Rule of Life

A Rule of Life is a means of ordering your world around God. It puts structure to your desire to know and follow Jesus.

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Micro Groups

Micro Groups are groups of 2 -3 deep friends who have committed to following Jesus, encouraging one another, and seeking God's Kingdom.

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Community Groups

Community Groups are the full realization of the body of Jesus. They incorporate all ages and revolve around the Table.

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Portage Lake Breathe Retreat

BREATHE 2017 GROUP DISCOUNT! Register with 10+ women and save $15 each on registration! Spend a weekend away with friends laughing, connecting, and relaxing! Learn more! STAY CONNECTED: Portage Lake Covenant Bible Camp, 4158 Camp Delight Rd, Onekama, MI 49675

Emotionally Mature Community

How do you deal with conflict?  It might seem like an easy question.  But really take a moment and reflect back on your most recent conflicts.  What emerged from you?  Don’t worry about the others or the situation, just focus on your response.  Think about how you reacted physically, emotionally, spiritually, and relationally? Our reaction

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Emotional Health

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Have you ever wondered why, even though you know Jesus, believe in Him, and even see Him move in your life, there are still areas where you remain stuck.  Some of us have been Christians for a long time, our faith has grown but many of our behaviors and reactions have hardly

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Flattened Leadership Proposal

Below is the slide presentation about the Flattened Leadership Proposal and some supporting documents.   The article on Biblical Leadership – “Jesus Mandate for Leadership” A couple of articles on Bi-vocational leadership – “Journal : The Math Doesn’t Work: Why the Future of Church Planting is Bi-Vocational | 9Marks”  “Facing the Brutal Facts of Church

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Parenting Courses

What are the Parenting Courses? Drawing on their own experience of bringing up four children and having talked to thousands of parents over the years on their parenting course, Nicky and Sila Lee bring fresh insights and time-tested values to the task of parenting.  Full of valuable advice and practical tips.   Are you interested

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The Marriage Course

  A strong, loving and lifelong relationship doesn’t happen by chance.  It takes effort and dedication to keep the fun and romance alive.  We can all learn how to make even the happiest marriage better. Check out this video – ALPHA MARRIAGE Please email Heather Wood ( if you are interested in receiving more information

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Biblical Study Tools

There are a tremendous number of powerful Biblical tools available to everyone.  Below are a few online resources that you may find helpful: Bible Gateway ( This website offers a large number of Bible translations and tools. One nice feature is its ability to have parallel versions open at the same time.  Different translations can often

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Church Leadership

One of the most critical components in the expansion of God’s Kingdom is the Leader.  However, Jesus redefines leadership.  Unlike the rest of the world, where leadership is tied to a position and designed for top down implementation, Jesus says, in His Kingdom leadership will be very different.  For Jesus, leadership is not positional and

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Daily Meditation – The Wisdom Jesus

Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation Image credit: The Calling of Saint Matthew (detail) by Caravaggio, 1599-1600. Chiesa di San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome, Italy. The Wisdom Jesus One with God, One with Each Other Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. When Jesus talks about Oneness,

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FISHING RETREAT! April 21-23, 2017 Spend this prime weekend for fishing on the river (and lake)! Enjoy delicious meals at camp, information on gear and tactics, and more. We hope to see you there! Click here to learn more! STAY CONNECTED: Portage Lake Covenant Bible Camp, 4158 Camp Delight Rd, Onekama, MI 49675