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…

reLENT

While the season of Lent is not specifically in the Bible, there are plenty of reasons for Christians to embrace this practice that has been handed to us as a gift from the historic Church.  First, the Old Testament set out a number of annual feasts and festivals to remember and celebrate what God had…

Adoration

We are always fighting the clock it seems; never finding enough time to do it all. Many days, we can find it difficult to devote time to our relationships with God, and then we feel convicted that we are not giving priority to God, or anxious because he doesn’t feel near.  If this sounds at…

Advent Reflections: Joy

Finding God in Unexpected places – like in our faith! Christianity can’t be about WHAT we know; it must be about WHO we know. It’s the difference between Circumstantial Faith and Foundational Faith. What is you definition of Faith? Is it Biblical or imagined? Faith isn’t a Force (like Star Wars). Faith isn’t Karma. Faith isn’t…