

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Sunday Notes for Rockland!

Worshiping in-person this weekend? ClickHEREto let us know you are coming!Joining us online?Click below to watch on Facebook, YouTube or directly through www.Rockland.church at 9:30 and 11:00 WHAT YOU NEED TOKNOW THIS WEEK! -Dollar Bill Program for MissionPartnersEvery month we have a new partner that we highlight and every dollar bill that goes into the offering bo...

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I Am What I Am?

John Newton (1725-1807),most famous for writing "Amazing Grace", was once a captain of slave ships until he became an abolitionist. A few years before hedied, he and a friend were sitting down together at breakfast as they frequently did. The two of them had acustom of reading from the Bible after they ate. This particular time was at a point in Newton's life where his ...

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What is "Stewardship", Anyway? (VIDEO)

What is "stewardship" and what does it meanfor you and your family? Pastor David gives a succinct, biblical summary of stewardshipin theten-minute video (below). Check it out! This is the time of year when we ask all those who consider Rockland"home" toprayerfully consider their financialsupport of Rockland for the coming year. The way our staff and eldersdiscern what God...

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Show Me Who You Are

Have you ever met someone who tells you they are a Christian and you surprised? I have. It quickly becomes a combination of disappointment, anger and awkwardness. Christians are called to demonstrate the love of Christ by what we do. The famous artist, Paul Gustave Dore was once traveling between European countriesand he lost his passport. (Passports wererequired to be s...

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The History of Marriage and Why it Matters

Interested in the early Church fathers' view of marriage? If you read that headerand you are still reading then like me you are someone who iscurious about how people in history viewed things. Chances are like me you have this idea in your head that when we look at people who are closer in time to the writings of the Bible and we look at their interpretation of those ...

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Your Marriage Questions, Answered: Parents Edition

Interview (Part 3) for Parents with Kids by Pastor Jim with Marriage Counselor, Sean Taylor Here is part 3 of our interview series with Sean Taylor, a marriage counselor and co-founder of Cornerstone Christian Counseling! This is the third installment ofanswers to questions from YOU, the Rockland congregation, about marriage. This video is specifically answering quest...

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Your Questions, Answered, pt 2! (VIDEO)

Interview (PART 2) by Pastor Jim with Marriage Counselor, Sean Taylor HUGE thanks AGAIN toSean Taylor, a marriage counselor and co-founder of Cornerstone Christian Counseling for being willing to sit down and do this video interview! This is the second installment ofanswers to questions from YOU, the Rockland congregation, about marriage.Questions include: What do w...

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Your Questions, Answered! (VIDEO)

Interview by Pastor Jim with Marriage Counselor, Sean Taylor HUGE thanks to Sean Taylor, a marriage counselor and co-founder of Cornerstone Christian Counseling for being willing to sit down and do this video interview! This is the first batch of answers to questions from YOU, the Rockland congregation, about marriage.Questions include: What effects have you seen t...

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The Greatest Commandment...of Marriage

This Sunday, we are kicking off this series on marriage. (Plenty of room at two of the services! Go to our website to register or watch online.) Where do we begin with such a complex topic? We should probably address our biases first. Pastor Tim Keller says in "The Meaning of Marriage": "It is hard to get a good perspective on marriage. We all see it through the inevit...

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