The Mysterious Third Floor

The Mysterious Third Floor Ever get on the elevator here at the church and think about exploring what’s up there on the 3rd floor?  It’s an overlooked area of the church for various reasons, and here in October, Shaun is taking four weeks to have us explore an overlooked book...

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Titus

Ever read the book of Titus?   Do you know who this man is?   Where he lived?   Did he write this book (a letter actually), or was it written to him, or maybe it was written about him? This Sunday Pastor Shaun begins a 4-week sermon series on the book of...

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Just Say No?

Just Say No? Back in the 1980s, Nancy Reagan was the face of an anti-drug campaign that used the phrase “Just Say No” as their primary slogan.  I (Pastor Bill) have found that just saying no to harmful desires rarely works, at least not over the long haul.   If just...

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For What Purpose?

For What Purpose?   This Sunday we conclude our series called “What Is the Gospel?”  Pastor Shaun will have us turn our attention to The PURPOSE of the Gospel…what is the end to which the Gospel is taking us?  Is it to get to heaven when we die, or is...

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The Gifts of the Gospel

The Gifts of the Gospel   Pastor Shaun is bringing us a 3-week sermon series called What is the Gospel?   This Sunday we’re going to look at two gifts the gospel brings us.  First, the gospel shows us God’s love, how it’s unconditional, boundless and sacrificial.  The second gift is...

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Great is My Faithfulness?

Great Is My Faithfulness?   We have sung, “Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me.”  And this is true, God has been so faithful to us in so many ways.  Are you and I responding in kind?  That is, how faithful are you when it comes to living like Jesus...

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What is Goodness?

What is Goodness? This Sunday Pastor Ray will bring us a message from the Some Fruit, More Fruit, Much Fruit series that we have been going through this year.  We’re looking at nine character traits that are called the Fruit of the Spirit, and this week we’ll be focusing on...

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“My Heart Aches”

“My Heart Aches”   Over the past month we’ve been unpacking the life of Elijah, specifically his struggle with mental health as described in I Kings 19.  This Sunday Pastor Shaun concludes this sermon series (Pursuing Wholeness) as we turn our attention to Emotional Pain; Elijah’s, and our own.  ...

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Living in a World of Lonely People

Living in a World of Lonely People   We are living in a world of lonely people.  Perhaps you are one of them.  Even if not now, I imagine most of us at some point in our lives have experienced the painful feeling of loneliness.  Hurts to share and no...

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Ever Get Anxious?

Ever Get Anxious?   Anxiety seems to go with us through all stages of our lives.  When we’re kids we’re anxious about “this.”  When we’re teenagers we’re anxious about “that.”  Throughout adulthood, life throws at us all kinds of things that can bring about anxiety.    This Sunday Pastor Shaun...

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