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Posted On 02/15/2016

Weightlifters


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Weightlifters

We are weightlifters.  We attempt to bear the full weight of our burdens (and sometimes those of others too). Yet, scripture teaches us to …
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7
If we do “cast” all our cares on Him, it generally resembles the cast of a fisherman. The care leaves us, but it is not long before we reel it back in and throw it over our shoulder again. Jesus wants to bear our burdens.  He wants us to give them to Him fully and freely.  He’s willing to engage with us about their nature and purpose, but we are not meant to carry them ourselves.  And don’t waste your time building up muscle to make the weight lighter or to increase your own strength so you can carry more.  Join us as we learn to be care “casters,” not weightlifters.

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Sunday– 8:30am, 10:00 am and 11:30 am
Life Bridge Church
20330 Superior Rd. Taylor, MI 48180

New to Life Bridge?

Here is what you need to know
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We know that attending church for the first time can be intimidating. You are just curious and don’t want to stick out.
Here are a few questions we can answer for you right now:

1. Do I have to be a Christian to attend?

No. We are a church for people who don’t go to church. We have purposefully created a safe and open environment for you to get all your questions answered as well as allowing you the opportunity to discover what the Bible says and who Jesus is.

2. Do I need to be a member?

Many people have contacted us, prior to their first visit, to ask if they need to be a member to attend. Not at all, in fact, we don’t have membership. There is nothing you need to do to visit Life Bridge.

3. What should I wear?

We don’t have a dress code and there are no expectations. Well, maybe one….Please, don’t come naked. Most of the people on stage and in the audience dress very casually

4. What about my kids?1470046_872970262748734_1765183293579590594_n

We have an incredible and secure children’s ministry for children Newborn – 5th grade. We promise, they are going to love it! If it is your first weekend with us, you may want to come 10 min early to get them all checked in before the service begins.  After your first visit, children’s check-in is a piece of cake.

5. What about my kids 6th grade and up?

We work hard at engaging everyone 12 to 85 years old during our weekend services. We figure if the students like it then the adults are going to love it! Also, on Sundayevenings, we have an environment just for our teens. Check out our Encounter Student Ministries page for middle school and high school students.

6.How long are the services and what happens?

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All of our services are identical and last about an hour. We have a live band and an engaging teaching from the Bible.

7. Will I stick out?

No. We are a growing church and have many visitors each weekend. Again, we know it’s intimidating to be a newbie. We have designed each of our weekend experiences around visitors so that they might feel as comfortable as possible. We are just glad your coming!

Got more questions?

We hope you decide to attend. We think you will find we are a pretty welcoming bunch. Have more questions for us? Shoot us an email hello@242community.com or give us a call 734-309-7870

About The Author

Grant Agler

Teaching Pastor/Communications Champion Central

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Grant is our resident farmboy. He grew up in the cornfields of northwest Nebraska. He spent his early days living far from God. As Grant says, "I gave God the middle finger and didn't really care about faith at all." As a young man, he became convinced that God was real. He gave his life to Jesus and experienced God's amazing grace that previously made no sense to him. After experiencing that grace, Grant felt God calling him to teach the message of the gospel. Over the past 20 years, he has been preaching and teaching. Grant, his wife, Bethany, and their four children moved to Michigan in 2011, and he joined the 2|42 team in 2019. Grant is always good for a laugh, but more importantly, he explains biblical concepts in ways anyone can understand.
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