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All of the parking lots and walkways have been deiced and cleared at all of our campuses. We are ready for you and to look forward to worshiping together. We will gather at our regular worship times as we kick off our brand new sermon...

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“Party” in the Waiting Room

08.17.16 | Adult Groups Ministry | by Steve Parten

I use the word party loosely when describing the morning our small group guys converged upon Danny in the hospital waiting room. However, it certainly was a place of joy, peace and laughter. The medical tests had confirmed Danny’s fears...

Oxford: A Year Worth Celebrating

08.11.16 | Oxford Campus | by Jon Gilley

A year ago today, I was most likely sitting in a coffee shop on the Square in Oxford with our Campus Pastor, Jody Schmelzer, dreaming about what Pinelake Oxford was going to be like. It seemed like there was a never-ending list of things that had...

So Busy that We Miss Jesus

08.09.16 | Spiritual Growth | by Kyle York

Most of us feel like there’s more we could be doing. Even though we’re already racing around, we have this unreachable standard of busyness that continually hangs over us. And if we’re not careful, as Kyle York explains in...

4 Truths about the Bible

08.08.16 | Our House

At Pinelake, we believe, preach and teach the Bible as absolute truth and absolutely relevant to our everyday lives. But why? Here are four truths we believe about the Bible. The Bible is No Ordinary Book “All Scripture is inspired by God...

We Bring the Kingdom

08.01.16 | Our House

The church is people. It’s not a building. It’s not a program or a mission statement. The church is God’s people (1 Peter 2:5). We are a spiritual house. To be spiritual means you are alive spiritually. You have a relationship...

Make This House Your Home

07.28.16 | Our House

“You also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 2:5 Have you ever driven through a neighborhood and saw a...

How We Stay Sharp

07.26.16 | Spiritual Growth | by Jody Schmelzer

Somewhere there are people who need you. They need your experiences, your wisdom and your unique perspective. As Jody Schmelzer points out in today’s L3 reading, we were never meant to roll through this life on our own. We need people to...

Living a Radical Faith

07.25.16 | Sermons

Our world seems to be increasingly hostile toward Christian values. We could all list countless examples of those who have been attacked for living their faith. In fact, those who stand for truth are considered foolish. We can no longer afford...

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