Pastor’s Blog

Identity in Christ

Have you seen the new “Overcomer” film on finding our identity in Christ? Starting the week of October 20 we encourage you to join a small group to get the most out of this study. How do you answer the question, “Who are you really?” What do you allow to define you? “Identity is what… Read More »

The All-Powerful God

Do you believe that God is good and that God is all-powerful? Then why all the evil in the world? The prophet Habakkuk wrestled with that question. “How long, O Lord, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, ‘Violence!’ but you do not save… (Hab. 1:2)?” To… Read More »

Jesus’ Parables

August 3 is our VBS in which we will discover the mysteries of the parables.   Like a good detective we need to study them carefully so we can get insight in living the Christian life.  Do you have eyes to see?  Do you have ears to hear?   Don’t we look but don’t really see?  Don’t… Read More »

The Cry For Freedom

  The cry for freedom is in the hearts of people all around the world.  What a privilege it is to live in America.  I know our nation is far from perfect, but where would you rather live?   My father, sailed into New York harbor and saw the Statue of Liberty and wept like a… Read More »

Come To Jesus

The Christian faith is simple: come to Jesus.   It all starts there.  Everything else is a p.s. to that simple truth.   If you don’t have Jesus you are incomplete, something is missing.  The fact is that you were created to have Jesus in your life.   Jesus makes all the difference.  You were made to know… Read More »

Ask God To Speak To You

April 21 we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter and our choir will be doing the Easter cantata, “Amazing Love…How can it Be?” arranged by Russell Mauldin.   Jesus paid the ultimate sacrifice on the cross taking all of our sins upon Himself.   That’s grace.   Because Jesus died and rose again we find new life,… Read More »

The Matthew 25 Challenge

Easter is coming!   April 21 we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus.   March 6 begins the 6 weeks leading up to Easter.   Again this year I will be preaching on themes that we will study in our small groups.   This year we are taking up the Matthew 25 challenge and using resources from World Vision.  Matthew… Read More »

God Loves You

February 14 we celebrate Valentine’s day.    It is a day to express our love to someone who is special to us.   Is it hard for you to say, “I love you?”  It seems that women express those words more often than men do.  Do you agree?   Are you like that man who told his wife,… Read More »