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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That Intense Painful Feeling Called Shame

That Intense Painful Feeling Called Shame   Our sermon series is called Pursuing Wholeness, and this week Pastor Shaun will have us focus on the topic of Shame.   We’re digging deep into I Kings 19 where the prophet Elijah is struggling mentally and emotionally, and this week we’ll explore what...

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A High-Stress Job

A High-Stress Job   In ancient Israel, being a prophet of God might have been considered a high-stress job because the more successful you were, the more likely you were to be executed.  Elijah is considered one of the greatest prophets of God, and this Sunday Pastor Shaun begins a...

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Let’s Be Serious

Let’s Be Serious   This Sunday Pastor Shaun is going to talk about the importance of being serious when it comes to studying and interpreting the Bible.  Along with this, we’ll talk about how we use and sometimes misuse the word “literally.”  In other words, we can say that we...

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Back to “7 Things”

Back to “7 Things”   Back in late April, Pastor Shaun began a sermon series called 7 Things.  That is, 7 things every Christian should know about the Bible.  And Shaun took four weeks talking about things like Where the Bible Came From and helping us understand words like Inspiration, Inerrancy, and...

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What We Value (Survey Results)

What We Value (Survey Results)   Thanks to all of you who participated in the recent Congregational Survey (Lead Pastor Search).  We received 181 responses with over half of them coming from the 60-79 age group.  What’s positive is that the responses received from the four other age groups were...

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