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By | 2018-11-07T12:14:04+00:00 November 7th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday It is often said that the kingdom of God is an “upside down” kingdom. To be first is to be last. To be humble is to be exalted. We saw [...]


By | 2018-10-23T21:39:53+00:00 October 24th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday Husbandless, childless, and with no means of provision, Ruth returns with Naomi to a foreign land. She will put her lot in with the God of Israel and seek refuge [...]

Three Ways

By | 2018-10-09T11:11:50+00:00 October 10th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday Hardship always bring with it an opportunity and a danger, an invitation to grow or to shrink. Last week in Ruth 1:6-22, we saw three women respond to incredible hardship [...]

Soul Watch

By | 2018-09-19T16:06:44+00:00 September 19th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday Last week Pastor Chuck preached from Matthew 18:15-20. In these verses, Jesus calls the church to take an active role in the discipleship and discipline of its members. We are [...]


By | 2018-09-05T12:55:45+00:00 September 5th, 2018|News|

Last Sunday We are three weeks into our series, Jesus on Church. So far we’ve seen from the gospel of Matthew that the church is a distinct people with kingdom values who rightly confess the [...]

This is War

By | 2018-08-31T13:32:30+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Highlights|

“How goes the fight for your soul?” I wonder, when was the last time someone asked you that question? I suspect few Christians give the sort of attention to this question that it deserves. We [...]


By | 2018-08-22T11:36:09+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday In Matthew 5-7, Jesus gives his most famous sermon in which he describes the kind of people that belong to his kingdom. They are a distinct people—a people who stand [...]


By | 2018-08-07T14:15:46+00:00 August 8th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday It was great to have Pastor Chuck back with us after his 4-week sabbatical of study, planning, and rest. Last Sunday he preached on Psalm 73, which raised the question—what [...]


By | 2018-07-24T21:51:38+00:00 July 25th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday Psalm 23 is a familiar passage to many of us, but one packed full of profound and comforting truth. Last Sunday, Nick Fryberger helped us to see that Psalm 23 [...]


By | 2018-07-17T09:42:31+00:00 July 18th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday It’s hard to imagine what the people of Israel must have felt after being taken as captives to Babylon, removed from everything they knew and loved. We caught a small [...]