Divine Nature
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Divine Nature

Written by Becca Bogardus, GCR Communications Director As we study God’s Word, we see the Lord’s ultimate authority and power interlaced throughout Scripture. The Lord is sovereign, all-powerful, transcendent, omniscient, and so much more. A.W. Tozer writes in his book, Knowledge of the Holy, “God is said to be absolutely free because no one and...

Love
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Love

By Fred Volk, Ph.D. In First Corinthians, the Apostle Paul describes what love is when he states unequivocally that no matter what we have gained in our lives in terms of accomplishments and material wealth, and no matter what we have done in our lives in terms of giving and service, that if we have...

December 17, 2018December 20, 2018by
Joy
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Joy

Written by Juan Dugan, D.Min. – Worship Leader Joy is a tricky thing. We often hear it described as happiness or a positive outlook, but for anyone who has ever felt joyous, we know it’s more than that. There is that mysterious something contained within joy that makes it so difficult to accept when it...

December 12, 2018December 12, 2018by
Why Pastor & Leadership Appreciation Month Matters
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Why Pastor & Leadership Appreciation Month Matters

Written by Jeff Boyer, CFP, AAMS, GCR Elder October, what a great month! Fall weather and all its glories arrive. We start to enjoy sweater weather, pumpkin-spiced EVERYTHING, outdoor fires, apple picking, Major League Baseball playoffs, and memories with our closest friends and family. But there’s another reason I love October … we get to...

September 26, 2018October 3, 2018by
The Strength Paradox
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The Strength Paradox

Written by Abby Barr, M.Ed. All of us have areas of our lives where we excel. We are called into roles in which our gifts shine and our weaknesses are minimized. If you’re anything like me, you love spending time fulfilling these roles. I love the effortlessness that is experienced when my gifts intersect nearly...