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Holding Loosely

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When my wife Nicole and I returned to her hometown of Sandpoint to start a church in 2001, I didn’t know anybody. I was eager to build relationships and get to know some guys my age (I was 28 at the time). So Nicole got me in touch with a friend of her’s from high school that I had...


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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Proposed New Governance Structure for Cedar Hills Church On Sunday, January 28th at 12:15pm, Cedar Hills is holding a meeting of our church membership. At this meeting, new governing bylaws will be formally presented to our church membership for their...

Christmas Offering

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Black Friday is in the rearview mirror and Christmas Season is now if full swing. I saw some interesting Christmas stats recently that I thought I’d share. This year, between November 1 and December 25: Americans will spend more than $35 billion online buying Christmas gifts. 18% of...

Walking The Way Of Jesus

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This weekend, we celebrate the joy and power of resurrection…a single act that has reverberated throughout history for 2000 years. Every time I write or say that word…resurrection…something deep inside of me stirs. Seriously, it just happened again! It’s like a rumble...

Cedar Hills Christmas Offering

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Have you heard the news? We are in the midst of one of the most exciting times of year and I love it! Christmas is all about receiving the best, most extravagant gift the world has even seen...Jesus.This year, we have the opportunity to pass on the gift of Jesus by giving our best, most...

The New World

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Some days are hard. Some days are so full of stress and anxiety and fear and heartache that you long to get away for a holiday or vacation. Or maybe a retreat.   You're looking for a place where there are no deadlines to meet and no crises to negotiate. At its best, that's what a vacation...