Is it time to go fishing?

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“Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19 “Do not be afraid. From now on you will catch men.” Luke 5:10 What wonderful and reassuring statements that our Lord proclaimed to his disciples. It was not, “I hope you become or perhaps with lots of work you will become”, rather it … Read More

Trials of Life are Just Wedgies!

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So life has thrown you a few wedgies! Or in a more colloquially pictorial thought: “What’s got your panties in a wad?” “What’s happening up on the street, just don’t seem right brothers & sisters, but it is evident that I am suppose to be in the groove of it all. No matter which way I turn something smacks right … Read More

TJC Stories: Ginger Reed

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Ginger Reed – Bridgers Teacher   I received an invitation from Erik and Clyde Roundtree to attend a meeting where they would cast their vision for a new church plant. I was currently not attending church and had been absent from church for many years. I would attend Easter and Christmas but other than the usual holiday’s I was not going. As a … Read More

The Aroma of Life

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Is there an aroma, a smell that draws you to a memory or an experience in your life? A particular meal that was cooked when you were a child? For me it is the smell of fresh cooked yeast rolls that was a daily treat at one of my childhood friend’s house. Even to this day after 55 years have … Read More

God’s Boundaries Verses our Resolutions for 2017

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Most of us have already made our resolutions for this year. Those resolutions generally center around what we will do and what we will not do. We start off with a general assessment of our lives over the past year, perhaps a few more if we have not accomplished some of the goals we might have had for a few … Read More

Merry Christmas And Happy New Year!

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from The Journey Church! It’s been a great year at TJC! We have grown physically and spiritually, experienced love and grace from God, and built a community that shows Jesus as incomparably glorious. We look forward to celebrating the holidays with you at our upcoming worship services and preparing to start 2017 with our focus on … Read More

TJC Stories: Walker & Amber Woods

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Walker Woods – Bridgers Teacher   My family and I have been attending the Journey Church since 2008. These years have been instrumental in my spiritual growth and grounding. TJC has always provided ample opportunity as well as a strong emphasis on serving. Initially, I wanted to serve just in order to be a part of what was going on with … Read More

Pursuing Moral Excellence

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Pursuing Moral Excellence, “Grace is opposed to earning, but grace is not opposed to effort.” Salvation is by grace not of works for sure.  There is nothing we can do to achieve a right standing before God devised by our own works to prove that we have value, thus God would have to allow us to be saved upon our … Read More

TJC Stories: Brandy Tomlinson

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Brandy Tomlinson-Preschool Teacher  We have attended TJC for 8 years. Caleb was 18 months old when we first started attending the church and I was very hesitant to leave him in the nursery with complete strangers. I remember taking him the very first time and being greeted by such warm and friendly faces that made it so much easier dropping … Read More