Finding Joy in 2020

As we approach the end of a most tumultuous year, it would be easy to consider the countless negative events and relentless frustrations that have consumed the last several months. While lament is healthy and in order, continuing to mediate on the disappointments of 2020 can have negative spiritual, emotional,...

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Continuing In-Person Services

After much prayer and consideration, our leadership team has decided to CONTINUE in-person services (as of this time) for those who would like to attend. We respect our governor and have diligently tried to follow the guidelines his office has put in place; we do, however, feel that church is...

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To Buy or Not to Buy

A Biblical Look at Material Possessions and Giving Through my recent study of the book of Acts, I have been awestruck by the generosity of the first-century church; the believers were amazingly unattached to money and possessions. As I have meditated on texts like Acts 2:45 and 4:32, my heart...

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Church Center App

See and register for upcoming events, donate, and join small groups all from the new Real Life Church Center Phone App. Download Below. Once you have downloaded you will need this church center url: myrealchurch.churchcenter.com

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Why Real Life Uses the ESV Bible

In light of the availability of multiple English Bible translations,  I am often asked why Real Life Community Church uses the English Standard Version (ESV). I love the Word of God and consider it an incredible privilege to have the Scriptures in our own language! To be sure, I don’t...

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Do You Have to Go to Church to Be a Christian?

According to Barna Group research, 10% of Americans now classify themselves as people who “love Jesus, but not the church.” This is beyond alarming and demonstrates the spiritual decline and secularization of our nation. Is this okay? To be sure, church attendance does not save us. We are saved by grace alone,...

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If you don’t manage your time, your time will manage you. We can accomplish a lot in the 168 hours, given to us each week. I have an incredible family, pastor a church, and own a business, yet I am still able to eat meals at home, workout, build relationships, read, and enjoy some of my hobbies.

Show Your Calendar Who’s Boss

“I want to, but I just don’t have the time,” is one of the most common frustrations I hear from people from all walks of life. Dreams are not becoming realities and goals are not being achieved, because countless individuals are convinced they simply can’t fit certain priorities into their schedules. Whether...

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