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Faith Lutheran Bentonville

February 1, 2022

When our strategic planning committee met back in October and again in December, one of the things we focused on was what makes us stand out from other churches around us. Everyone agreed that our Lutheran theology...

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A Volunteer?

January 1, 2022

There is a word we use a lot in the church, and it’s a word that we really should put to rest. So, as we come to the time of year when many people make New Year’s resolutions, let’s resolve, as God’s people, to remove from our vocabulary the word “volunteer." Now there is nothing wrong with being a volunteer...

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Coming to Cleanse Our Sin

December 1, 2021

As we enter the season of Advent, we come to a new year in the church calendar. Blue marks the season and symbolizes anticipation and hope. The word “Advent” means “coming,” and in the season of Advent, we anticipate Jesus’ coming. Naturally, before Christmas, one might assume we are looking forward to the birth...

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Prayer Life

August 1, 2021

Prayer is pretty amazing when you think about it. When we pray, we are talking to God, the Creator of the universe. To think that we can actually communicate with him is incredible. He commands us to pray to him, and that means we matter...

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Are We There Yet?

May 15, 2021

Are we there yet? It’s common question many parents hear when they travel with their kids, but I think it’s something we are all wondering now. After a year of putting up with the uncertainties of COVID-19, are we there yet? Are we back to normal?...

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