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Simple Challenge. Much Fruit.

I have a challenge for you. (Although technically, a challenge should...ya know...challenge you, and this really won't. Anyone can do it. Read the 4-chapter book of 2 Timothy in one sitting.That's it.I may sound like a broken record since I encourage that at the end of almost every worship service, but there is a reason.The Word of God is powerful today and has been for c...

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Support our Rockland Students - King Soopers Card

If you would like to support our Rockland Students on their mission trips this summer, consider enrolling your King Soopers rewards card! When you set up your card and connect it to Rockland you will then send 5% of every dollar you normally spend on everyday items like groceries, gas, pharmacy, etc. towards Rockland Student Ministry! To set up your King Soopers Card: ...

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A Good Soldier of Christ

As we continue to go through Paul's second letter to Timothy and we talk about what it looks like to have unshakable faith in the midst of the storms, I'd like to take a step back and look at another major theme that runs throughout this letter. As I read 2 Timothy I always see Paul's focus on what it means to be "a good soldier ofChrist Jesus" (2:3).Right after a salutat...

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3 Simple Examples

I have the spiritual gift of making simple things really difficult. You're welcome. Let's try and reverse that, shall we? FollowingChrist is not meant to be complicated.Paul gives Timothy three simple, timeless examples of how to do that in 2 Timothy 2. Example #1: soldier 3Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.4No soldier gets entangled in civilian pur...

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Yes. You Matter.

I know it is difficult to be honest, but let's try for a moment. At some point, all of us have had a nagging question in the back of our mind: "Does my life even matter?" I assume you have wondered that.I have. Imagine the person whospends his entire life bettering society only to find out at the end that the needle was only moved a tiny bit. Or knowing that the next gene...

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The Best Book You've Never Read

I hear all the time from Christians how hard it is to be a believer in the times we now find ourselves. I am not disagreeing, but I am also wanting to keep perspective. Even when I was growing up (just a few short years ago since I am so very young), being a Christian was culturallynormal. In fact, in most churches and ministries where I served, wehad to fight something c...

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Those in philosophy, sociology, and academiaare uniformly fascinated by the answer to one question: "Who are we?" Why do all those differentgroups care to comprehendthis question of ouridentity?Simply put, if you do not know who you are, you have no idea what to do, who you are made to be, what is right and wrong, and what your role is in this big, crazy world. You will b...

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Rockland Fire Evacuation

When we go to church, a fire evacuation of our Church on Sunday morning is likely the farthest thing from most people's minds. Yet, it is something that the Security Committee has thought about and for which we have planned. The forty or so Security Team Observers and Ushers are being trained in our Evacuation Procedures. Our mission is to protect life and property and to ...

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Video Greetings, From Tanzania

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