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People Like Us - Joel Adams

Category: Soma Family

So its Friday again!  This week we get to hear from Joel.  When Joel sent me his writing he described it as a free write.  It is very much that but it is also lovely and raw and true and completely open.  Perhaps one of my favorite things about this project is that each...

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People Like Us- Kanani Adams

Category: Soma Family

Good Morning Church! Today we get to read another story of Gods pursuit of another member of our family.  This morning we hear a story from Kanani.  A story of a mama, but not only that.  It is also a story of daughter who was tenderly loved back into the arms of...

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People Like Us - Jess Hopson

Category: Soma Family

Hey church this will be the first post in a new weekly series called, "People Like Us." It is easy in community to look around and see the people around you in the light you have created for them.  I am hoping this series will help us to look around and see one another in the light God has...

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Good Friday & Easter

Category: Soma Family

Good Friday (April 3, 5:30pm) and Easter (April 5, 11am): Join us the first weekend in April for a remembering and celebrating of Jesus death and resurrection.  Good Friday will focus on how the blood of Jesus frees us from sin for a life of declaring the greatness and goodness of...

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Eyes Wide Open: A Redemption Story

Category: Soma Family

Jessica and Brian Jager (and their kids!) have been working through the Soma Basics with us this fall, and Jesus is wrecking and rebuilding their lives in His great love. Jessica blogged this week about some of it, and I wanted to share with you the a bit of the beautiful, relentless love of...

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Tags: grace, stories, redemption, wrecking ball

Missional Community Training

Category: Soma Family

We’re getting close to ending our study in Ephesians, and my hope is not only that you’ve experienced refreshment and renewal in the message of grace but also that you’ve been compelled by this grace to press into missional community.  Paul’s message is...

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Tags: missional community, gospel power, gospel purpose, disciple, disciplemaking

Gospel People in Thessalonica (and Spokane)

Category: Soma Family

As we wrapped up our study in 1 Thessalonians, I was struck by the simplicity and beauty of Paul's instructions to the gospel community he left in Thessalonica: Leaders, work hard and care well for your people. People, respect and affirm your leaders, willingly submitting to them. All of you...

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Tags: gospel, community, mission, missional community

Striving For Perfection

Category: Soma Family

“It wasn’t supposed to be like this.” We’ve all thought it even if we haven’t said it out loud. So often the way we picture things outshines the reality we experience. Rather than work to better the reality or simply accept it, we tend to pout and feel cheated. At...

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Tags: perfection, striving, gospel, grace, advent, christmas

Family Identity

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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

How Servants Rest

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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

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