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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.

Recognizing Hidden Pride

One of our greatest challenges in growing in Christlike character is overcoming our enormous sense of pride. Before you balk at this statement, thinking, I’m not pompous. I don’t put on airs. I don’t possess things or accomplishments that others...

Grace and Peace

Paul begins most of his epistles—his letters to the churches he founded around Asia Minor—with this greeting, “Grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” It’s always the same two words—grace and peace. What’s so important about these two words? Why not a blessing of love and patience instead? Or kindness and perseverance?

What’s so special about grace and peace?