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Wilderness to Resurrection

- By Nathan Esser -

Jesus encounters temptation in the wilderness.  Aware of the physical and spiritual intensity that Jesus endures, the devil offers Jesus a swift remedy.  In exchange for his allegiance, the wilderness journey would end; his longing would be satisfied and he wouldn’t have to endure anymore suffering.

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A Reflection of Mark 1:13

- By Nathan Esser -

I often think that Jesus was tempted to turn his back on his own belovedness.  I imagine him spending those forty hard and lonely days struggling with the voice he heard at his baptism, telling him that he was chosen and loved.

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Anticipation

- By Nathan Esser -

These words reverberate the message shared by Isaiah 43.  In every season of life, there is a new thing that God is doing, if we will open our hearts and spirits to its unfolding.

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Arrival

- By Nathan Esser -

If we are intentional to seek Jesus throughout this season, we will discover a new dimension to our lives and faith – and all the more as we share in this commitment together!

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You are Loved

- By Nathan Esser -

Following Thanksgiving it doesn't seem to take very long for the arrival of Christmas morning.  As a child, I spent most Thanksgivings and a good chunk of Christmas vacation with my Mom's side of the family at my Grandparent's farm. I always cherished the time I spent on the farm. 

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Sculpting a Vision of Servant Leadership

- By Nathan Esser -

In short, the plan describes the “what” and the ministry teams describe the “how.” The overall strategic plan is wrapped with a church-wide emphasis on servant leadership. 

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