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UPC: A Missional Church

September 5, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

Over the past several years, God has been leading UPC, step by step, into a new chapter of its existence. I say "new" not in the sense that it's a radically different approach to ministry, but "new" in the sense that we have before us a fork in the road.... Keep Reading

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Three Questions about the Ten Commandments

August 30, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

We began a new sermon series on the Ten Commandments a few weeks ago. Several of you have asked me questions that I haven't fully answered in my sermons. So I'll do it here.... Keep Reading

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Come and Go

August 24, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

We have to resist the constant pull to define church as a place, an event, a show, or a service. It's not. It's a people.... Keep Reading

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Great Is Your Reward?

August 16, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

What is a Biblical, grace-centered view of heavenly reward? What did Jesus mean when he said, "Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven"? Here are some of my thoughts on the thorny subject of rewards in heaven.... Keep Reading

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A Different Kind of Scorecard

August 2, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

How can you tell you're growing as a Christian? What should you look at to measure your sanctification?... Keep Reading

The Christian in a Political World

July 26, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

In the midst of a divisive presidential campaign, it's important to ask: What's a Christian's role in the political process? What guidance does the Bible give on our responsibilities as US citizens?... Keep Reading

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What Do We Value at UPC?

July 6, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

The winds and whims of the moment will blow you off course unless you have an anchor.... Keep Reading

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Yes, It Matters

June 14, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

Do you ever get discouraged because it seems your efforts to serve Christ are small and unimportant? ... Keep Reading

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What Is the Gospel?

June 7, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

Is it possible to be a Christian and not really "get" the gospel? Read my story to find out.... Keep Reading

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How To Change the World

June 1, 2012 | by: Mike Osborne | 0 comments

Like you, I long to see the gospel take root in our community and in our nation. The decline in the spiritual condition of our country makes me weep and worry. What will it take to see our culture transformed for the glory of God?... Keep Reading

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