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Pray and Fast - Day Five

Category: Prayer, Spiritual Life

Seven Days of Prayer for Our City Paul constantly prayed for the Thessalonian church, remembering before God their "work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ " (1 Thess. 1.3). This is a classic triad of Christian fruitfulness - faith, love, and hope. It...

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Pray and Fast - Day Four

Category: Prayer, Spiritual Life, Soma Family

Seven Days of Prayer for Our City As the gospel hit home for the Thessalonians, as the Holy Spirit impressed upon them the weight of the gospel, and as they turned from idols to serve the living and true God, it was as if a atomic bomb was dropped on the city, reverberating throughout the...

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Pray and Fast - Day Three

Category: Prayer, Missional Living, Spiritual Life

Seven Days of Prayer for Our City As Paul recounted the story of the gospel coming to the Thessalonians, he rejoiced to remember that they "turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God." Paul uses the word "idol" in the most general way, as his converts were not only pagan idol...

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Pray and Fast - Day Two

Category: Prayer, Missional Living, Spiritual Life, Soma Family

Seven Days of Prayer for our City When Paul arrived in Thessalonica, he went straight to the synagogue and began to proclaim the gospel message. According to Acts 17, the message he proclaimed was about Jesus of Nazareth, and why Jesus was the Messiah, and why the Messiah had to die and be...

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The Growth of the Early Church

Category: Missional Living, Authentic Community

Rodney Stark on why the early church grew from 120 to 6 million in just 300 years: "Christianity did not grow because of miracle working in the marketplaces (although there may have been much of that going on), or because Constantine said it should, or even because the martyrs gave it such...

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Tags: church, mission, community, evangelism, discipleship

Pray and Fast - Day One

Category: Prayer, Spiritual Life, Soma Family

Seven Days of Prayer for Our City At the time of Paul’s first journey to Thessalonica, the city was the capital of Macedonia and a growing urban metropolis located on a major trade route. Paul’s missionary journeys took him from one major city to the next as the Spirit led him...

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Soma Spokane Blog

Category: Soma Family

As we make the transition from Vintage Faith to Soma Spokane, one of my hopes is that our webpage increasingly becomes a place to share resources that help our body and the church at large to make disciples who can make disciples. To that end, our blog will serve to: Share Stories: One of the...

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Prayer and Fasting

Category: Soma Family

We’ve been taking the month of September to remember together what we’re all about and to look forward to the next season of life together on Jesus’ mission. As we make this significant transition from Vintage Faith to Soma Communities, we’re re-aligning ourselves with...

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Unbelievable Gospel

Category: Leadership, Soma Family, Soma Spokane Event

On Saturday, October 20th, and Sunday, October 21st, we’ll be hosting pastor Jonathan Dodson. Jonathan pastors a Soma Family church in Austin, TX, called Austin City Life, and he wrote the book “Gospel-Centered Discipleship." I first met Jonathan through the Acts 29 Network when he...

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Celebrating and Transitioning

Category: Soma Family

Our Story Almost 8 years ago, God called a handful of his kids to band together and plant a new church. We had little idea what we were doing, but we were sent by a great local church with a passion to see disciples of Jesus made and multiplied in the Greater Spokane Area. Over the summer of...

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