It’s VBS week. A week we plan and prepare for for nearly four months straight. I’m writing this on Tuesday, and some of us are already tired, but it’s a good tired. The planning and preparation is worth it. Children are learning about Jesus—some for the first time. We get excited about lots of things during VBS, like head counts, Read More
Categories : Dawn Feely
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Over that last couple of weeks, I have been asked that question in one form or another. And the answer is, yes. It is an unfortunate but necessary reality. In the Safety and Security Guidebook provided to us by our insurance company, Brotherhood Mutual, we read this: “As the world breaks, broken people come to church. Some come to seek Read More
Categories : Jeff McKearney
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Johnny Lee coined the phrase in his hit song, “Looking for love in all the wrong places”. It was the theme song for the 1980 movie, Urban Cowboy. When it comes to the wrong place to find meaning and significance, our culture has cornered the market. This past week, Julie and I have been thinking a lot about Jeremiah 17:5-8. Read More
Categories : Dan Brenton
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Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer. I love summer (not a fan of the heat however). Everyone loves summer. Summer gives us the opportunity to catch our breath, climb off life’s treadmill, and connect with others in ways that are not always possible the other nine months of the year. What are your plans? Any special trips? I hope Read More
Categories : Jeff McKearney
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18 May

Thank You

  Merci. Gracias. Grazie. Danke sehr. Arigato. Takk. Mahalo. Toda. Efharisto. Thank you. Two simple words many of us know in more than one language. Why? Because no matter what language we speak, where we are, or where we are from, when a nice gesture is done to us, we want to say ‘thanks’. This past year, we have been Read More
Categories : Kelsey Graham
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“Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that Read More
Categories : Russ Thompson
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04 May

Our Offering

In this modern age where dynamic and excellent artists, bands, and vocals can be found in all areas of music, both secular and sacred, it’s vitally important that we not allow worship music to become a watered down, soulless “tinkling cymbal” to the ears of listeners. It is my prayer that we come back to the soul of sacred music. Read More
Categories : DeAundrae Clayton
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Middle school is a crucial time in a young believer’s life. At this age, virtually all of the kids have been exposed to worldly thinking and many of them have been exposed to worldly situations such as being offered alcohol, drugs, sex, pornography, etc. They have been taught by their peers/teachers how to question the things around them. However, they Read More
Categories : Daniel Longmore
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For several years, many youth pastors have found their efforts challenged by this nagging sense that we are “missing the mark” somehow; OR “students seem happy and willing to engaged in our ministries, but five in years, when they’re in college, they just really aren’t connecting with real faith, or church.” Consequently, many leaders in the youth field have evaluated Read More
Categories : Jeff South
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These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 6: 6-7 I got to visit two new babies today. Both girls, both the fourth child in Read More
Categories : Dawn Feely
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