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Returning to Jesus, our Healer.

This weekend the elders of our Renew church family, along with their wives, went away for a weekend of prayer and seeking the Lord, through the Scriptures, regarding His will for healing. As many of you know, this past year has been a journey for me of allowing God’s Word to be the only and final authority on the subject of divine healing, and specifically His will for us regarding various forms of suffering.

When you really need to know who you are

Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. —Galatians 5:25 How many times have we been asked to do this exercise? List out your priorities as you want them to be.  Of course we’re supposed to put God first, then family second, or wait, maybe we’re supposed to put […]

What kind of church is RENEW?

The most common question we (Jeff and Kari) are asked these days is this: “What makes this new church-plant any different from all the other churches all over the place?” This is usually asked by people who are fed up with church or frustrated, or who have been hurt or who are searching (aren’t we […]