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Fall 2019 Women's Ministry Initiatives

Life Groups Arms Together-Blank

Ladies, this fall we've got additional ways for you to find community together. These groups meet weekly, bi-weekly, every other week, monthly...whatever will serve the group in carrying out the purpose, vision and mission of the group for a 6 week to 4 month period of time. Click here to find out more...

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Sharpen Your Affections With Fasting

Prayer and Fasting

You’ve heard us talk about fasting the past few Sundays. We do not want to view fasting as a duty to perform. Instead we view fasting as a means of God’s grace to strengthen our affections for Him. The article below, by David Mathis (Desiring God), will encourage you with a Biblical perspective on the value of fasting....

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Alive Update: Change to Weekly Meetings

A new update regarding the heart, vision, and plan for the change to weekly Alive meetings starting this June. ...

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Alive Update: Introducing the D-Group Leaders

An update about the new D-group of leaders who are working alongside Chris Jessee in Alive, including their roles in the youth ministry and a little bit of the heart behind why they've chosen to invest in the young people of MLC. ...

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The Discipleship Cost

Hello Metro, Here's a review from Sunday morning. Scripture Reference: Luke 14:25-35 Preaching Points: Discipleship Has A Relational Cost. Discipleship Has A Rights Cost. Discipleship Has A Calculation Cost. Discussion Ideas: How can this passage be misunderstood? // How can this passage be minimized in ways that reduce the force of Jesus' words? // What ...

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The Discipleship Concern

Hello Metro, Here's a review from Sunday morning. Scripture Reference: 2 Peter 3:14-18 Preaching Points: Be Diligent. Take Care. Grow. Discussion Ideas: What seems to be a primary goal of our salvation? // According to Peter, what can happen to believers in this passage? // What implications about being intentional in and through community are found in this passage?...

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The Discipleship Community

Hello Metro, Here's a review from Sunday morning. Scripture Reference: Ecclesiastes 4:7-12 Preaching Points: We aren't meant to be alone A three-fold cord is better than one or two (Crowd, Cell, Core) Discussion Ideas: Describe a time when a small group helped you through challenging circumstances. What are the obstacles in building relationships to the depth th...

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The Discipleship Call

Hello Metro, Here's a review from Sunday morning. Scripture Reference: Matthew 28:18-20 Preaching Points: Make Disciples Jesus Has A Promise Discussion Ideas: Share a story of someone who discipled you and their impact on your life. What are some misconceptions about discipleship we can have? In what ways do you see the need for discipleship in your own life? How ca...

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