UPDATE (June 26, 2020): Given a recent increase in infection rates throughout Seminole County, we made the difficult decision to again suspend all in-person worship and ministry gatherings until further notice. Please join us for worship on Sunday mornings, 10:00 a.m. via Facebook LiveYouTube or our websiteLikewise, our church office will be open by appointment only. We request masks or other facial coverings while on Metro Life Church facilities and grounds.

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Dealing with Mom Guilt

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Mom Guilt. Just the phrase makes me groan because it reminds me of how much I struggle with it on a day to day basis. For the few of you who don't know what Mom Guilt is, here is a definition: Mom Guilt is the feeling of guilt, doubt, anxiousness or uncertainty experienced by mothers when they worry they're failing or falling short of expectations in some way. I think it...

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Dealing with Conflict in Marriage

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It is unavoidable in marriage. How we deal with conflict makes all the difference in how healthy and strong our marriage becomes. There are couples who deal with conflict with shouting matches that could flatten a wheat field. Ken Sande in his book, The Peacemaker, calls these types, "Peace Breakers." There are couples who deal with it by ignoring it, "Peace Fakers." ...

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Connecting Creatively With Our Seniors

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I have the honor of going into many of our Senior Living Communities and serving the most fragile of residents and their families. My mom, Miss Les taught me from a very young age to honor our seniors by her own example as a Charge Nurse at Nursing home for 25 years. I learned from watching her, listening to her stories and seeing the Joy she experienced daily in serving ...

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Praying Together

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I’ve been a follower of Jesus for over 15 years now. That might be an impressive number to a few and probably laughable to others. I only bring it up because after 15 years I find that I still make some of the same silly mistakes over and over again. ...

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Good Friday Communion Guide

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Some of the sweetest times for small groups/gatherings or families are when they can participate in the Lord’s Supper together. The Bible stresses the importance of unity in Communion, which is why taking Communion with those you do life with on a regular basis can be powerful....

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To Love and To Cherish

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We are in this together, but no one is as close to you as your spouse. Let’s cultivate our marriage so it will stand this test. Our prayer is that the marriages at Metro will bring great glory to God and be an outstanding example for our children. They are watching and learning by our example....

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Faith And Financial Preparedness

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We must understand that our choices place us in the bounds of responsibility. If we acquire much, we will have the responsibility to care for much. If we choose to live a minimalist life, our responsibilities will be minimal. With our individual choices of “things,” we must be responsible as believers and prepared to cover their costs during guaranteed hardships. That...

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Being Light in the Darkness

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We’re in a time when people are tempted, and instructed, to care for themselves and their families above all else. I’m not saying don’t prepare and care for your families, but in our effort to do so let’s not neglect to bear fruit as believers. These are the times when the opportunity to point people to Jesus is almost at every turn....

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Voices From the Church During the Crisis: A Doctor's Perspective

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God is completely in control of this globe of his. He loves us – we're his own. There is absolutely nothing new under the sun: no virus, no medication, no DNA or RNA mutation … nothing that he does not completely understand. It is his and he is King. And while I may not always understand the Why in my life, I do know the Who....

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How to Care for Your Children During Times of Uncertainty

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We not only want to help equip our children to process information informed by the promises of scripture, but we also want to provide a platform to share their thoughts, emotions, fears, concerns, indifference, apathy, etc. Ask them. Don’t assume you know their answers. Give them time to process and think out loud. Affirm that they are sharing in a safe environment....

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