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How Can I Be Sure that I Am a Christian?
Posted March 19th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

Most people will have at some point in life a time where they doubt their salvation. For some, the doubt can lead to a deepening faith and stronger assurance that they are followers of Jesus. For others, the doubt is something God has placed in their lives to help them realize that they have never […]

Jesus tomb?
Posted March 13th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

The recent airing of the documentary The Lost Tomb of Jesus has created quite a stir. The show, which aired on the Discovery Channel drew over 4 million viewers, and the book based on the program, Jesus Family Tomb, skyrocketed to sixth on the New York Times Bestseller List. This documentary asserts that an ossuary […]

Daylight Savings time and the Mayberry Cafe
Posted March 5th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

All the hubbub about Daylight Savings Time starting this week reminded me of one of the, shall I say, less than memorable moments in my work with teenagers (for those who don’t know it, I was a youth pastor for a long time). As a youth pastor, I wanted trips to be memorable, so when […]

Pragmatism and Obedience
Posted February 27th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

This past week, the message looked at obedience in the life of a Christ-follower. In fact, obedience to the commands of God is one of the key themes for all of John’s writing, including 1 John. He seems to make it very clear that there is a connection to genuine faith and a person’s desire […]

Amazing Grace
Posted February 19th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

If you attended Genesis this Sunday, you heard me share a bit about the life of John Newton, the man who wrote the hymn “Amazing Grace.” I won’t bore you with a retelling of the story (you can find his biography online). Newton was a former slave trader who became a follower of Jesus. At […]


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