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WHAT IS YOUR IDENTITY ATTACHED TO? – LUKE 12:1-12

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Welcome to Mountainside. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, or what season of life you are in, you are welcome here. It is our desire to see the gospel of Jesus transform the Elk Valley. May the reality of the cleansing power of Christ fill your hearts and mouths with praise. Blessings, […]

SEXUALTIY & GRACE PART 2 : EMPHASIZING GRACE

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John, Jesus’ best friend, used these words to describe how Jesus treated people: he was ‘full of grace and truth.’ Jesus was full of grace for people. And he told them the full truth. We want to be like Jesus. But when it comes to how we have treated people in the LGBTQ community, we […]

Tears and Tragedy

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It has been an immensely difficult week for our town. The death of three men at our arena has left many reeling in sadness and shock- it is so tragic. This week’s events have reminded us how important community is. We have men and women amongst us who have served as first responders, reacting and […]

LIVING A LIFE OF GRACE : FORGIVENESS OF OTHERS – 1 PET 4:10

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Jesus wants to turn you into a gracious person, like him. Jesus’ grace is potent – it’s powerful and strong. And with that potent grace he nurtures and develops the human race. Jesus pours some of that grace into you so that you too can be made a powerfully gracious person, who nurtures other people […]

THE FUTURE TENSE OF GRACE : GLORIFICATION

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Who cares about heaven? Aren’t we pursuing our dreams right now? Heaven is just an after-life to the real life here. Harps, clouds, angel wings, worship songs for 10 000 years. Sounds ethereal, detached, maybe even painful. Life now is real, gritty and tangible. A big reason why our vision of heaven is so un-compelling […]

THE PRESENT TENSE OF GRACE: FREEDOM FROM THE POWER OF SIN

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The bible says God’s grace frees Christians from the power of sin. So why does sin still have great power in the lives of many Christians? Because they haven’t received enough grace. Guaranteed. Or to put it another way, they haven’t understood what grace really is, and how they can receive more of it. That’s […]

THE PAST TENSE OF GRACE : JUSTIFICATION

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I love talking about grace. Not just because I know I need it, but because the grace I have found is extravagantly greater and better and more generous than any of us could dare hope for. It really is amazing..day, by his grace, we celebrate Mel and Sherry Reimer joining our leadership team to help […]

Grace

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If the Church was Apple Inc., grace would be our iphone. Jesus came, lived and died so that Grace could be our flagship product. When people think of the church, the first thing that should come to mind is Grace. So why is that so often not the case? How have we got it so […]

THE POWER OF STORY

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We like movies. We like novels. We like Storytellers. Why? Because we like stories. Stories make life interesting. We want to hear funny, inspiring, and moving stories. And if we are honest, we want to be in those stories ourselves. We want our story to be one that other people will want to listen to. […]