I have said a few times that there are some comments, questions, concerns, or snide remarks that I would discuss in other formats other than in Sunday morning messages. In Sunday School we are working through the question, “”How do we prepare for/endure suffering?” by reading and discussing the book, The Uninvited Companion. This is … More Pastoral Care
Corruption is a serious issue in the world today. We, as the church, are called to be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ…Corruption within destroys our witness to the world. Corruption in our lives and in the church is like a viral infection…A virus is an outside corrupting force that does nothing but bring … More Whoever Has Ears – Corrupted
Have you compromised? If your answer is “yes” or “no”, the next question we need to ask is, How does it show in my life? The church in Pergamum struggled with attempting to “blend” their faithful, Christian life with the worldly life of the culture of Pergamum. Jesus called for the Christian requirement of sharp … More Whoever Has Ears – Draw the Line
Do you have “Spiritual Myopia”? Is eternity out of focus? Are you only able to focus on your life on earth? Do you ever think about how this life might be a process of preparation for the rest of eternity? The churches in Ephesus & Smyrna struggled in areas that could be characterized by their … More Whoever Has Ears – Myopia
In the book of Revelation (chapters 2 & 3), John shares Jesus’ words of encouragement and challenge to 7 churches. In this mini-series, “Whoever Has Ears…”, we are learning about what Jesus saw in these 7 churches and how his encouragement and challenge applies to us today. Some suggest that the challenges facing these 7 … More Whoever Has Ears – Be Faithful
In the book of Revelation (chapters 2 & 3), John shares Jesus’ words of encouragement and challenge to 7 churches. In this mini-series, “Whoever Has Ears…”, we are learning about what Jesus saw in these 7 churches and how his encouragement and challenge applies to us today. Some suggest that the challenges facing these 7 … More The 1st Love
What would you do if you knew that Jesus was returning next week? When reading the book of Revelation, too often we perseverate on all the details of John’s poetic imagery trying to “crack the code” and “figure out” the end times… We lose sight of the importance of Revelation…the hope in the victory and … More What Would Be Different?
Prayer guides us into the heart & mind of God… There are 2 aspects of prayer – the words we use & our heart that we bring to our prayers. This week we talk the attitude we bring to prayer and have while praying. Our attitude reflects our heart & motivation. Join us this week … More Attitude of/in Prayer
Our new series this summer, we are responding to YOUR “Questions, Comments, Concerns, & Snide Remarks” This series is designed and driven by you and your thoughts… Our first question is about prayer. What is prayer? How do we pray? What is the point of prayer? Join us this week as we begin talking about … More Prayer Unceasing
Paul closes out his letter to the church in Corinth with the reminder of why we are called to “Fly in Formation”…why we are to come together in unity. It is because eternity is greater than anything we can ask, hope, or imagine. There is something greater waiting for us all! As the church we … More Eternity is Greater.