John 11 and John 12
It last happened a moment prior to the distinct thuds of a floor well-percussed by our persistent gymnast. The well-known sound of laughter, age 10 abruptly faded along with “Rated TV-Y-7” Dude Perfect antics back to black. It was like thunder rolled in angry in pursuit of a violent lightning stab and then it finally happened; the power died. This is when life got serious for […]
John 10:4-5 says “I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.”
As we learned this Sunday, shepherds were extremely protective of their flock. A good shepherd would name, build shelter for, defend, guide, and comfort his flock. This was his life. Sometimes, flocks would be […]
Have you ever asked the question of why something happened? Maybe it was an event or circumstance in your own life or the life of a loved one. Perhaps someone you passed by during the course of a day struck your attention due to their appearance or predicament.
I find “why” to be a common question in many of our lives. The story of John 9 is a story of the […]
What do you know about the word Immanuel?
You likely know that it means “God with Us.” You probably know it comes from a prophecy in the book of Isaiah (7:14) and is attributed later in the Gospel of Matthew (1:23) as being fulfilled through the birth of Jesus.
In May 2018, we as a church released a book entitled Nothing Hidden (You can read the original post here). Within the pages of this book are the real life stories from members in our church.
Stories of deliverance from shame, despair, pain, and addictions. Stories of redemption in the hardest of life’s circumstances.
It is a book that we as a church believe in because in many ways we all see ourselves […]