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Sam Nelson
The Idol of Money and Materialism

The Idol of Money and Materialism

We live in a world filled with opportunities to replace God with fake gods. The Bible calls this practice idolatry and warns us to “keep” ourselves from it (1 John 5:21). Idolatry is finding what is and should be ultimately found in Jesus Christ in created things....

Pressing Into The Mess

Pressing Into The Mess

Have you ever been hurt by someone in a Life Group? Or maybe you have met someone in a group that you just don’t see eye to eye with? If you have, you’re not alone. Providence Life Groups are made up of people, and people have baggage. Because we’re sinners (to sin is...

Women and Work

Women and Work

We live in a world filled with opportunities to replace God with fake gods. The Bible calls this practice idolatry and warns us to “keep” ourselves from it (1 John 5:21). Idolatry is finding what is and should be ultimately found in Jesus Christ in created things....

Are You Ready For Baptism?

Are You Ready For Baptism?

What is Baptism? Baptism is the act of being fully immersed underwater by another person as an act of worship to God the Father, Son, and Spirit. Symbolically, baptism serves as a physical representation of the Gospel message (Romans 6:3-4). In the beginning, God...

Six Roads That Lead To The Idol Of Career

Six Roads That Lead To The Idol Of Career

While our ultimate fulfillment can only be found in God, sin often tempts us to seek it in other sources. This leads to idolatry, where we turn to people, activities, or things as false providers of hope, peace, and satisfaction.  A prominent idol that many of us face...

The Idol Of Career

The Idol Of Career

We live in a world filled with opportunities to replace God with fake gods. The Bible calls this practice idolatry and warns us to “keep” ourselves from it (1 John 5:21). Idolatry is finding what is and should be ultimately found in Jesus Christ in created things....

3 Myths About Leading a Group

3 Myths About Leading a Group

At Providence, we love making disciples by developing leaders. The following are three myths that we often encounter when challenging people to step up as leaders. Do any of these apply to you? Have you heard them yourself?    Myth #1: “I need to have it all...

Becoming a Life Group Leader

Life Group Leadership OverviewProvidence Life Groups exist to be warm communities, growing in the Bible, on God's mission. Our vision for groups is that they'd be a place of radical hospitality for both guests and long-time members. In addition to being a relationally...

Why am I interested in a God I can’t see?

Why am I interested in a God I can’t see?

It was a silent October morning as we left our campsite to catch the sunrise. I remember sitting on a rocky ledge while the moon still lit the sky. There were a handful of peaks in front of us. (I can hear it now, some of you who call the Rockies home are laughing...

Our Vision for Providence Young Adults

Our Vision for Providence Young Adults

Providence Young Adults welcomes 23 - 35-year-old individuals. We're a family of Life Groups who love helping others take their spiritual next step. Whether you're fresh out of college, recently married, or busy with little children, there is a place for you in our...

What is Prayer?

What is Prayer?

Think back to your days in grade school. Who would it be if you were given the opportunity to write a letter to one famous person? In fifth grade, I had an opportunity similar to this. Our teacher helped us develop our penmanship by letting us choose one...