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Continue strengthening the roots of your faith even after Alpha.

Welcome!

We’re so glad you’re here. Whether you’re just beginning to explore who God is, or you’ve recently come to a fresh and deeper faith in Jesus, or you’ve been faithfully growing in your relationship with Jesus for decades, we trust you will find words of spiritual refreshment on these pages. From the opening chapters of Genesis, where God initiated deep, personal interaction with humankind, to the incarnation of the God-man, Jesus, one thing has been clear. God desires intimate fellowship with everyone who bears his image.

Wherever you are on your faith journey today, we hope these posts will remind you of these encouraging truths. God loves you. God is for you. God will never forsake those who call on his name, because he is faithful and true. May God fill you with his peace today.

What Do I Do with My Anger?

You don’t have to read many news headlines or scroll very long through social media to realize we have become a very angry nation. Added to the usual arguments over politics, religion, and relationships are disagreements over how we should live...

Finding Forgiveness at Advent and Always

A quick Google search on “how many times will God forgive me” yields over 115 million hits in one second. Clearly, we have questions about God’s capacity to forgive. When our life seems shot-through with poor decisions or layered with one...

Cultivating a More Grateful Heart

“If the forgiveness is minimal, the gratitude is minimal.” I stopped in my tracks when I read these words, spoken by Jesus while defending the lavishly intimate actions of an impure woman. I’ve been thinking about gratitude lately and have...