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The Good News About God’s Wrath

By Blake Zimmerman   If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times: “Why does Jesus seem nicer than the God of the Old Testament?” Have you heard this before? Or maybe said it yourself? When I get asked that question, I typically respond by pointing out that the God we read about…

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St George and the Dragon, c. 1502

The Lamb and the Dragon: Revelation’s Plot & Main Characters

By Blake Zimmerman Warning: This blog is a deep dive and not for the faint of heart. We’re going to talk about Genesis, the beasts, Babylon, Frozen, and the new creation. Are you ready? Here we go. In the last post, we explored the nature of Revelation as the conclusion to the grand drama of the…

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The Number One Key to Reading Revelation

By Blake Zimmerman   I remember the first time I ever talked to a software developer about their day-to-day job. I remember it because I didn’t understand any of the words that came out of their mouth. Have you ever had an experience like that with someone? It typically happens when we talk to people…

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Conquering Lies With Truth

Did you know you have over 6,000 thoughts a day? (healthline.com). Your mind is constantly interpreting the world around you and within you in search of truth. To illustrate, Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “A man is what he thinks about all day long.” In short, your thoughts construct the reality you live in. So that…

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The Call to Compassion

There is no life of following Jesus that exists apart from good works. Good works are acts of service, compassion, generosity, kindness, and mercy. Ephesians 2:8 says, For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God. God saved you through the sacrifice…

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How to Honor God With Your Money

Our culture has lost its sense of honor. You see it in the cynicism and sarcasm that tears down everything without limit. You see it in the way that people talk to each other. We live in a culture of dishonor. But honor is a big deal to God, so it should be a big…

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God and Money: An Interview with Kyle Hill

Kyle Hill graduated from Northeastern State University with an accounting degree in 1992. After college, he spent 28 years in the oil and gas sector, the last 15 of which were in private equity funded exploration and production companies. He and his wife Lanie are an integral part of our Church on the Move family.…

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Stewardship: Your God-Given Role

Stewardship is a responsibility God gave humanity from the very beginning of creation. In Genesis 1 & 2, God makes your role clear: “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing…

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Money: Trusting God In Need and Abundance

Trusting God with your money is not easy, but it is necessary. Let's be honest, there are things in life that are easier to trust God with than others. Like you probably don’t sit awake at night and worry about if the sun will come up in the morning. But what about the hard stuff?…

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Four Simple Ways to Invite Someone to Church

When you’ve been transformed by meeting the Real Jesus, you feel the urge to invite others to experience that same life change. Knowing Jesus has transformed our lives, so the goal of our worship services, from our kids’ environments on up, is to help people know that same love. People are much more likely to…

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