“If Only”

“If only we had meat to eat! Then we would be happy.” So thought the Israelites. Never mind that they’re on their way to the Promised Land. They’d rather turn around and head back to Egypt…back into bondage, back into forced labor. Why? Because the fish was free.   Seriously. What...

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New Five Forks Facebook Page

This week we have launched a new Facebook page where all new content/events/announcements/etc. will be posted on behalf of the church. The news will come out of the church office with the goal of keeping you informed of the latest happenings. Some of you are aware that for a number...

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How Was Your Rest Yesterday?

We evaluate each other by what we do…not by how we “rest.” We talk about how busy we are, implying “poor me.” While what we’re really trying to imply is how important we are. There is a time for rest. But we are so wired into thinking that our worth,...

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You Wouldn’t Believe How Busy I Am!

The lies we believe. Like this one: “How busy I am shows how important I am.”   It’s easy to wear busyness like a badge of honor.   This Sunday as we continue our Sermon Series called Lies We Believe, Pastor Adam will have us look at the lie that tries to convince us...

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News From Mozambique

Several weeks ago – during our sermon series on Finances – we read about the generosity of the churches in Macedonia as they we eager to provide support for a need that had arisen for the church in Jerusalem. Earlier this year it was brought to our attention that the...

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Five Forks Gear

Many of us will go out in public wearing a shirt, a jacket or a hat that makes clear the sports team we follow.   Sometimes we run into people who are fans of the same team and this can lead to a great conversation. Sometimes we run into fans of...

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The First Lie

This Sunday we kick off a 6-week sermon series called “Lies We Believe”. While the ways we can be deceived are many we will be focusing on six of them. Adam gets us started with a this topic: “My Feelings Are a Reliable Indicator of the Presence of God”…whether or not God...

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Youth Sunday

This is Youth Sunday, when our youth will be assuming responsibility for many aspects of the morning services. This includes greeting you at the door, handing out bulletins, receiving the offering, leading worship (during the 9:30 and 11:00 services) and preaching sermons.In regards to the sermons, one thing that will...

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“Too Much” or “Not Enough”?

  Here at Five Forks – and most likely at many churches – there is this tension that exists between talking about money “too much” or “not enough”. Some believe that all the church wants is their money. Others recognize that generous giving is a part of the spiritual growth...

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