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October 2012

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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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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Tags: prayer, fasting, spokane, seven days

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