Family Vacation: The Best Laid Plans

Blog Post for Sunday, July 15, 2018 86 percent of Americans say they have not seen enough of their own country, and with temperatures rising throughout the summer and students out of school for the summer, many families capitalize on the chance to get away on a family vacation. Whether it’s a two-week trip seeing… Continue Reading

Befriending the God Who Befriends You

Blog Post for Sunday, July 8, 2018 As we conclude our series on “Befriending” this coming Sunday, I will be sharing about my four weeks of spiritual rest and the lessons which the Lord taught me. I was greatly refreshed during my time away and I look forward to sharing the experience with you all.… Continue Reading

Establishing Residency: Cross Cultural Missions (Testimony)

Blog Post for Sunday, May 13, 2018 Are cross-cultural missions worth the effort? This week we will wrap up our series on the Great Commission by asking a very practical question: are cross-cultural missions worth the effort? Given that going to live in another culture, learning a new language and interacting with people very different… Continue Reading

Establishing Residency: What Do We Teach?

Blog Post for Sunday, May 6, 2018 What are we to teach the nations about Jesus? As we continue our study on the Great Commission and the vision of our church to go “beyond” Clay County, this week we will explore Jesus’s command for us to teach the nations to obey everything He taught. At… Continue Reading

Establishing Residency: Residency Established

Blog Post for Sunday, April 29, 2018 How and where do we “go” in obedience to the Great Commission? As we continue our study on the Great Commission and the vision of our church to go “beyond” Clay County, this week we will seek to answer the questions about how and where we are supposed… Continue Reading

Establishing Residency: Residency Promised

Blog Post for Sunday, April 22, 2018 To whom are the “nations” that Jesus is sending the church? When you hear the word “nation” or “Gentiles”, what comes first to your mind? Most of the time, when we hear the word “nation” we immediately think about nation-states such as the United States of America, Russia,… Continue Reading

Establishing Residency: Residency Created & Lost (Genesis 1-3)

Blog Post for Sunday, April 15, 2018 What’s so “great” about the Great Commission? According to the gospel-writer Matthew, the final words of the risen Jesus before He ascended to the right hand of His Father’s throne was for His church to go and make disciples of all the nations of the earth. For the… Continue Reading

EASTER 2018 :: Good News in the Age of Fake News

Blog Post for Sunday, April 1, 2018 Resurrection: Good News or Fake News? Did the resurrection of Jesus actually happen? And if so, how should this change the way we live? While there will be no possible way of knowing whether or not our promised resurrection will be a reality until the day it actually… Continue Reading

Too Good to Be True: Good News in the Age of Fake News

Blog Post for Sunday, March 25, 2018 Fake News: Who can you really trust these days? We live in the age of what some have called “Fake News” – an age of spin, perspective, agenda, exaggeration and, in some cases, outright lies. Deciding which news sources are trustworthy and reliable can be difficult to decipher.… Continue Reading

Immerse: Messiah – Finding Jesus in Revelation

Blog Post for Sunday, March 18, 2018 Revelation – what the heck? This Sunday we will conclude our Immerse: Messiah reading campaign with arguably the most complex letter of the New Testament: John’s Revelation. If you have ever tried to read this book and walked away hopelessly confused, do not fret for you are in… Continue Reading