2019 Vision – be the church

Though it is hard to believe, here we are already well started into the new year. Each year, we seek after God for new and fresh vision of what He specifically would like us to become and accomplish in that upcoming year. Last year’s vision was that “Every One Matters.” We rearranged our Sunday morning…

Magnificent Wisdom

Well, here we are in a new year. It’s been only a week and most of us have probably already broken those new year’s resolutions that we made. How did Jesus say it? The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. How true it is! Last week, we learned about the power of perception…

Perception

This morning, we gather together on the brink of the new year.  With the turning of each year comes a sense of hope and renewal.  This past year contained so many huge life changes for so many people.  The upcoming year will be one of adjusting to these changes for sure.  Often people make new…

God Encounters: Emmanuel

This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled, “God Encounters.” As we look forward to what this Christmas season holds, we also look ahead to what God has planned for us in the midst of it. So far, we were challenged to seek after God encounters in the midst of our daily routines as to…

God Encounters: Humility

This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled, “God Encounters.”  As we look forward to what this Christmas season holds, we also look ahead to what God has planned for us in the midst of it.  We’re going to learn about God encounters as we work toward the ultimate God-encounter ever experienced; the pregnancy and…

God Encounters: Failproof

This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled, “God Encounters.” As we look forward to what this Christmas season holds, we also look ahead to what God has planned for us in the midst of it. We’re going to learn about God encounters as we work toward the ultimate God-encounter ever experienced; the pregnancy and…

God Encounters: Hope

This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled, “God Encounters.” As we look forward to what this Christmas season holds, we also look ahead to what God has planned for us in the midst of it. We’re going to learn about God encounters as we work toward the ultimate God-encounter ever experienced; the pregnancy and…

God Encounters

With Thanksgiving behind us, we now enter into the Christmas season. We rush about planning our get-togethers and shopping for just the right gift for everyone on our list as the days fly by. In the midst of this busy time of the year, however, we don’t want to miss out on the precious time…

Bi-Vocational Ministry

Why does our church choose to compensate their pastoral staff full-time? Well, it is Biblical.  In fact, even in the Old Testament days at the temple, the sacrifices and offerings were brought in to give to God were used in this way.  Even though they were brought in to offer to God, practically speaking, they…

Parables: Wise Living

This week, we’re continuing our message series as we go through the parables of Jesus and learn from Him how to truly live life to its fullest. A parable is a simple story that illustrates a moral or spiritual lesson. Jesus said that He taught using parables so that the secrets of His Kingdom would…