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It’s “hot seat” Sunday for Eric this week with your frequently asked questions!

I have to be honest…I’m a little nervous about this Sunday! I’ll be in the “hot seat” this week answering the frequently asked questions you submitted. Actually, I’m looking forward to Sunday as it’s a chance to just talk and think through some of the questions that you have. It’s going to be real and […]

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What actually happened to me when I trusted in Jesus? Does Jesus matter? We’re answering these questions on Sunday.

When a person trusts in Jesus, what really happens to them? How important is it to trust in Jesus? On Sunday, we will answer those questions as “Unanswered” continues. Here is your homework – read through Romans 3:21-28 before Sunday. These are some of the most profound words in Scripture, and they describe how Jesus […]

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What does Scripture say about mental illness? We’re talking about it this Sunday at ValleyPoint.

We will dive into an interesting subject this Sunday. What does Scripture say about mental illness? How should we respond to those who struggle? Interestingly, Scripture does not avoid talking about mental health. It’s a big subject. It’s a sensitive subject. It’s also a matter which is often avoided. The church should not be silent […]

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Communion…weird tradition or meaningful worship? We’re talking about it this Sunday!

I know I overuse this phrase, but I am excited about this Sunday! I want to encourage you to make plans to be part of ValleyPoint this week as we ask and answer another question. Our question this week is something that is intriguing, mysterious, and often confusing. Ready? Here it is. What really happens […]

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Great things to do this summer at ValleyPoint…and a Real Home update!

Have you ever felt like God was silent in your life, or that he was disinterested in you? Ever wonder why it is sometimes hard to hear from God? Join us this Sunday as we answer the question, “what do I do when God is silent?” Take a risk this Sunday and invite someone to […]

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Does God actually see me? We’re answering that question this Sunday!

The Lord helps the fallen and lifts those bent beneath their loads. Psalm145:14 Have you ever felt burdened beneath a heavy load? Has that load ever left you bent? Have you ever fallen? On Sunday, we continue our summer series by answering the question, does God actually see me? With all of the pain in […]

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Memorial Day weekend at ValleyPoint – join us!

It is here – Memorial Day weekend! On Sunday, May 29th, we’ll be packing 10,000 meals with Stop Hunger Now during the 9:15am gathering. This church-wide event is appropriate for all ages. We need a good group to come out and help us accomplish this goal! And then…we will host an International Children’s Choir at […]

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“The Story” concludes this Sunday (and don’t miss the P.S. in this note)!

We have reached the end of our journey through “The Story.” Please set aside this Sunday as we conclude by looking into the final book in the Bible…the book of Revelation.  I will be sharing a timeline of events described in the book. I will also be sharing fifteen different descriptions of heaven as found […]

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Only two weeks left of “The Story.” Let’s finish strong!

Only two weeks remain in “The Story.” It is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of a thirty-one week journey through Scripture! I have loved our time together and look forward to the next two Sundays. This week, we will look into the life of the Apostle Paul. God used this central […]

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Mother’s Day 2016 – come celebrate at ValleyPoint!

We are going to have a memorable Mother’s Day at ValleyPoint. The creative team has a special day planned that I believe will encourage and challenge. We have several families dedicating their children as well as other unique elements. And…we will be serving some pastries. Please make a strong effort to join us this Sunday! […]

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