Veritas Vitae is the "Truth Lives" in Latin. These blogs tell the truth in different forms, in different ways, of what God's word says, and what God is doing in and through His people at Anchor Community!

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The Church As An Instrument of Grace

Posted by Michael Gunn on

The Church of Jesus Christ is made up of those He calls to be a reflection of God's grace to the world To listen to the sermon go to The Church As An Instrument of Grace The problem with this notion is that it has hardly been true in many instances. Churches have become mega-clubs where people...

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What Is Orthodoxy?

Posted by Michael Gunn on

What does Titus teach us about "Sound Doctrine?" To listen to the sermon go to What Is Orthodoxy? Throughout my time as a pastor I have run into those that want to make sure you are teaching "Sound Doctrine." And in truth, this is very important, however many of those that seem so concerned to...

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What Is Encouragement?

Posted by Michael Gunn on

To listen this sermon go to Encourage One Another  What is encouragement, and what is an encouraging sermon? For many it is found in ancedotal sermons and platitudes that make us feel we are ok, when we are not (See V. 3). It would be easy to take this verse 11 admonishing us to...

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What Kind Of Joy In Suffering?

Posted by Tim Keller on

To listen to Tim Keller's Sermon go to The Christian's Happiness At the end of the 1979 Monty Python movie Life of Brian, most of the cast was crucified by the Roman legion and were singing "Always Look On the Brightside of Life" in an upbeat way to stare down the barrel of suffering and...

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Bear With One Another

Posted by Michael Gunn on

"Can't we just get along?" It seems as though even we, in the church struggle to do this. So our solution seems to be finding churches we like, and with people that are like us, instead ofmjoining our brothers and sisters In Christ, and be willing to serve one another. We are living in a time...

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Serve One Another

Posted by Michael Gunn on

To listen to the sermon go to Serve One Another Our passage is a passage in the midst of talking about freedom. In one sense, freedom seems to carry the idea that you can do anything free of any and all restraints, but as we analyze that idea of freedom, we begin to realize that has its own...

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What Does It Mean to 'Gospel' One Another?

Posted by Michael Gunn on

To listen to the latest sermon go to Instruct One Another As we are working our way through the many "One Anothers" in scripture, I am amazed how many clear commands we have in scripture in regard to how to be the church that Christ created, yet how many of them that we either ignore or...

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The Church As It's Supposed To Be

Posted by Michael Gunn on

To listen to the sermon click The Church As It Was Supposed To Be i am excited about this new series on the Church. There are many different ideas of what the Church is and many misconceptions. In this intro, we will define what the church is and then in subsequent weeks, look at the "One...

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Come Serve Epiphany LA

Posted by Michael Gunn on

If you can, please help us serve one of our Acts 29 Partner Churches in LA. They are meeting September 8th @ 7 PM, and need help of all kinds for their outreach, "Sex and Success: A Night of Questions, Answers and Art" The event will be held at 4343 Leimert Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90008

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Jesus' Church

Posted by Michael Gunn on

To listen to the sermon go to 1 + 2 Timothy Much of the emerging churches in the past 20 years have downplayed the actual Church as a structured entity. While I do not think calling 1 + 2 Timothy and Titus the "pastoral Epistles" is entirely accurate, it is clear that Paul had structure and...

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