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Work Is Worship

As we have been talking about in our current sermon series, everything is worship. If everything is worship then that includes work. How often do you see work as an opportunity to offer worship unto

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Church

Kids Weekend Prayer Guide

Pray and Fast  Kids Weekend is such an exciting time for our church! Through it, we have the opportunity to reach so many kids with the life changing message of the gospel and make connections

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Christian Living

Sex, Marriage, & Singleness Resources

The past several weeks we dove into the sermon series, Sex, Marriage, & Singleness, three heavy topics that could each be entire sermon series in themselves! We hope studying 1 Corinthians 6-7 together has led

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Church

New Year Reminders

Just a few quick logistical reminders for our church as we head into 2023. Meeting Schedule We will NOT be meeting on Sunday January 1, 2023. Please take that day to worship at home with

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Christian Living

Christmas With Redemption!

It’s that amazing season when we celebrate Jesus’ birth and engage the world with his message of hope! Make sure you visit our Christmas webpage (by clicking here) for all the details. We’ll be celebrating

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Christian Living

It’s Time for Groups Again!

Hey Redemption Church! With the fall season in sight, we’re getting back into our community groups and DNA groups together. That’ll be awesome. We can’t wait to do life together as we meet small and

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Church

Easter Weekend Details

We’re so excited for Easter this year! The pandemic has subsided, so we can gather without any restrictions, we’re celebrating our Savior’s resurrection together, AND we’re celebrating our first birthday as a church plant! What

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Reimagining Christmas
Christian Living

Christmas Isn’t What You Think

Are you ready for the holiday season? I know at our house, the Christmas music has already begun! Decorations will be coming out of storage very shortly, and we’ll ride that Christmas joy all the

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Though Life
Christian Living

Thought Life Resources

Hey church, I hope you’ve appreciated the Thought Life series so far. The truths and practical steps we’ve been discussing have changed my life, for sure. I hope it’s doing the same for you. As

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Hope In The Truth
Christian Living

Our Hope Is Based on Truth, Not Fairytales

During our message on Paul’s prayers for the Ephesian church, I mention that there is ample evidence for why Christians would even consider believing in the Bible and Jesus’ resurrection. Christianity’s not like most other

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Time To Launch
Church

Time To Launch

We are super excited to end our “launch process” on Easter, April 4th, as we officially launch Redemption Church! We’re meeting at 10am in person at the Grandin Theatre, and 4pm online. The pandemic has

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Give The Gospel
Church

How To Give The Gospel

Hey guys, we just talked about how to give the gospel to people in our culture this weekend. If you didn’t get a chance to check out the message, you can watch it on our

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God's Law
Christian Living

Is God’s Law Good for Life?

THE LAW CAN’T SAVE As we have been studying the 10 Commandments over the past few months I’m sure we all have been reflecting a lot on the “Law,” or the “Word of God,” or

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Ultimate Exile
Christian Living

Jesus As The Ultimate Exile

Throughout this series we’ve shown how being a Christian exile changes how we view the world and our place in it. When we embrace this world as a place of exile and not our ultimate

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Transgender Identity
Christian Living

The Exiled Life: Transgender Identity

Many Christians are perplexed about how to respond to the transgender identity movement. Even among scholars, most responses have ended up defending binary sex and gender with biblical passages. But they’ve failed to offer compassion

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Exiles in Majority Culture
Christian Living

Live as Exiles in the Majority Culture

In the previous article we examined how life as an exile informs the lives of Christian minorities. Now we’re going to switch gears and speak specifically to Christians who are part of the majority culture.

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Minority Exiles
Christian Living

Minority in Exile: Know Your New Identity

In this article, we will continue our series on living as exiles by exploring how this specifically applies to those who are in a minority population. Understanding minority identity as a Jesus follower is so

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Exiles in Your Own Body
Christian Living

Exiled in Your Own Body

Have you ever wished you could escape your own body? Do you feel like you’re not at home in your own body?  That’s because you aren’t! You’re an exile, even in your own body. In

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Parenting and Racism
Kids & Parenting

Parenting & Racism

This week, we’re going to hear from one of our new launch team members, Missy Flint. She gives us some wisdom on parenting and racism, and things she’s learned through her experience adopting children who

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God Loves Justice
Church

God Loves Justice

George Floyd I want to take a break from our parenting blogs this week to address something important. I want to recognize the evil we continue to experience in our culture. George Floyd was murdered

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Angry Parent
Kids & Parenting

Don’t Be An Angry Parent

Wow. Kids sure can make you an angry parent! Yeah you love your children, and yeah they’re cute, but that often seems like it’s the only thing that saves their lives, right? If you’re like

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Stop Struggling As A Parent
Kids & Parenting

Stop Struggling As A Parent

Ever find yourself struggling as a parent? I do. Thankfully (or rather, unfortunately), I know I’m not alone. There are quite a few others I know personally who are also struggling with parenting their little

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Live Q&A
Christian Living

Live Q&A With Tamara & Carter

We hope this live Q&A will be an encouragement as you think about how to live out your Christian worldview in a way that honors God and engages the culture. Feel free to continue the

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Church

Reflections on Good Friday

In honor of this being Good Friday, I took time to record a short video (9 mins) reflecting on Hebrews 2:5-18. It’s a passage of Scripture that really helps us consider the reason God became

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Why Plant Churches
Christian Living

Why Plant Churches & Why Roanoke

We get a lot of questions surrounding the idea of church planting, but especially around the idea of starting a new church in Roanoke, VA. We hear questions like: “There are already a lot of

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Church

We Are Hiring!

Even though we don’t quite exist as a church yet, we’re looking for some staff positions! It’ll require a little flexibility and courage on the part of those who are interested, but it’ll be worth

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decisions
Christian Living

Decisions Decisions

Making decisions can be tough! Especially as a Christian, you (usually) want to do the “right” thing and make the “right” choice. Often, we get morality involved and make decisions— especially those big, life decisions—a

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culture review
Culture Engagement

The Culture Review: First Post

It’s our first blog post at Redemption Church! We’re calling our new blog: The Culture Review. Here you can expect to be able to find relevant information on how to live like a Christian in

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