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… …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 […]

When We Gather to give Thanks…

When We Gather to give Thanks…

Sunday, November 21st at 6:00pm Join us for an evening of prayer, praise, & giving thanks! Stay after for fellowship & pie (provided by us)!   ..WE REMEMBER GOD’S SALVATION. Then Moses said to the people, “Remember this day in which you came out from Egypt, out of the house of slavery, for by a […]

When We Gather to Pray…

When We Gather to Pray…

…WE MAKE A PLEASING OFFERING TO GOD. “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” —Romans 12:1 How do you please God? Have you ever thought about that question? I know I’ve thought about […]