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Sunday Worship Services
10:30am – Morning Worship
5:30pm – Evening Worship
(at St. Paul's Lutheran,
604 Pitt St. Mt. Pleasant)
Church Address
Moultrie Middle School
645 Coleman Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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Archives for July 2014

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Clemson & the Love of God

Clemson the Love of God On Monday, after dropping off our oldest at Camp Ridgehaven in the highlands of North Carolina, we decided to visit my alma mater, Clemson University ('93). It had been almost 15 years since our last visit. So much has changed. The campus has undergone massive improvements. Beautiful new buildings, squares, plazas, and memorials are at every turn....

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Press On, Christ Church, Press On!

Dear Members of Christ Church, A little over a month ago we joyfully celebrated our one year anniversary as a church plant. On that joyful occasion we reflected upon God's faithfulness to us, and the tremendous opportunity that our Heavenly Father has given us to establish a biblically healthy congregation that glorifies God, loves one another, and possess a heart for unc...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: July 13

Sunday, July 13, 2014: AMLuke 7:18-35 1) Why did John send his disciples to Jesus? What was significant about their question?2) Pastor Jon mentioned that John the Baptist had an "over-realized eschatology." What did he mean by this?3) How did Jesus respond to John's disciples? What did Jesus mean by his answer?4) Why did Jesus teach that the person who was "least in the K...

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The Intentional Christian Marriage, Part II

Members of Christ Church, the question was asked in last week's pastoral letter, "Is your marriage intentionally Christian?" Do you, as a couple, seek to cultivate a God-centered, Christ-dependent, Scripture-saturated perspective in your relationship? The first thing I mentioned as axiomatic to an intentional Christian marriage is the need to study, contemplate, and discus...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: July 6

Sunday, July 6, 2014: AMLuke 7:11-17 1) Why was this funeral particularly tragic?2) What is the connection between sin and death?3) Why is there a "second death," that is, Hell? What is the connection between God's character and eternal punishment? How does that connection help explain the Gospel?4) How do we see Jesus' compassion here? What does it mean that Jesus has a ...

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The Intentional Christian Marriage, Part I

Is your marriage intentionally Christian? In other words, do you as a couple intentionally seek to cultivate a God-centered, Christ-dependent, and Word-guided perspective in your relationship? Or do you just hope and pray and let the chips fall where they may? While working with families in the context of the church for many years, I have observed that many Christian coupl...

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