Resources for Growth

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Habakkuk 1:1-11 – Sermon Follow Up

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This past Sunday we looked at Habakkuk 1:1-11 and how in the midst of struggle within the kingdom of Judah, Habakkuk came to God honestly, looking for answers. Habakkuk asks God, “Where are you and why aren’t you acting, protecting, saving us from impending doom and internal iniquity – why are you silent?” God’s response […]

Piles of Leaves

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Fall in Raleigh is beautiful. As the leaves change color bright yellows and reds can be seen in most every neighborhood you drive through. But another thing happens in Raleigh during the fall season – piles of leaves. In our great city all you have to do is rake your leaves to the curb and […]

That Knot in Your Stomach

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You know that feeling you get when the norm gets disturbed? Perhaps you’ve experienced this when you’ve heard the word “cancer.” Two members of my family have heard this word, and the knot that comes into your stomach is one that is hard to describe, but I feel that you understand it in your life. […]

The Election: Helpful Reads

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This past Tuesday we saw one of the most beautiful things about living in America…the fact that we can freely choose people to serve us in elected office. At the same time social media blew up with all measures of hatred and malice. As you consider the election and your roll as a Christian, here […]

The ESV Study Bible

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One of my standard resources any time I study, preach, teach or research is the ESV Study Bible. The goal of any standard study Bible is to be as detailed at it can be, while at the same time keeping a commitment to covering all of the Scriptures. This means that any one study Bible […]

Want to Go Deeper?

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Each Friday we post a “Resource for Growth.” Sometimes these are simply articles or devotionals that we have found helpful. Other times we want to share with you tools that you can use as you study God’s word. A wonderful source for articles, sermons, videos, books and other media that can help as you seek […]

New City Catechism

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The church has a rich history of theological education. Each week at Midtown we recite creeds and confessions from Christian history and around the world. We do this as an act of unity with those that have come before us and to worship God by proclaiming his goodness and glory as a body. These creeds […]

Looking for a Daily Devotional?

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Several of our members have spoken with me about a desire to have more regular devotional times with God. There are several resources I can recommend, but chief among them is actually one that can be accessed daily through Facebook, which is one of the reasons why I recommend it (because of the easy access). […]