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Faith Works!

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FAITH WORKS-Because faith is more than just talk. Throughout this series, we are examining an aspect of faith that we can live out in practical ways according to the writing of James, the half-brother of Jesus.   The past two weeks, the subject of steadfastness has been front and center...

Serve Fair Excitement

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SERVE FAIR!  This past weekend at the Serve Fair, we felt an outpouring of enthusiasm as we encouraged people to know, love, and SERVE Jesus! NINETY-EIGHT people signed up to serve using their gifts of the head, heart, and/or hands! Please pray for everyone to find their “fit&rdquo...

Serve Fair this Weekend!

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Our Mission Statement is, “We are reaching out, touching lives and growing people to know, love, and serve Jesus!” If you have been coming to know and love Jesus and really want to grow in your faith, then may I encourage you to take the next step of finding a place to...

Know. Love. Serve.

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This month, while Justin has been teaching, I have been serving in the Children’s Ministry (NOT so I can use the indoor restrooms because I also use the porta-potties). I love my time with our kids in our Children's Ministry and I felt called to serve where there is the greatest need, but...

Sharing the JOY!

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From the beginning of Thunder Mountain Church, one of the keys that fueled our growth is that a significant ministry has always belonged to the people of the church rather than the “clergy.” While some would look at that statement as “sharing the load,” I have always...

Appreciating Inconveniences

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The Land Between! There was an excellent book by that title written by Jeff Manion and featured at the Global Leadership Summit in 2010. The premise is that a journey is always easiest whenever you start out OR when you are almost there! “The Land Between” is THE HARDEST PART OF THE...

Excitement at Thunder Mountain!

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Reed is Here! Monday was the official start date for our new Connections Pastor, Reed Chapman! He and his wife, Ashley, are moving here from the Dallas/Fort Worth area and are eager to serve with us! Reed was at all of the gatherings this past weekend and he enjoyed interacting with many people...

What a Christmas!

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I greatly benefited from our series Missing Christmas! Throughout this series, we talked about Christmas being “an encounter with God that endures all year!" I hope that you will benefit just as I am! What changed for me is that I now have a lot more patience in the chaos of the...