Immanuel: Teaching Us What Humility Means

Isaiah prophesied of the coming Christ child and named him Immanuel – God with us. Captured in this announcement is the humility of God. This attribute is knit into the character of God, and by his example at Christmas, we learn what humility means and are taught how to humble…

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Community & Vulnerability Podcast Episodes

Community has become a popular ideal. A reaction, no doubt, to the ill-effect of our increasingly independent lives. Clubs, groups, associations, and fellowships offer much needed connection and identification for people feeling more and more alone. How is the Christian community unique in providing the connection we fundamentally need? In…

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Spiritual Disciplines Sunday School Lessons

Spiritual disciplines are meant to help us grow in godliness. In these Sunday School lessons, students will learn a greater understanding of what spiritual disciplines are, the hope for growth that they contain, and most of all, a more fervent desire to pursue God. Students will be encouraged and learn…

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Labeled Podcast Episode

The words we use matter: alcoholic, depressed, narcissist, bipolar – these are all examples of labels we use to describe people. Labels stick – for good or bad. In this episode of Breaking Bread, Ted Witzig Jr. helps straighten us out with what sometimes turns into adult name-calling. There is…

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The Prince of Peace

Isaiah 9:6, “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” The world is crying out for peace. Everywhere around…

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Navigating Holiday Emotions

Holidays and emotions seem to go together. There can be great joy in the holiday season as intentional time is made to pause, reflect, and gather as families. Yet for many, the holidays can bring in a new level of anxiety, loneliness, and mixed emotions. Perhaps there has been strain…

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