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  • Rich in Mercy
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    Rich in Mercy

    My phone was ringing. It was his Mother’s Day Out program. I checked my watch to see if he had made it an hour. My heart sank, and I could hear the conversation before it even took place.

    “Mrs. Cordero?”

    “This is she.”

    “We need you to come get your son right now.”

  • Just Maybe
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    Just Maybe

    I just returned from a three-month sabbatical and the question I get asked most is, “What did you learn?” If you’re not familiar with sabbatical, the elders of IBC graciously offer time off to pastors every seven years to rest, reflect, and recharge. It is something I greatly appreciate and do not take lightly, but the “what did you learn” question can be a little intimidating.

  • Dance Parties, Comfy Shoes, and a New Perspective
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    Dance Parties, Comfy Shoes, and a New Perspective

    This week we’re talking with Lisa Gajewski about her experience volunteering with Arise, IBC’s ministry to individuals with special needs. A long-time IBCer, Lisa started attending in 2004 and has been volunteering with Arise for the last eight years.

  • Pentecost and Stranger Things
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    Pentecost and Stranger Things

    If you’ve paid any attention to the outside world lately, you’d know that season 4 of “Stranger Things” dropped last week. “Stranger Things” is a science fiction series set in the 1980s and comes equipped with the typical rebellious kids wrestling with scholastic melodrama and, of course—monsters from another dimension.

  • Q&A with Young-Sam Won
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    Q&A with Young-Sam Won

    In celebration of AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Heritage Month, we are elevating AAPI voices within our church body. This week, we’re featuring a quick Q&A with Sam Won. Sam's family is relatively new to IBC, and we are so happy to have them!


  • Q&A with Chris Beach
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    Q&A with Chris Beach

    In celebration of AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Heritage Month, we are elevating AAPI voices within our church body. This week, we’re featuring a quick Q&A with Chris Beach. If you don’t know Chris, he’s active across several IBC ministries and is known to roll up his sleeves and volunteer whenever needed.