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Why Parent Commissioning is Important

October 28, 2021 | Ian Crosby

For the Christian parent, discipleship is the primary goal of parenting. It’s not helping them get dressed on their own, brush their own teeth, graduate with straight A’s (or simply graduate for that matter), or sending them off into adulthood into one piece. Those are all great things, but they aren’t the goal.


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Parents, You Can't Do It, But God Can

October 26, 2020 | Michael Rhodes

Whether you’re dealing with a newborn not sleeping, a teenager wanting to become his or her own individual, or anything else in between, we all can admit that PARENTING IS HARD. That difficulty can often create feelings of inadequacy and inability.


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Gospel Reflections After 19 Years of Marriage

September 28, 2020 | Matthew Morken

Sharon and I have been married 19 years and 4 months. To say that it has been all full of bliss would be a lie. In fact, like many of you, we have learned through our brokenness what love truly is and ultimately what marriage truly is. These are a few things I have learned.


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For This Child I Prayed

May 25, 2020 | Chelsey McDill

I belong to a club. It’s the kind of club you’d never voluntarily sign up for. Although you’re privy to its membership right away, somehow you are drawn into meeting other members of this club and there’s an instant bond. They each have a story like mine. One of longing and heartbreak, of waiting and praying, faith and love. I belong to a silent club of women who are unable to bear children.


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Parent Commissioning

September 23, 2019 | Matthew Morken

The more we study the Scriptures, the more we realize how much God has given us. Considering the extreme wrath we should face as the penalty for our sins, the fact that He gives us anything is an awesome kindness. We deserve hell. But God, in His grace and mercy, has given us a wealth of gifts.


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Family Worship

July 9, 2019 | Rose Miller

Holding my bleeding finger in a paper towel, I just cried. Defeat tempted me. But then I noticed the song playing in the living room. I stopped and remembered whose I was. Raising my hands – partly to stop the bleeding and partly in surrender – I worshiped along with the song.


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Dads Need Each Other

June 11, 2019 | Steve Schoepf

Let’s “buddy up” this Father’s Day, and the days after, for the sake of our wives, our kids, and our grandkids… and for heaven’s sake.


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Hey, Mom, Jesus is Enough

May 6, 2019 | Randyl LaMaack

Mother’s Day. So many emotions come from so many different places and experiences on this day. Mother’s Day is a hard day for me. Maybe it is for you, too.


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What are Parent Child Dedications?

February 7, 2019 | Matthew Morken

One thing we have no shortage of here at Veritas Church is children. Children are a blessing from the Lord, and we have been very blessed! In a couple of weeks, we will celebrate the new children that God has brought into our church in something often called Child Dedication.


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