A Message Like No Other

A Message Like No Other

As we celebrate Advent together, we want to help you approach this season with purpose and intentionality. This post is part of a four week devotional series designed to guide you toward Christmas day. Spend some time reading this with your family or some close friends, then take some time to answer the discussion questions together.Read: Luke...

A Message Like No Other

As we celebrate Advent together, we want to help you approach this season with purpose and intentionality. This post is part of a four week devotional series designed to guide you toward Christmas day. Spend some time reading this with your family...

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Is Your Heart Prepared?

Is Your Heart Prepared?

As we celebrate Advent together, we want to help you approach this season with purpose and intentionality. This post is part of a four week devotional series designed to guide you toward Christmas day. Spend some time reading this with your family or some close...

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What is Advent?

What is Advent?

It’s that time of year. Lights are going up, decorations are out, and Christmas movies are on TV. As we approach Christmas, the church enters into the celebration of Advent. But what is Advent? To be honest, up until a month ago my knowledge of Advent was limited to...

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Turning to God in the Midst of Anxiety

Turning to God in the Midst of Anxiety

Is godly anxiety possible? How can we remain faithful, even in the midst of anxiety? In 2 Chronicles 20, we find an example of godly anxiety. Jehoshaphat is king of Judah – a faithful king who loved and obeyed God. In the closing verses of 2 Chronicles 19, Jehoshaphat...

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2 Corinthians: The Focused Church

2 Corinthians: The Focused Church

This fall, we start a new sermon series on the book of 2 Corinthians. Context is always helpful in preparing for a new book study, so we've compiled some resources to provide background. Paul established the church in Corinth on his second missionary journey, staying...

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A Call to Prayer & Fasting

A Call to Prayer & Fasting

My heart grieved as I watched the events unfold yesterday in our nation’s capital as a mob of protesters forced their way into the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Regardless of political persuasion, as Christians, we must condemn the violence and hostile...

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

A perennial favorite carol has been “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” My love for this song goes all the way back to childhood--watching Charlie Brown and the gang singing the carol, gathered around that magical scrawny little tree. (“I never thought it was such a bad...

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