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Posts by Alex Chapman

Our 2021 Focus Verse

“Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!” – Psalm 90:17 Let’s face it: 2020 was a rough year for most people for too many reasons to list. In spite of the fact that it was…

Christmas, Saturnalia, and Dating Jesus’ Birth

Around this time every year, there’s a good chance you’ll hear people saying that Christmas is actually based on a pagan holiday. They say Christmas derives from the pagan holiday Saturnalia, which was an ancient Roman festival that celebrated the god Saturn. This holiday was celebrated in mid-December, and since Saturn was the god of…

The Other Half of Church- Book Review

The Other Half of Church: Christian Community, Brain Science, and Overcoming Spiritual Stagnation: Wilder, Jim, Hendricks, Michel: 9780802419637: Amazon.com: Books The Other Half of Church was disappointing. I was drawn in by the title and premise of the book, hoping to be able to serve my church more effectively. The actual premise of the book…