Posts from August 2019

Posts from August 2019

August 29, 2019

Dear Friends, One of you asked me this week about where we are heading in our study of scripture, now that our series in 1 John is complete.  Over the next two Sundays, I’m planning to mark our first services in our new building with a high level look at the historical connection between the presence of God among His people and the places on earth that God has said to have inhabited at one point or another.  My hope is that…

August 22, 2019

Dear Friends, This Sunday is the end of a chapter for our church.  And as excited as I am about what God has for us in the days ahead as we move into a new church home, I’m also a bit nostalgic about all that has happened in our almost 11 years above the revenue office. In fact, I want to take some time this Sunday for some reflection and some sharing during our morning worship service.  I’d love for you to…

August 15, 2019

Dear Friends, Let’s start here this week.  A Bible Literacy quiz courtesy of Jen Wilkin.  See how you do.  Name the First 3 Israelite Kings Where did Jesus grow up? Who moved from Ur to a country he did not know? What were the occupations of Cain and Abel? Who prophesied, “Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given”? How many books are in the Bible? In the Old Testament? In the New Testament? How many years…

August 8, 2019

Dear Friends, I remember waking up in October of 2017 to the news of the horrible mass shooting in Las Vegas.  I remember how the news felt like a punch in the gut.  I didn’t know the victims.  I haven’t been to Nevada in decades.  But the thought that so a single deranged gunman had taken the lives of so many people who had been out for an evening concert left me feeling like I couldn’t breathe. Then came the church in…