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Why Doesn't Good News Church Have A Typical Youth Group?
At Good News Church, we feel that it is very important that we explain to you not only what we do, but why we do what we do. So, for this article, I wanted to answer the question, "Why doesn't Good News Church have a typical youth group?"
Biblical Observations vs Biblical Commands: What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?
I am a person that describes myself as a Christian, which means that I try my best to show others that Jesus is the Lord of my life. That means I do my best to follow the Bible (which is generally accepted as the “rule book” for Jesus followers). So, it stands to reason that the Bible is important to Christians; and since people who love Jesus want to “follow the rules”, they obey the Bible.
Worship Song: Is He Worthy?

Worship Song: Is He Worthy?

November 15, 2019
by Kennon Bickhart

A popular type of song called “call-and-response” is something that can be found throughout the history of music. What is the point of this type of song? It seems that these songs have a strong community-building, affirmation of the topics that they are centered around.
Why Are Good News Community Groups Semester-based?

Why Are Good News Community Groups Semester-based?

October 22, 2019
by Mario Villella

Recently, I was having a discussion with the elders of our church about the community groups at Good News. One of them mentioned to me that it seems that there is a widespread belief at our church that you can only join a community group in August and January – if you show up in October or March, you are out of luck!
Why Does Mario Preach Out of the HCSB Version of the Bible?
Occasionally, people will ask me why I preach out of the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB); perhaps it’s because it’s not as well-known of a translation as the NIV or KJV. Well, here is my main answer: I like that it is a balance between the dynamic equivalence and formal equivalence methods of translating the Bible.
Why Isn’t Good News Church a Member of a Denomination?
One issue I’ve been asked about countless times over the last several years is the relationship between Good News Church and any existing denomination. I tell people that we are not a part of a denomination, and I would guess that the vast majority of people are happy with that answer.
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