Hope Shattered: Hope in Suffering

Blog Post for Sunday, June 18, 2017 How is hope sustained in the midst of the temptations, tribulations and trials of this life? Last week we launched a new sermon series called “Our Blessed Hope: Jesus, the Future and You.” This series will focus on the promised return of Jesus and the hope which that gives… Continue Reading

Hope Given: The Relationship We Were Made For

Blog Post for Sunday, June 11, 2017 How can Christ be both absent and present in this world and in our lives at the same time? Last week we concluded our post-Easter series called “Brave New World” in which we were looking at the way in which the resurrection of Jesus literally changes everything about the… Continue Reading

A Brave New World: A New Community

Blog Post for Sunday, June 4, 2017 What is the new community that Jesus calls us to be a part of? This Sunday we will wrap up our post-Easter series called “A Brave New World.” Since Easter, we have been examining the way in which the resurrection of Jesus has birthed a new kind of “world”… Continue Reading

A Brave New World: Jesus Gives Us New Heart

Blog Post for Sunday, May 21, 2017 There’s a song that came out a few years ago by Ben Rector titled “When A Heart Breaks’”in which he records the sad reality by which most of us live. That is, we are content to live how we want, doing what we want to, and we only need… Continue Reading

A Brave New World: Jesus Gives Us New Power

Blog Post for Sunday, May 14, 2017 What is the promised “power” Jesus gives us? As we continue our series exploring the “Brave New World” that we are now living in thanks to the resurrection of Jesus, I want to focus our attention on the promise that Jesus makes to His disciples (and to us!) concerning… Continue Reading

A Brave New World: Jesus Gives Us A New Purpose

Blog Post for Sunday, April 30, 2017 Do you know what you are here for? Last week we began a new series exploring how Easter – that is, the resurrection of Jesus – births a “brave new world” for us to live in. Last week we saw from Luke 24 how the resurrection gives us all… Continue Reading

A Brave New World: Jesus Gives Us A New Beginning

Blog Post for Sunday, April 23, 2017 Welcome to the Brave New World of Resurrection! Jesus Christ is alive! He is risen! The truth of these words is not only the central claim that our faith as Christians holds, but also the only real source of hope this world has. If there is no resurrection, then… Continue Reading

Easter 2017 :: The World of God’s NO, YES & NOW

Blog Post for Sunday, April 16, 2017 Living in the “NOW” of resurrection! We have an exciting weekend ahead as we look forward to celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ this coming Sunday! The focus of Sunday’s message will be on how the resurrection of Jesus ushers in a new reality and a new “world” for… Continue Reading

Middle School Recent Events

Here is what has been going on in the Middle School Youth Ministry! BELIEVE Conference The BELIEVE Conference is put on by CIY (Christ in Youth). This year’s theme was OPEN. Heather Flies was the key note speaker. Rapper KJ52 was a popular artist. Thirty-nine went to the conference this year! D/C 30-Hour Challenge 30 Hour… Continue Reading

Resurrection is Coming!

Blog Post for Sunday, April 9, 2017 We had the privilege of starting 2017 with a special day of worship and being challenged together to recommit ourselves to living for Christ. Since then, we have been in a series called “Born To Follow,” in which we are preparing ourselves to celebrate well the reality of the… Continue Reading