Click Here to listen to the message… James begins his “How To” manual for the life we’ve been created to live with what appears to be some insanity. However, when we study what James is saying we find that a life of transcendent happiness beyond care, labor, and death (the “blessed” life…the “Makarios” life) is … More Dokimion
Click Here to listen to the message… To best live this “New Creation” that Christ came to usher in, we first need to have a correct attitude toward God & be in right relationship with Him. Once we have that, then we can begin to enter into right relationship with each other. In His Sermon … More The Peacemakers
Click Here to listen to the message… In the 1st 4 beatitudes, Jesus laid out what our attitude is to be before God. Now, as we move into the 5th beatitude, He is laying out for us how we are to live in relationship with each other. “Blessed are the merciful…” raises the standard; the … More The Merciful…
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wvryb-b789bc This past Sunday, we had the pleasure of welcoming Aaron Wurgler. In this message Aaron shares some of what he, Sara, and their wonderful family have learned about grace in their time as missionaries in China.
CLICK HERE to listen to this week’s message Are you ambitious? Are you prideful? Psalm 131 challenges our perspectives on a few things (that we may need to unlearn and rethink.) Charles Spurgeon says the 11th Psalm of our “Songs of Ascent” is, “One of the shortest [of the Psalms] to read, but one of … More Content – Psalm 131
Click Here to listen to the Easter Sunday message… It’s Easter Sunday & it may seem strange to be in the Psalms on Easter Sunday…Listen in & realize we are in exactly the place we need to be for this Easter! Psalm 129 reminds us that hard times/suffering does NOT deny the presence of God … More Easter2019-On The Anvil…Psalm 129
CLICK HERE to listen to this week’s message What do you think about God? What is your attitude toward Him? Psalm 128 challenges our ATTITUDE toward God and our BEHAVIOR that results in response… For the 9th Psalm of our “Songs of Ascent” it is important that we unlearn and rethink our definition and perspective … More Blessed. – Psalm 128
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-n7uwr-ac93b9 This week took a different turn… After last week’s Psalm 126 – “Restorer of Joy” message, it became apparent that we all needed a reminder of what God really thinks of us. We are his beloved. He cherishes us. He cannot stand anything that tells us otherwise. So…we went back to the 3rd chapter … More Who Told You…? – Genesis 3
In Adult Sunday School yesterday, there was a question of clarification about part of Sunday’s message… “What we HAVE KNOWN… we WILL KNOW of Him.” That is actually part of a quote from Eugene Peterson’s – A Long Obedience in the Same Direction (pg.99).
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-nekey-a77e9f What is our response to distress? What is our reaction when we are in the midst of trials/hardship? Psalm 123 is both an encouragement and a challenge to us when we are in midst of the great challenges that we face in this life. The psalmist shows us how to live life “in between”…how … More Service.Mercy.