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Distinct

By |2018-08-22T11:36:09+00:00August 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 [...]

Goodness

By |2018-08-07T14:15:46+00:00August 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 [...]

Shepherd

By |2018-07-24T21:51:38+00:00July 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 [...]

Exile

By |2018-07-17T09:42:31+00:00July 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 [...]

Happy

By |2018-06-26T21:39:13+00:00June 27th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday The search for happiness is universal, but how many people actually find it? Last week we heard the secret to happiness from Psalm 1: “Happy is the man who walks [...]

Mission

By |2018-06-13T16:36:40+00:00June 13th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday What is God’s will for my life? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Jesus’ disciples wrestled with that question in last week’s passage from John 21:1-14. They had spent [...]

Significance

By |2018-06-06T10:52:30+00:00June 6th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday Why does the resurrection of Jesus matter? That is the question we considered last week from John 20. What we found is that the resurrection is packed full of significance. [...]

Buried

By |2018-05-23T15:39:28+00:00May 23rd, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday J. C. Ryle, a 19th century pastor, once said, “People generally die just as they have lived.” Nothing could be more true in the case of Jesus. In life, Jesus [...]

Finished

By |2018-05-09T12:50:37+00:00May 9th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday Last week in John 19:16b-30 we witnessed the crucifixion of King Jesus. Pastor Chuck preached on the what and the why of the cross. Jesus bore his cross, hung, suffered [...]

Contrasts

By |2018-04-24T14:59:35+00:00April 25th, 2018|News|

Dear Church Family, Last Sunday Last week in John 18:12-27 we saw a display of contrasts. Jesus openly teaches the truth—the high priests conduct a secret trial to conceal the truth. Jesus remains a faithful [...]