September Pastor’s Message

Satan is a defeated adversary, but he is no fool. Since he can’t defeat God, he tries get at God through us – by distracting us, accusing us, frightening us, lying to us, doing whatever will keep us from spending time with our heavenly Father and helping others come to

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July Pastor’s Message

Over the summer we’ll look at “life experiences” of some of God’s people. Two things their lives demonstrate: Life can be (and often will be) painful, harsh, and unfair. God is faithful to His people, whatever life brings. The most important thing is not “whether bad things happen” (they will)

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June Pastor’s Message

This month we will celebrate a baptism, graduations, and Father’s Day, each one representing a season in life. The Lord Jesus wants to infuse us with his wisdom appropriate to each of life’s seasons. This prayer, written by an anonymous nun in the 17th century, is a helpful reminder for any

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May Pastor’s Message

Miracles – mothers – misplaced treasure – memories – all gifts of God, which He has given us to point us to Himself. All designed to help us know Him better. In a time when “personal opinion” seems more important than “truth”, is it possible to say “I know God”

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April Pastor’s Message

On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, The emblem of suffering and shame… The scars on Jesus’ hands and side and feet will forever remind us of what he suffered for us on the cross. But there is no physical reminder of a different kind of suffering

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March Pastor’s Message

Is God “on our side”? If we mean, “God watches over those who trust him, to bless them, to bring good from everything in their lives” then we can say “God is for us; he is on our side.” But in the sense that “God is our secret weapon to

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February Pastor’s Message

In Greek mythology, an island was inhabited by Sirens, creatures which were half bird, half woman. Their alluring song drew passing sailors to their death on the sharp rocks that ringed the island. When a traveler named Jason planned to pass the home of the Sirens, Jason took along Orpheus,

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January Pastor’s Message

A kindergarten teacher was watching her students draw pictures of people they knew. When she stopped by Jane’s desk, the girl was working hard. “Who are you drawing?” the teacher asked. “It’s a picture of God,” Jane said. The teacher said, “But nobody knows what God looks like.” Jane replied,

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December Pastor’s Message

I wonder how many of those 12,000 GM workers expected to lose their jobs a month before Christmas. “After all,” we think, “it is supposed to be a season of goodwill, joy and peace.” But even in this “most wonderful time of the year” unexpected and painful things happen. In

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