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We Need Counsel In The Church, Part1

“Counsel” is what we consider to be that arm of gospel application that restores the addict and comforts the victim. By all means, it is certainly that. How desperately does the addict need to become a new creation who worships and enjoys God most! How desperately does the afflicted one need to see the God...

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Counsel Is Meant For The Church, Part 2

“Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith?” ”Does he who supplies the Spirit to you and works miracles among you do so by works of the law, or by hearing with faith?” (Galatians 3) “You believe in him and rejoice […], obtaining the outcome of your faith, the...

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Re-purposing the Blog + Counsel is Meant for the Church, Part 1

Repurposing the Blog The blog is being re-purposed toward Legacy’s community group leaders to equip, encourage, and embolden biblical counseling in the life-on-life relationships of community groups. I want to encourage you that this is not an added chore for leaders and members alike. Think of this approach to counseling in the same way that...

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“Lay aside” My Sin?

Recently, I’ve had a verse on my mind a lot. Let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely (Hebrews 12:1) There is a lot to say about this section of scripture, but what strikes me most about this verse lately is not so much the main analogy of running a race....

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Lifting Our Eyes and Hearts to Jesus

A Daunting Endeavor When we were drawing this thing up on paper, while it was still a nebulous blob of awkward shot-in-the-dark brain storming, there was one vision, one story that stuck. The biggest question before us was (and is): What are we actually doing here? What do we really expect to accomplish? Thinking about the...

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Welcome To Redemption Groups

We are starting redemption groups soon to serve those at Legacy Church with intense struggles with sin who desire a gospel-centered group to link arms and grow with. These groups will meet in seasons of about 3 months at a time and will involve intense teaching, sharing, relating, praying, and gospel application. They are for...