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If your children attend public school, campus Christian groups can be an enormous support to their faith. But don’t wait until September to get the appropriate contact information for groups at your kids’ schools! Find out which groups are active at the school or college where your student is attending and when they meet. Make......

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Summer is often a time when our focus is on fun and sun. There is nothing wrong with that—our family certainly enjoys both in good measure!  But we also want to make sure that our family’s spiritual life does not get parched in the summer sun. Summer creates different opportunities to help our children grow......

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Prepare the Way’s Encore Theatre Company is performing Toby Tyler… or Ten Weeks with a Circus, this month. Buy your tickets now before it sells out: www.EncoreTheatreBend.com This is Encore Theatre’s second production and the shows will be on Thursday, July 26th at 7pm; Friday, July 27th at 7pm; Saturday, July 28th at 2pm; and......

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How do you celebrate the 4th of July? Is it with barbecues, parties, fireworks, and parades? Consider what the second president to the United States said in how we should celebrate it: “July [4], 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be......

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We are excited to partner with Christian Educators Association International (CEAI) in putting on a LIFT America event for public school employees here in Bend this fall. Do you work in the public school system? Do you know anyone who does? This LIFT event is for you! Lasting Impact Fellowship for Teachers events are happening around......

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This week the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision ruling that the government was wrong to punish Jack Phillips, a Colorado cake artist, for operating his business in a way he felt was consistent with his Christian beliefs. In 2012, when Jack was asked to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, he......

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The pro-life movement has garnered a lot of attention within the last few decades. As more scientific evidence comes to light in support of life, a Biblical worldview on the inherent value of human life from womb-to-birth continues to be upheld. Yet despite the everyday victories we see, there are still fights that must be......

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Students need to know false beliefs to defend against them Can students be an ambassador for Christ without knowing the truth about the false ideas of the culture? “We’ve got to make sure that we understand the false ideas so that we do not become victims to that false belief and buy into it. The......

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Join thousands of Christians across the United States this Thursday, May 3rd to pray for our nation. The roots of the National Day of Prayer go back to the founding of our nation. George Washington started an important tradition of Presidents proclaiming national days of prayer. In 1798 President Washington said, “Whereas it is the......

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Stephen will be a keynote speaker along with Alan Shlemon of Stand to Reason this weekend at a mini-apologetics Conference Saturday night and Sunday morning at SouthWest Hills Church in Beaverton. With the worldview confusion that is so prevalent in the body of Christ today, we encourage everyone, young and old, to take time to......

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