Jonathan Alexander

D-Day

D-Day: It’s Just a Matter of Time

Picture was taken at the National Archives and is offered Royalty Free by Historylink101's World War II Picture Section. Pictures can be found at the D-Day Picture Page. From John Ortberg's If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat: One of the most powerful 30 minutes of...

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Rooted

Rooted & Growing

This past Sunday, we launched our new Rooted series with “Rooted in God’s Story.” We talked about different stages of growth and what we can do to continue to grow and get more deeply rooted together in Jesus. Here are the different stages and what you can do to grow: SEED: As a seed,...

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Rooted

Rooted

In the Pacific Northwest, we love our trees—tall and green. Underneath the surface of the ground is a deep network of roots that allows the tree to live tall and green. Scientists tell us that up to 70% of a tree's energy may go into what goes on below ground....

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Viral

Passion & Purpose

We began our new Viral series at Northshore Community Church and talked about Viral Principle #1: Passion. As we learn from the example of Paul and Barnabas in Acts 13-14, behind passion is purpose. In John Bishop’s book Dangerous Church, he captures this singular purpose well when he writes: “In the early church, there...

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Viral

New Series: Viral

When something goes “viral,” it spreads contagiously by circulating from person to person until it takes on a life of its own—whether it’s a microscopic pathogen, a YouTube video, or a revolutionary idea. The message of Jesus went viral, growing from 1 to 33.8 million followers in a little over...

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Re:solution

This is the time of year when we reflect on how last year went and where we want this year to go. It’s a time to reflect, refocus, and restart. But it’s also a time when self-improvement can become self-absorption. When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, what if there...

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