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Church-Life

May 2018
May 2018

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It is easy to assume that it's the style of music that determines whether or not it will adequately engage our emotions. There is clearly a power of music to "reshape" us, including our emotions ...



April 2018
April 2018

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You don't have to worship at Faith for very long before you learn that our children (we call them, "Little Theologians" here) are never excused from our Sunday morning worship service. Ever.

Of ...



April 2018
April 2018

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Some, on priciple, do not like to read prayers written by others. One hopes that this principle is set aside for the many prayers in Scripture, like Hannah's prayer of praise (1 Sam. 2.1-10) or ...



June 2017
June 2017

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Thank you, again, for supporting the denomination of our church. Just as an individual at church on Sunday morning is encouraged to become a member of the church body (learn how), so too is Faith ...



May 2017
May 2017

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You are cordially invited to a morning of music and fun, Saturday, May 20.

You must be familiar with the ministry of Songs for Saplings! Several years ago this ministry came to Anchorage as special ...



February 2017
February 2017

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At the end of the summer, the elders and deacons of Faith gathered together for a few hours to consider the challenge that awaits our church in November 2019. This is when our current lease in the ...



August 2016
August 2016
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We are pleased to introduce the 2016 Faith Missions Conference.

The conference theme is Overcoming by the Power of the Gospel, and we are honored to have with us missionaries committed to promoting ...



July 2016
July 2016

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When contemplating weekly communion, our elders began by examining Scriptures that directly address the Lord’s Supper, and then looked to secondary Scriptures to help fill-in our understanding. We ...



July 2016
July 2016

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As Faith makes the transition to weekly communion as our regular Sunday morning practice, there are two ways to learn more about this decision.

First, take a moment to look at the Weekly Communion ...



July 2016
July 2016

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The following addresses likely questions regarding our new practice of weekly communion. If you would like a more extensive view of the Scriptural, confessional, and historical matters that the ...



June 2016
June 2016

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Two years ago, a number of PCA churches drafted various child protection recommendations that they hoped would be adopted denomination-wide. In 2014, a recommendation from churches in Georgia was ...



June 2016
June 2016

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I attended our denomination’s General Assembly meeting last week in Mobile, Alabama.  Below are my own personal (and potentially boredom-inducing) notes from General Assembly, taken as I sat in a ...



April 2016
April 2016

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In case you were wondering, here are the topics examined in the Faith Presbyterian 101 class held two to three times a year at Faith.

We try to cover two questions at each class meeting. There are ...



April 2016
April 2016

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I have been asked if Faith is a New Calvinist church. The short answer is, “no, not really.” This needs explaining.

As far as I can tell, the phrase “New Calvinism” was coined by former ...



April 2016
April 2016

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“He descended into hell.” This phrase from the Apostles’ Creed tends to generate many questions.

Part of the confusion stems from the fact that the phrase is shocking. The picture of Jesus walking ...