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Porch on Break Special Editions | December 20, 2014 . By The Porch
It’s Christmas! (Approximately.) Which means, just like this time every year, The Porch is on break. We’ll start back up on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Our volunteers and staff like to take this ti
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We’re going through a series at The Porch which talks about dating (among other things). We’ve actually encouraged godly men at The Porch who are ready for marriage to find the godliest woman
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Alone for the Holidays From JP | December 1, 2014 . By Jonathan Pokluda
Not everybody loves Christmas. Far from being “the most wonderful time of the year,” for some people the entire holiday season is literally the worst time of the year. It’s not so much an attitu
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5 Leadership Lessons from King David From JP | November 24, 2014 . By Jonathan Pokluda
Israel’s King David was, without a doubt, a great leader. Men were willing to follow him even before he was king, and even when he was on the run and had to hide in the desert. God referred to him a
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The Gospel From JP | November 17, 2014 . By Jonathan Pokluda
Last weekend about 100 young adults went on what you might call a “mission trip” to share the gospel. Except there was no “trip” involved. They didn’t go to Africa, or some unreached corner
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If We Don’t Go, Who Will? Special Editions | November 10, 2014 . By The Porch
International Missions Start in Dallas Followers of Christ are all called to be “on mission” every moment of everyday in your own “Jerusalam, Judea, and Samaria” (Acts 1:8). A missiona
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Why You Should Vote From JP | November 3, 2014 . By Jonathan Pokluda
Go vote. That’s really the point of this post, and if you’ve already voted or have already made plans to vote, I guess this will be a quick read. However, I know that most people reading this blog
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Halloween Costumes: Less is Less From JP | October 27, 2014 . By Jonathan Pokluda
The best part of Halloween as a kid was the candy. All year my parents would put restrictions around eating candy, and warning me against cavities and tooth decay. Then Halloween would come! It was li
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7 Wedding Wisdom Stats for Singles Guest Posts | October 20, 2014 . By Kevin McConaghy
By Kevin McConaghy There’s been some press this past week about a study by a couple of professors at Emory University. The study looked at the correlation between divorce rates and wedding expenses
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7 Questions to Ask When Navigating Gray Areas From JP | October 13, 2014 . By Jonathan Pokluda
In many areas—more cases than what most people in today’s society care to admit—what’s right and wrong is actually pretty clear. There is absolute truth. And if you’re a Christian, then the
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