During this Christmas season, we encourage you to participate in a simple rhythm of Advent. “The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, and who look forward to something greater to come.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer “God of hope, I look to you with an open heart and yearning spirit. During this Advent season,...
by Pastor Nick Mance Friendships and relationships. What do those words mean to you? Recently these words have taken on new meaning considering our present context. Before COVID-19 students could engage in friendships simply by going through their daily rhythms. They saw friends at school, hung out at Starbucks, went to youth group, and could go over to one another’s homes. Today that isn’t the...
Every story has a beginning. Last year we began to study the Bible by looking at the events and people that revealed the beginning chapters of God’s story. As we studied and listened to sermons, we learned more about the character of God through the first six chapters of the Bible. As we start this study, there is one thing that we all desire—we want...
While I am saying that our motivation and attitude in serving others should be checked, sometimes you just have to get out there and do it!
On April 14 we witnessed 30 students step out in faith and publicly declare that they are followers of Jesus as they were baptized in front of the church.
In this series, we will study Romans 12 and see what it looks like to be part of the team that Jesus is creating. As we will see, when we are following Jesus, no one sits on the bench!
I want to offer some help, motivation, and encouragement that we as parents need in working to help our kids become disciples of Jesus.
For families of high school seniors, this time of year can be especially hard because you are dealing with sending out one of your children to go to school or to begin the next step in their lives after high school. You are releasing your student into a whole new phase of life, and with this can come many unknowns.