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Mask Mandate

Dear Church Family, As you probably know, Barton County has issued a mask mandate for indoor public spaces. There are exempt groups, which according to the Tribune include the following: "children under 5 years of age, people who can't wear a mask because of a physical or mental condition, people for whom wearing a face covering would create a risk related to their work,...

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Shepherding Commitments

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Becoming a member of a church means making certain commitments. But it is also right, that the church makes commitments to the member. Here are thirteen biblical commitments from the leadership at Grace. ...

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Grace Community Church’s Values/Distinctives

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Although this is a bullet-point list, we hope you will be able to gain a quick sense of our values. The values listed are categorized to help with understanding. ...

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Abide to Abound -- Our Mission

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In this second post, Pastor Jay explains our church's mission statement. Our mission rests on Jesus's words in John 15. ...

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What is Grace Community Church All About?

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This post begins a series about what makes GCC tick. The newcomer to our church will gain a quick sense of who we are. ...

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Community Outreach at Grace

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Here is a brief but full accounting of the ways we've intentionally helped in our local community....

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Should Women Work Outside the Home?

This is a very brief answer to the question. This is not at all an exhaustive treatment. Many additional questions could be addressed, but this takes a very focused approach. ...

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Worship--A Description

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Worship is a natural human desire and tendency. But what we worship and how we worship is revealed to us only in scripture. ...

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Inductive Bible Study

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Inductive Bible study is that method of Bible study that works from the parts and reasons its way to the whole. ...

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Expository Preaching

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At Grace, we firmly commit to the practice of expository preaching. We believe that this way of preaching the scripture is far and away, the best practice. But what is it and why is it the best? Expository preaching, at it's simplest, is unpacking the meaning of the scriptures and then drawing implications and applications from what God has said. God has spoken through ...

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The Evangelical Free Church of America Change to Statement of Faith

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Recently, the EFCA made a change to its statement of faith. In this blog post, we clarify the reasons behind the change. ...

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Changing to Breeze

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We are changing our church management software. This post will walk you through some of what that means....

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What are Deacons?

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We have recently called men to serve the church in the role of deacon. In this post, we explain the biblical rationale. ...

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What are Elders?

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Here is a brief description of the role of church elders. ...

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Why Church Health is So Important

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Pastor Jay explains why, Biblically, church health is a critically important goal to which we must strive. ...

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No Underhanded Ways

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We explain in this post why we are unwilling to use just any means to grow and build the church. ...

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Is Growth the Goal of the Church?

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Growth in numbers is often a sign of a healthy church. But, is that the measure we should use to determine success. We look at what the Bible says. ...

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Church Membership, Part 4

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When we think we are ready to join a particular church, we should ponder the following questions....

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Church Membership Part 3 Why join a church?

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There are positive reasons why a Christian should be part of a local church. ...

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Church Membership Part 2

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Today we consider some bad reasons to join a church. ...

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Church Membership Part 1

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In this first of three parts on church membership, Pastor Jay considers whether the idea of church membership is a biblical idea. ...

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The Marks of a Healthy Church

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Over the course of two Sundays, we will talk about the defining marks of a true and healthy church. ...

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Conversion--The Response to the Gospel

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A gospel-centered church calls men and women to respond to the gospel. Conversion is that desired response. ...

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Gospel-Centered Church

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We describe ourselves as a gospel-centered church. But, is that more empty hype or is it a real thing to which we aspire? Can we give that any definition? ...

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What is the Gospel?

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We explore the most basic definition of the gospel. ...

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Must We Go To Church

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We've discussed the need for church, but is church attendance commanded. Can a Christian stay separate from the people of God?...

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Do We Need The Church?

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In this blog, Pastor Jay discusses why a believer needs to be part of a local church....

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What is "a" church?

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As we continue to think about how we do church, it is helpful to see the difference between "the" church and "a church" or "churches". ...

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Why Do We Keep Talking About the Church

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January 6, 2019. In our first chat of 2019, Pastor Jay makes a case for why it's important to keep talking about how we understand church and its importance. ...

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Let's Talk About The Church

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Before we speak about "a" church we need to talk about "the" church. What is the biblical concept of the church?...

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