Author Archives: Solano Church

The Intermediate State

As we reflect back on the Solano sermon series Heaven: The Land That Stretches Afar,  many of us have been challenged in our assumptions and received teaching on Heaven, and have given ourselves permission to enjoy imagining that land. Something that these … Continue reading

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Fasting | A Prayerful Practice

Bennett Gibson helps us prepare to fast on Good Friday Have you ever tried to fast? How hard was it to accomplish? I’ve fasted many times in my life (sometimes unsuccessfully), and I can say it’s not easy. To be … Continue reading

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Learning Rhythms of Rest

This post is a follow-up from Women’s Retreat, where we talked about how to deal with the unrest in our souls. Scripture teaches us that we are to have periods of work and rest, from the beginning when God rests … Continue reading

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Bible Reading Plans

Have trouble knowing how to read your bible? Not sure what to read next? Here are some plans and resources that might help. Continue reading

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A Light from the Shadows

By Dakota Dietz A few months ago my wife Meagan and I were flying overnight to Iceland on our honeymoon. We were on a mission to catch even a moment of the famed Aurora Borealis, but God surprised us and … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Adventures of the Searchers & the Misfits

Jackie Knapp, Miguel Castuera, Laura Humphrey & the Solano Kids Solano Church is blessed with some very talented children and young people. This Christmas we wanted to create something with them that would help them communicate the meaning of Christmas in a fresh, imaginative way… … Continue reading

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Standing in the Gap

Dakota Dietz However the election has affected our communities and hearts, something we may all agree on is that it has brought into focus the vast cultural divide in our nation. This is not a political commentary, but a personal … Continue reading

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5 Reminders for Election Day

By Brent Kompelien This election is probably making you anxious about the future, frustrated with the political process, or disillusioned with our nation’s leaders. How should we respond? I want to remind us of a few important truths that should … Continue reading

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Of Parsnips & Pouring Into

Laura Humphrey My mother-in-law wasn’t wild about the idea when Peter, my now husband, and I started dating. She had fair reasons, one of which that I was not a believer. As her and her husband work in ministry, they … Continue reading

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Consider the Redwoods: A Biological Parable

By Dakota Dietz I love the study of biology because the natural world is rich with metaphors. The interactions between creatures, the coordination of limbs, organs, fluids, and tissues, the structure and functioning of the tiniest of cellular lifeforms, and the … Continue reading

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