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Formed: IBC Blog

Formed is a platform that gives people a place to wrestle with topics they may tend to avoid and to grow and learn from one another. A tool used to help believers make their faith their own by providing different perspectives and stories while pointing to the gospel and the mission and vision of Irving Bible Church.

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    Hope & Healing

    Experiencing Peace in the Midst of Anxiety

    Not long after the crucifixion of Jesus, a rumor was rapidly spreading in and around Jerusalem and made its way to the ears of the disciples: was Jesus actually alive?! How could that possibly be? And so, the disciples gathered to discuss this puzzling report.

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    Create Space & Listen

    “What happens when we create space and listen?”

    If you look around on a Sunday, you might get the impression that the church is really good at two things: 1) taking up space and 2) making noise. We’ve got a big building with people and programming happening all over the place, plus we do a lot of singing, teaching, praying, and announcing. We take up space and we make noise on a regular basis—and I believe those are good things.

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    Christmas Round Table Week 2

    Week two is here!

    It's finally here — the season of Advent. From November 28 until December 24 we get to be fully submerged in stories of hope, peace, joy, and love. But — we also get to take part in our favorite Christmas traditions.

    So I did what any enneagram number 8 would do, and I asked a probing question about Christmas favorites to keep our staff on their toes. This week I asked our staff what one book they would recommend to give as a gift, and this is what they said..

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    Christmas Roundtable

    It's finally here — the season of Advent. From November 28 until December 24 we get to be fully submerged in stories of hope, peace, joy, and love. But — we also get to take part in our favorite Christmas traditions.

    So I did what enneagram number 8 would do, and I asked a probing questions about Christmas favorites to keep our staff on their toes. This week I asked our staff what their favorite Christmas movie is, and here is what they had to say...

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    Formed

    Church Folk

    We live in a time and season that when you hear the word “church folk” you never know what will come next. Some have resolved to hear something negative before they expect a positive comment. Compiled on this, we also have a new trend where many enjoy church from the comfort of their home instead in the presence of “church folk.” Yet, whenever I ask what people desire from church, the answer is almost always "fellowship and community".

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    It's Time to Invest in Serving Our City

    Evan & Courtney shaver have been IBCer's for over 20 years. They are passionate about following what Jesus encourages his followers to give. They are all about giving both their time and their money to love and serve Irving Bible Church and the surrounding communities.