Service Times

Join us this Sunday, June 26 at Ensley (9 or 10:50am), Northview (9am only) or Rockford (9 or 10:50am), or watch online!
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FROM STRIVING TO RESTING

Do you feel tired or burned out from striving to reach your goals or to please other people? Striving to perform may come from external pressure, but foundationally it comes from something internal. Striving may be tied to…

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FROM FORSAKEN TO BELOVED

We all have longings for acceptance and love from those who are influential in our lives. We were designed by God for flourishing relationships in which we are enriched and where we enrich others. But because of the Fall…

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FROM GUILTY TO FORGIVEN

Have you ever felt guilty? Modern Psychology tells us that guilt, first and foremost, is a feeling people have after doing something wrong, intentionally or accidentally, or after not doing something they should have done. The Bible teaches…

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FROM OVERLOOKED TO VALUED

Have you ever felt overlooked, ignored or invisible to others? Chances are high you have. Feeling “overlooked” is an insidious emotion; whether it’s feeling ignored by someone in particular, or by people in general…

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FROM REJECTED TO ACCEPTED

All of us have experienced rejection; none of us want it.  Our experiences of rejection may have come from our family of origin, from parental rejection or emotional neglect, from sibling rivalry…

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LOVED AND ENOUGH

Do you ever feel unloved in your family or group of friends? Maybe you have experienced a critical or shaming parent, sibling, teacher or friend…

All day long we are in a constant dialogue with ourselves. Researchers estimate our self-talk ranges from 300 to 4000 words per minute, with 70-80 percent of it being negative…

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WHOLE

When God created the heavens and the earth, He called everything, “very good.” But when humanity disobeyed God in the garden…

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CHERISHED

Am I wanted? Do I have value? Does anyone truly love or respect me? Many of us have asked these painful questions. We may ask them even when we have friends…

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FULL

Solomon wrote: “I have seen everything that is done under the sun…all is vanity…striving after wind.” Our eyes never tire of seeing new things; our imaginations never tire of dreaming thoughts…

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JOY

Depression affects more and more people in our culture every day. There are many different types of depression. Events in your life cause some, and chemical changes in your brain cause others. In an effort to…

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