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5 Ways to Thrive in a Transient Church - by Jamie Dunlop.

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An article written By Jamie Dunlop, an associate Pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church, on thriving in a transient church much like ours at NLC. ...

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Why a Sermon Series on Hypocrisy?

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When we purpose to devote our lives to God’s glory, we cannot possibly seek our own glory. It is impossible to live hypocritically when you take God seriously. Living for God’s glory eliminates the possibility of hypocrisy....

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Meaningful Home Groups

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The end of the Summer holidays means the relaunch of our Home Groups. I want to use this brief article to encourage each member of New Life Church to connect with one of these Groups, for God's glory and your joy!...

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Why Celebrate Church Anniversaries?

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Our 10th anniversary is NOT about us, but rather about the One who daily frees us from sin and death, who binds us together as a diverse yet unified body, and who calls us forward into new life and service for others--Jesus, the Crucified and Risen Christ....

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Rain

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Any Christians who sucks in the air of the world, will not be able to drink the water of heaven. Eventually your motor will burn up because we were made to pump the water of God not the air of the world....

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Lessons from The Reformation.

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Today the 31st October 2018, we celebrate 501 years of the Reformation. We celebrate the fact that the biblical gospel was recovered from the dark ages, through the faithful study of God’s word and the careful exegesis of scripture. The greatest lesson of the Reformation is that the church of Jesus Christ must be the Scripture-driven church, with the Word of God at the ...

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Martin Luther - The Reformation

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While the foundations of Christianity (including the biblical gospel), were being threatened, God raised up Martin Luther and others, to preserve the truth of the Christian religion....

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The Ugliness of Sin

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Whenever we sin, we join those who call the cross foolishness, and insult the suffering and death of Christ. The aim of the cross is victory over our sin and the purity of the Church. ...

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Technology & the Glory of God.

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One of the greatest daily challenges a Christian faces in the modern world is to think clearly about his or her use of any technology. Does it help you achieve good ends in your heavenly calling and service to Christ, or is it an avenue of distraction and temptation? ...

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Obedient Discipleship - by Cole Daum & Gareth Franks

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Discipleship is not merely about accountability and behaviour modification. Jesus tells us to make disciples by teaching people to obey, but they cannot obey what they haven’t been taught...

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