From Pastor Bill

THE BOOK OF JOB

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On January 8th, we will begin a brand new series on the book of Job! There are two primary reasons why this is one of the greatest books ever written. First, most people who are aware of great literature will say that as far as literary style is concerned Job is a classic. Second, all people who...

IS THERE REALLY A SANTA CLAUS?

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In 1897, a little girl wrote to the New York Sun and asked, “Is there really a Santa Claus?” The newspaper editor, in his now famous editorial, replied: “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus!” And since that seemingly insignificant editorial, this fat man with a white...

CHRISTMAS AND GENEROSITY

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Generosity is at the heart of Christmas. First and foremost, Christmas is centered around God’s generosity toward us that was demonstrated when He gave us His one and only Son that we might find new life in Him. Because of this truth, as we are now in the Christmas season, this is such a...

WHY BE GRATEFUL?

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In I Thessalonians 5:18 we read, “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” Many people want to know God’s will for their lives, and by this they typically mean what they should do in a particular area of their lives. Like: Where...

YEAR END GIVING

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If you are barely getting by financially and simply cannot give what you want to give to the Lord’s work at Northway Community Church (NCC), then I want you to know that I understand what you are going through. And please realize that I do not know the giving records of anyone at our...

HOW TO VOTE ON NOVEMBER 8th

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The two presidential candidates before us have disapproval ratings among the highest of any candidates in the history of our nation. In this regard, there has never been an election like this in our country, so what are we to do, especially as Christ followers? There are actually three...

HOW DO PUBLIC SPEAKERS GET OUR ATTENTION?

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Do you ever want to quit listening to people talk or push their agenda on television, social media, or even in person? But then, when a public speaker finally does have your undivided attention, how did he/she get it? Is it because they are charming, intelligent, good looking, rich...

DEPRESSION

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DEPRESSION is a real problem! Did you know that depression is a multi-billion dollar industry in just our one country alone? In fact, millions of Americans are so depressed that they cannot even go to work! When you get depressed, you begin to feel listless and passive. It involves a feeling of...

COLLEGE AND CAREER CLASS

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Our College & Career SS Class, taught by Mike and Becky Royals, is only a few months old, but is off to a great start. As students are returning to colleges across our nation, would you like hear from “The Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2020”? Their headline is...