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  • Champlin, MN 55316
 
Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds.
— James 2:18
 

One of the best ways to learn is to do. We don't want to just talk together, we want to practice what we preach. Our next series will be a closer look at our six core practices as we learn to C.R.E.A.T.E. together.

Our Practices:

  • Carve
  • Read
  • Eat
  • Act
  • Tell
  • Extend

Tonight's Letter: R

Our second core practice is to read a chapter a day from the Bible. It only takes a few minutes, about as long as reading a news story or blog post (plus we've got a reading plan all set up for you, and you can join in at any time!).

We're big on becoming like Jesus, and we can't do that if we don't know who He is or what He is asking us to do to be like Him. We also want to make sure we are reading it correctly together, so we've come up with five questions to ask yourself as you read (we'll practice these together, don't worry):

  1. What's happening? What's the story? Characters? Setting? Who is talking? Who is listening?
  2. What did it mean or look like to them? This means looking at what life was like and what was going on at the time.
  3. What else does the Bible say about it?
  4. What is God saying to you about it? Write it down in a journal or use a journal app.
  5. What are you going to do about it?
 

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