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Soma leaders on the gospel, community and mission in the everyday…


Thank God.

Category: Biblical Truth, Gospel Fluency

Something that’s really been on my heart lately is the unchanging nature of God. I love that I can count on Him to be the same loving, just God day in and day out. That sameness of character is why I can say that God is good no matter what my circumstances are. This has been a rough week...

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Tags: comfort, thanksgiving, character of god, goodness of god

Advent

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The Christmas Season is upon us, and the days are short and the nights are frosty. On the other hand, John & Claire are enjoying an 80-degree, rainy Christmas in Kenya, while theTony & Laura have 90 degrees and lots of sun. (Who is suffering for Jesus now?) Advent is...

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Tags: advent, christmas, neighbors

Praying & Fasting for the Bridegroom

Category: Prayer, Spiritual Life

Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to him, “Why do John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?”And Jesus said to them, “Can the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is...

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Tags: fasting, prayer, discipleship

Family Identity

Category: Soma Family

In this video, Randy Sheets from Soma Tacoma shares his story of experiencing God's adopting love and how God has placed him into a new Family.

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Tags: family, gospel identity, faith, father

Pray and Fast Tuesday

Category: Prayer

On Tuesdays, Soma Spokane has set aside, in some fashion or way to fast, to remember, and to pray and seek God’s face.  I would like to encourage you to uniquely seek out God’s presence by fighting all the things that fight His presence. Use this time to help you decide how...

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Nobody Dies Early

Category: Leaving a Legacy, Kingdom Living, Biblical Truth

Matt Chandler had a massive tumor removed from his brain. He may live 5-10 or more years, or he may live 18 months, and no one really can predict it. But consider how he fights to trust and rest in his good and sovereign God:

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How Servants Rest

Category: Spiritual Life, Soma Family

It’s incredible to me how much a person can change in a relatively short period of time. September was one of those times for me. I was enormously blessed by my church family – the whole of September was a sabbatical for me. I approached this time with an agenda. I was going to...

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Tags: rest, sabbatical, identity, servant

Over-The-Fence Mission

Category: Missional Living, Authentic Community

In our Gospel Leader Residency, we're studying the book of Acts and reading about the establishment and expansion of the first century church. Again and again we've seen that God's mission is to make disciples and gather them into local communities called churches. Church planting is the...

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Tags: mission, missional community, discipleship, great commission

Pray and Fast - Day Six

Category: Prayer, Missional Living, Spiritual Life

Seven Days of Prayer for Our City Paul wrote to the church he planted in Thessalonica after receiving word from Timothy that all was well there. Paul had been very concerned for this infant church because he had so little time with them before being driven out of the city. When he came to...

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Tags: prayer, fasting, spokane, seven days

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