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Think about these things

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. Philippians 4:8 Can hatred produce...

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The Story of Chris Blount

I grew up in an interracial family in Maryland with my parents and two younger sisters. As a child, I didn’t notice much about my family being any different. I didn’t understand the challenges my parents faced in the decision to pursue a relationship.

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Our Vision: The Gospel Creates Community

As a church for all people, our vision is to engage our city with the gospel of Jesus Christ that transforms lives, creates community, promotes justice, and renews culture both locally and globally. If the Gospel of Jesus Christ creates community, how can we engage...

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Access Goes to Passion: A True Love Encounter

On January 2, 2017, at 6AM, 16 singles ages 18 years old and above, four leaders, and three vehicles met at Redeemer church in Chesapeake, Virginia with one mission – to experience a true love encounter with God. Access, Redeemer Church’s singles ministry, was en...

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Of Sermons and Mom’s Home Cooking

It’s a weekly routine for me: I transfer the sermon I preached on Sunday out of my preaching notebook and into the notebook that contains all the printed sermons for the year. Because of the holidays, I just finished transferring the final sermon I preached in 2016...

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Two Lost Sons

The painting on the right is a Rembrandt inspired by the parable of the Prodigal Son.  This painting reflects both the glory and the problem of this famous parable as we know it. The glory captured in this picture is the reality that God, because of Jesus will welcome...

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Attn: Redeemer Church

Dear Redeemer Church, In light of the events of the past week we are planning to take some time tomorrow morning to pray for our country and those directly affected by the tragedies. Please come so that we can see each other and approach the throne of grace together...

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What You Complete is Completely Done

The man I met was from El Salvador. Even though he had lived in the US for 13 years, his accent was still thick and reminded me how I love Latin American speech patterns. We only talked for a short time. He told me he was a concrete worker and when I saw the “fish”...

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