Worship Moment of the Week – Life Eternal

Recently my friend shared a story with me about someone she knew that had died and been pushed back into life, by Jesus. He and his wife are worship leaders at the time he had fallen ill and ended up in the hospital where he died. He shares that he went to heaven where he […]

A Note from the Pastor – Why Do We Pray?

Last Sunday I mentioned I need your prayers. According to 1st Samuel 12, you need to do it!

Verse 23 addresses the responsibility of praying for people in our lives. “…far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you.”

I pray—that’s the privilege of relationship with God; […]

A Note from the Pastor: A Great Nation

The Movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” is recognized as one of the 100 greatest movies ever made. When it arrived in 1939 however, some of the most powerful people in America tried to make sure it was never seen because it portrayed our government in a less than flattering light, which might lower America’s […]

A Note from the Pastor: Our Nation’s Foundation

From the beginning, our nation had a solid foundation. Individuals like George Washington and John Adams honored God and revered Biblical principles. Many of the founding fathers were Christians, in fact, of the 56 men that signed the Declaration of Independence, nearly half held seminary or Bible school degrees. They were unapologetic about their faith […]

Worship Moment of the Week: The First and Great Commandment Stays First!

It’s all about God!

This statement seems pretty straight forward, right? I mean, we’re believers, we know it’s about Who we believe in, so why does it still seem so difficult? We were created in the image of God, our Creator, and He gave us the key to His kingdom… Jesus. It should be simple, set […]

Worship Moment of the Week: Why God Deserves Our Worship [Read Time 2m 15s]

Worship happens every day of our lives. When we think of worship, we often just connect it with the music set right before the message at church. Music is a huge part of our worship at church. It seems to be an easy access point to the heart and presence of God for many. For […]

Daily Devotional: Pray God into Your Situation

“Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before” (Daniel 6:10).

Daniel ranks as one of the most brilliant minds the ancient world has ever known. Daniel didn’t just pray when he had a bad day; he prayed every day. He didn’t […]

Daily Devotional: It Happened in Jerusalem

“Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” ‘Here I am,’ he replied. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you” (Genesis 22:1-2).
“And a voice from […]

Daily Devotional: Glory in the Highest

“Hear my voice when I call, Lord; be merciful to me and answer me.
 My heart says of you, “Seek his face!” Your face, Lord, I will seek.
 Do not hide your face from me, do not turn your servant away in anger;
 You have been my helper. Do not reject me or forsake me, God my Savior.
 Though my father and mother forsake me, […]

A Note from the Pastor: Jolly Saint Nick [1m read time]

Let’s talk about the most popular celebrity of Christmas, St. Nicholas. The man whose life became the basis for Santa Claus was a venerated Christian leader, whose relics were distributed throughout Christendom after his death.

Nicholas of Myra was born in the city of Patara (modern day Turkey) in A.D. 270. His wealthy parents died […]