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Until We Meet Again

It’s been five Sundays. That’s how many we have missed since we last met together for on-campus, in-person worship services at Ingleside. Given our Governor’s statewide Shelter in Place order (issued on April 2 and currently set to expire on April 30), we know that we will not meet for at least two more weeks. So, until we are able to meet again, here is an updated list of practical steps we can take to help us flourish spiritually, to honor God, and to love our neighbors...

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Easter Worship by Livestream

This will be a Resurrection Sunday to remember, will it not? Instead of gathering with thousands on our campus to remember Jesus’ death on the cross for our sins and to celebrate his victory over sin and death, we will stay home and connect with one another for worship by livestream. You may participate at ingleside.org/live (and on Facebook and YouTube).  I hope that you will join us and invite others to do the same. Though our circumstances have been temporarily and radically...

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Worship by Livestream through April 26

Are you missing our weekly gatherings at Ingleside? I know that I surely am!  I’m missing the interaction and encouragement of our times of worship together and our face-to-face fellowship with one another. Yet, to honor the directives of our governing authorities and because we want to love our neighbors by doing our part to slow the spread of the coronavirus, we will continue to suspend any on-campus worship services or other activities through Thursday, April 30. Until it is...

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Ten Practical Steps to Honor God in the Crisis

Here are ten practical, put-it-into-action steps to take as we love God, love others, and follow Jesus during the COVID-19 crisis. . Engage with God through Scripture and prayer every day. Join with hundreds of us as we read God’s word “a chapter a day” (text the word Chapter to 22828 or sign up online here).  Jesus said: “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples” (John 8:31b, ESV).  By God’s grace, deep spiritual roots will enable us to weather any...

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Faithful in a Crisis

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis unfolds around us, it’s good to be reminded that God is sovereign and he “is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1, ESV). As we trust and follow Jesus, he will give us the wisdom, hope, strength, and encouragement that we need no matter what tomorrow may bring. So, here are five practical steps you can take to walk faithfully with the Lord during these uncertain days. ... First, engage with God through...

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Seven Ways You Can Help this Easter

Easter is this weekend, and it will be a great celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and of the eternal life that we have in him. If Ingleside is your church home, please consider these seven ways you can make our Easter celebration all that God intends it to be. .... Pray.  Really ask the Lord to favor and bless our worship with his Spirit’s power and anointing.  Pray for the gospel to be clear and for many to respond.  Pray for joy and love to permeate our...

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Easter at Ingleside 2019

I hope you are already planning to join us as we celebrate the gospel of Jesus Christ this Easter at Ingleside. April 14, Palm Sunday We will serve the Lord’s Supper in each morning worship service. April 14, 6:30 p.m. Our Chapel Choir will present a concert entitled, “The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus” in the Chapel. No ticket is required; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20 Easter Family Fun Day - for children Pre-K through 5th grade and their families. ...

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Easter at Ingleside 2019

I hope you will invite a friend to join you, and make plans now to be at Ingleside this Easter. April 14, Palm Sunday We will serve the Lord’s Supper in each morning worship service. April 14, 6:30 p.m. Our Chapel Choir will present a concert entitled, “The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus” in the Chapel. No ticket is required; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20 Easter Family Fun Day - for children Pre-K through 5th grade and their families.  10:00 a.m. –...

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Easter at Ingleside 2019

In just a few weeks, we will remember the crucifixion and celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, our risen Savior and great Redeemer. I hope you will invite a friend to join you, and make plans now to be at Ingleside this Easter. April 14, Palm Sunday We will serve the Lord’s Supper in each morning worship service. April 14, 6:30 p.m. Our Chapel Choir will present a concert entitled, “The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus” in the Chapel. Saturday, April...

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Easter at Ingleside 2019

In just a few weeks, we will remember the crucifixion and celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, our risen Savior and great Redeemer. I hope you will invite a friend to join you, and make plans now to be at Ingleside this Easter. April 14, Palm Sunday We will serve the Lord’s Supper in each morning worship service. April 14, 6:30 p.m. Our Chapel Choir will present a concert entitled, “The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus” in the Chapel. Saturday, April...

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