Come Pray For Our Persecuted Christian Family

Come Pray For Our Persecuted Christian Family

This Sunday at 5pm we will be gathering together to pray for Christians living in countries where their faith in Jesus is restricted or illegal. They are rejected by their families and government for professing the name of Jesus. They face exile, prison, beatings, and even death. And yet their faithful witness testifies to the world […]

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray…

…We participate in the family of the living God.       “Our Father in Heaven…” — Matthew 6:9 As a kid growing up, my mom’s side of the family would regularly get together at my grandparent’s house. My mom came from a large family so there were lots of aunts and uncles and cousins in […]

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather to Pray… …We Abide In God “God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.” —1 John 4:16 How do we abide in God? Let’s go on a quick journey through the letter of 1 John, where it’s made very clear that to abide in […]

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray… …WE GAIN THE BIG-PICTURE PERSPECTIVE ON OUR LIVES. For you, O Lord, are my hope,      my trust, O Lord, from my youth. Upon you I have leaned from before my birth;      you are he who took me from my mother’s womb. My praise is continually of […]

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray… … THE CHURCH REALIZES ITS PURPOSE. He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you make it a den of robbers.”  —Matthew 21:13 What makes the church the church? The word ‘church’ means an assembly, or gathering. But an assembly for what? […]

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray… …We Experience Peace “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”     —John 16:33 What fills you with dread? Public speaking, perhaps, or a deadline. Maybe the weather report, or […]

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray…

… God gets the glory for our good works. We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. —1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 What is a work […]

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray…

When We Gather To Pray… WE INHERIT THE EARTH. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”  —Matthew 5:5 “Meek” isn’t a word that we often hear, and it’s a word we use even less. It means submissive, and that isn’t a quality that we idolize in others. We don’t fashion ourselves after people […]

Summer 2022 South Africa Short Term Mission Trip

Summer 2022 South Africa Short Term Mission Trip

Trip Details: Summer of 2022 Info Meeting: Sunday, January 9, following service in room A18 Learn more about an upcoming short-term mission trip opportunity to serve with Craig and Brenda Rebro in South Africa in the Summer of 2022. Know Christ more as you experience Him in a different culture, and Make Christ Known by […]