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GOLIATH MUST FALL

David and Goliath are seen as the classic underdog story. The message take away from the account is that if we try hard enough we can overcome. Anything. Of any size. But that’s the wrong message. (more…)
Bob Jones
November 1, 2019
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THE GIRL BEHIND THE RED ROPE

If you are familiar with M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village you will feel right at home reading The Girl Behind The Red Rope. Two Dekkers –Ted and Rachelle, father and daughter – teamed up to craft a modern parable of The Girl Behind the Red Rope. (more…)
Bob Jones
October 27, 2019
Life Stories

FROM ALCOHOLIC TO AWESOME

Have you ever had a stroke of bad luck that started a domino effect to disaster? Shannon Reeve's new semi-truck and his life long dream were in shambles. There were fuel bills, insurance bills, repair bills, no money to cover medical bills and a $130k loan that was screaming for payments. Shannon was suicidal. His marriage teetered on disaster. He drowned his sorrows in an endless flow of alcohol. (more…)
Bob Jones
October 20, 2019
Life Stories

MESSY BUT BEAUTIFUL

When my husband told me that our sixteen year old had come out to him as transgender, I laughed. I thought it was some weird joke I didn’t understand. John may as well have said Sam was on a spaceship headed toward Jupiter. I was shocked and confused; it made no sense to me. (more…)
Bob Jones
October 5, 2019
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AMANDA’S STORY: NOW IS MY TIME

"Pastor Bob, if there is ever any way my story is able to help, I would love to save someone many unnecessary years of agony." Amanda's agony was a painful part of her past and a redemptive part of her future. Amanda explained to me why obeying Jesus and being baptized was so important to her. This was a determined and deeply emotional choice for her. (more…)
Bob Jones
October 3, 2019