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Vision Walk
February 18, 2018

Vision Walk Week 7: The Refuse Gate

Vision Walk Week 7: The Refuse Gate

We come to the halfway point, with one of the most baffling gates: The Refuse Gate. (And, in this case, it is not pronounced (rəˈfyo͞oz/) but instead: (ref yo͞os) — as in garbage.) Or, as the Hebrew sign on the gate puts it: The Dung Gate. How in the world can that apply to the […]

February 11, 2018

Vision Walk Week 6: The Valley Gate

Vision Walk Week 6: The Valley Gate

Continuing the walk through the Gates of Nehemiah (That parallel the Christian walk with God) we approach the Valley Gate. But the Valley is not a scenic one, like Shenandoah Valley… it’s like the Valley David mentions in Psalm 23: The Valley of Shadow and Death. It is a journey through the wilderness. But, as […]

February 4, 2018

Vision Walk Week 5: The Old Gate

Vision Walk Week 5: The Old Gate

We continue “walking through the gates of Nehemiah” this week. And we come to one that is often avoided by people who don’t understand it. It is the Old Gate. Or, as the prophet Jeremiah puts it in Chapter 6: “Stand at the crossroads and look, ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good […]

January 28, 2018

Vision Walk – Week 4: The Gates (Part 1)

Vision Walk - Week 4: The Gates (Part 1)

Ever come across something in the bible that seems like a useless detail? Maybe you skip over whole paragraphs wondering why in the world it was even included in the Bible to begin with. What if some of those passages we skip over actually contain a blueprint for our journey with Jesus? Join as our […]

January 21, 2018

Vision Walk – Week 3: Resolve

Vision Walk - Week 3: Resolve

As Nehemiah approaches his destination, he must have been excited — over four months of planning and travel has finally led him to the doorstep of fulfilling God’s destiny for his life. But before he even arrives, word reaches him that the leaders of Jerusalem have heard he is coming to assist Israel — and […]

January 14, 2018

Vision Walk – Week 2: Opportunity

Vision Walk - Week 2: Opportunity

Sometimes the backstory matters. In the book of Nehemiah, the author left us important clues that show us how to be ready when an opportunity comes along, and how to learn the most important part of the planning stage: waiting on God’s signal. Nehemiah can teach us a lot about planning for God’s Vision. BIBLE […]

January 7, 2018

Vision Walk Week 1: Broken Heart

Vision Walk Week 1: Broken Heart

If being a Christian is about doing the will of the Father, and Jesus says it is, how do we do that? How do we move from God speaking to us, to us stepping out in Faith to “Walk the Vision?” That’s what this series is about. We are following along with the story of […]