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Interested in a special night of Music and/or Prayer?

We are making plans for a special night of worship through music and/or prayer in the months ahead. And if that sounds exciting to you, we want to include you in the planning process! Please participate in the two-question survey by following the link below:

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Director's Cut - Jonah 2

Let's continue to prayerfully consider our first application point from Sunday's sermon on Jonah chapter 2: Have you received mercy?...

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Jesus, kids, and social media

It's very intimidating to write anything geared towards parents regarding children. There are so many perspectives and an endless combination of personality/belief/application/circumstance regarding how to raise children into Christ's disciples. "How to's" and "Don't do these 5 things" abound in our expansively available resources on parenting, it's hardly necessa...

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Great is Thy Faithfulness to Orchard!


Please join us in thanksgiving and prayer for our new Pastor-Elder Paul Scrabeck! May the Lord bless the ministry of Paul and Linda at Orchard Bible Church....

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Do Not Let Family Become a god

Whether you have a family or not, do not let it become a god!...

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Epic Marriage Class - Sunday Nights @ Orchard

If you missed the first marriage class, you will not want to miss the audio below! Join us for the next 3 Sunday Nights at 6:30p

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Men Learning from Women

A really important article on what it means (and doesn't mean) to be Complementarian. I'm Complementarian and I Read Books By Women - Tim Challies...

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Election 2016 - Thoughts from the Elders

Many of us are wrestling with what the Lord would have us do in the upcoming election. Who should we vote for?...

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Back to School! What does that mean?


It may come as a surprise that we do have an official view on the subject of home schooling, Christian schooling, or public schooling....

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How NOT to Teach Kids the Bible

Of all age groups, I find teaching the Bible to children to be among the most challenging. I'm so thankful for our Sunday School teachers who do this so well. As a parent, I'm always looking for good insights on teaching my own kids, and found this article to be very helpful. If you are a parent or Sunday School teacher, please give this brief article a read for some great...

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