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Noel Jesse Heikkinen (Follower of Jesus. Husband. Dad. Pastor. Recovering Hypocrite.)

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Christmas Underpants and Fairies (3:14)
1 year ago

Christmas Underpants and Fairies (3:14)

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My Christmas Eve chat with some kids about Christmas included a discussion about Jesus’ underpants and the fairies that were allegedly in Bethlehem on the day of his birth.

Do I have to like someone to love them?
1 year ago

Do I have to like someone to love them?

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“I know I am commanded to love people, but do I have to like them?”

Have you ever wondered about that?  It’s a question I get nearly every time I …
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Stop the Pain! (1:07)
1 year ago

Stop the Pain! (1:07)

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This edition of “Noel talks with kids about Christmas” is a good reflection of what 90% of our recording session was like.

C.S. Lewis on Temptation
1 year ago

C.S. Lewis on Temptation

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“No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good. A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. …
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Kids Define Rest (1:44)
1 year ago

Kids Define Rest (1:44)

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Recently, I had a chance to talk with some little kids about Christmas and what Emmanuel (God with us) means for us today.  In this short clip, we talk about rest.

We Always Marry the Wrong Person
1 year ago

We Always Marry the Wrong Person

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Tim and Kathy Keller (from The Meaning of Marriage)

“Destructive to marriage is the self-fulfillment ethic that assumes marriage and the family are primarily institutions of personal fulfillment, necessary for us …
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God Is Our Personal Trainer (1:42)
1 year ago

God Is Our Personal Trainer (1:42)

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This clip comes from a message originally given at Riverview Church on this portion of our Statement of Faith:

We believe Jesus is coming back to judge all people. We …
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Jesus is more than just a Moral Teacher (1:32)
1 year ago

Jesus is more than just a Moral Teacher (1:32)

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This clip comes from a message originally given at Riverview Church on this portion of our Statement of Faith:

We believe in the resurrection of both the lost and the …
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Living in Community
1 year ago

Living in Community

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“The movement upward [toward God] cannot be separated from the movement toward our neighbor.  Both belong indissolubly together…Standing under God’s rule means living in community with God and with the …
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Ambassadors for Christ 1:17
1 year ago

Ambassadors for Christ 1:17

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This clip comes from a message originally given at Riverview Church on this portion of our Statement of Faith:

We believe that the Church must be faithful to unchanging Biblical doctrine, must …
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