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If We Have Jesus, We Really Don't Need Anything Else

Blog 2020.12.09

So, are you finding hope and joy in Jesus this Christmas? As you reminisce on some of your memories, do you find your heart filled with overwhelming love and peace regardless of your past or present circumstances? I hope so because if we have Jesus, we really don’t need anything else....

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Finding Encouragement Through Music

2020.11.18 Blog

Pastor Derek shares lyrics of a song that has been a source of encouragement....

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Do Not Grow Weary

Blog 2020_11_11

Need a pick-me-up? Pastor Derek looks to Galatians 6:9 for inspiration to combat weariness....

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He is God, and We Are Not

Blog 2020.10.29

Growing weary? Be empowered by reflecting on God's character...

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Serve Humbly In Love

2020.10.21 bLOG

Galatians reminds us of the importance of serving one another....

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Keep Your Prayers Moving

Blog 2020.10.13

Do you struggle to stay on target when you pray? Pastor Derek offers a tip on how to stay better focused when you pray....

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Choosing the Right Bible Reading Method

Blog 2020.10.07

Pastor Derek offers a tip on how to gain the most out of your personal time reading God's Word....

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Growing in Community

2020-09-16 Blog

Pastor Derek casts his vision for Chapel D-groups, community-based groups meant to deepen our walk with Jesus and empower us to equip others to know Jesus and follow Him....

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God Is Truth

2020.09.09 Blog

Truth is revealed to us by God through the vehicle of the Bible. This authoritative and inerrant book tells me who God is, how He created everything, and how to know Him through His son Jesus Christ. God is first, man is second. God is truth, man responds to God’s truth....

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A Purpose for All Things

2020-08-19 Blog

Have you ever wondered if God really had a purpose for everything? Even things that seem annoying, bad, or frustrating. Pastor Derek addresses God's Purpose....

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1 in Christ

BLOG WEB 2020.08.11 Copy

Pastor Derek challenges us to consider the source of where we get our information and hold the Bible as the most important source of all....

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How's Your Spiritual Eyesight?

2020.08.04 Blog Website

How's Your Spiritual Eyesight? Pastor Derek begins by sharing his woes upon forgetting to bring his glasses to work which leads him to reflect on the One who brings everything in to focus!...

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Kicking Up a Fuss

Website BLOG 2020.07.30

Pastor Derek shares the heart behind Philippians 2:14, the effect complaining has on your witness, and how we can support each other to have a positive spirit....

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Absolute Truth

2020.07.22 Blog Website

Pastor Derek details that the ultimate truth is Jesus Christ....

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God's Divine Spark

Blog 2020-07-15

If we believe in the Bible, God the Father through the creative agent of His Son Jesus Christ created all that we know and see. God, this creative force or being, who has always existed, created (and don’t miss this) all things out of nothing! ...

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One Step at a Time

2020_07.08 Blog

Pastor Derek shares our source for endurance during challenging times....

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Where Does Hope and Peace Come From?

Blog 2020.07.05

Pastor Derek shares insight on how we can respond to anxiety in order to experience peace and hope....

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Filtered Through the Love of God

2020-04-25 Pastors Devotional

Pastor Derek Duncan shares how to be strengthened by your relationship with God during times of crisis and unpredictability....

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God, What Do You Want Me to Do Today?


During times when you feel overwhelmed, turn to God to reveal what steps you need to take....

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The Why Is More Important Than The How

2020.05.07 Pastor Blog Website

During a time of crisis like the Coronavirus Pandemic, it is easy to become overwhelmed with how we live and the quality of life, but God's Word reveals that why we live is more important than how we live....

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Keep the mission. Adapt the method.

2020.05.13 Pastor Devotional

Pastor Derek presses us to focus on why we do ministry. The mission of the church does not change, how we do ministry can adapt....

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God Speaks: 6 Meaningful Tips to Hear God's Voice

2020.06.24 Hear God's Voice Blog

We need to spend extended time with God to be able to “hear” or discern His voice. So here is some practical advice to hear God’s voice....

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Daniel 4 Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions

2020-05-17 David 4 Large-1080

Daniel Chapter 4 summary, sermon notes, and small group discussion questions....

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Daniel 3: Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions

2020-05-10 Daniel-3 Large

Sermon notes and small group discussion questions for Daniel Chapter 3....

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Daniel Chapter 2: Sermon Notes and Discussion Questions


Resources for Daniel Chapter 2 which include video sermon, sermon notes, and discussion questions....

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Daniel Chapter 1: Sermon Notes and Bible Study Questions


We began our new sermon series on the Book of Daniel by looking at Daniel Chapter One. Reflect on the sermon outline and small group discussion questions....

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