Posts by Pastor Matthew

A Pain in the… Soul

Our culture does so much to encourage us to avoid pain. Whole industries have been developed to help us avoid, manage, and alleviate as much pain from our lives as possible. There are many ways that this is a good thing. For people dealing with chronic debilitating pain, to have medical professionals work to be…

Greater Unity: New Worship Gathering Schedule

Greater Unity: Our New Sunday Morning Schedule Jesus prays for the church in John 17, that we would be completely united so that the world may believe in Christ. It is inevitable for churches with multiple worship gatherings to begin to form separate identities and almost become their own church communities within a church. Many…

Standing Strong When Life is Hard

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?  No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the…