God’s Power

So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me his prisoner. Rather, join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God. 2Timothy 1:8 Well, summer is upon us. The graduations are behind us. Most of the students are home for the summer. Vacation Bible School is unfolding this…

Pastor Dave’s E-Note – First Chair

“I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the…

Three Hundred Seventy Four or More…..

“But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand.”  1Chronicles 29:14 Last Sunday, was Commitment Sunday for our Growing Together – Generation to Generation Campaign. Despite the cold and…

We Are Growing Together

Our campaign is in full swing and there is excitement in the air! God is giving us the opportunity to make more room for people that HE will draw to HIS church. Additionally, we will add a Choral Suite for the Music Ministry. The new Worship Center will also serve as our new Fellowship Hall. Last, we will be renovating the existing sanctuary for a new and vibrant Student Center. Think about all that is moving forward! This Sunday, March 9, we will…

Loving Generously

Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:10 Our loving generously series is coming to a close. We have been talking about what it means to be devoted to one another. We have been thinking about what it means for God to invite us to leave our relational comfort zone…

Your Invitation to a Special Sunday Evening Concert

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.  Colossians 3:16 Please join me this Sunday, January 19 at 6:00pm to welcome my friend Dr. Warren Lathem and his band, Disciples in Song…

One Heart

All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.  Acts 4:32 On behalf of the staff and leadership of the congregation, I want to say thank you for a great year of giving and ministry in 2013. We anticipated that…

A Hiding God

Truly you are a God who has been hiding himself, the God and Savior of Israel. All the makers of idols will be put to shame and disgraced; they will go off into disgrace together. But Israel will be saved by the Lord with an everlasting salvation…  Isaiah 45:15-17 Where have you been hiding? That was a question…

Annual Ministry Finance Campaign Update

I wanted to take a moment to bring you up to date on the 2014 plan for ministry. The leadership of the church has submitted a proposed 2014 budget which is 7% higher than 2013. The largest proposed increase was in the student ministry budget. Almost 305 students from 6th – 12th grade come to…