Monthly Archives: August 2015

The second most important thing about the return of Jesus (a meditation on a life lived in expectancy)

“Watch out! Don’t let your hearts be dulled by carousing and drunkenness, and by the worries of this life. Don’t let that day catch you unaware like a trap.” ~ Jesus, Luke 21:34 A good way to start a debate … Continue reading

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Sunday 08.30.15 (even prophets get depressed, 1 Kings 19)

This Sunday we’ll talk about the darkness of depression and how even Elijah, the great man of God, suffered from it. Yet Jesus gives a greater hope! Schedule @945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all ages @1045 Worship Gathering … Continue reading

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A prayer for every day (a meditation on growing in faith)

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” ~ Luke 17:5 The Christian life is built on the foundation of faith. It is by faith we are saved and it is by faith we are to live each day … Continue reading

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Good Reads 08.26.15 (on: prayer, enjoying God, finding joy in the ordinary, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week: On prayer: 3 Tips for a Healthier Prayer Life by Joel Lindsey Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar: You decide it’s time to pray, … Continue reading

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Holy Celebrations (a meditation on the joy of salvation)

Sometimes in popular culture Christians get the reputation of being like sticks in the mud. We’re not all that fun. While cultural (especially Hollywood) stereotypes of faithful followers of Jesus are drastically overblown (most of the time), sometimes they also … Continue reading

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Sunday 08.23.15

This Sunday we will have Keith Vawter from the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home speaking during our worship gathering. You can read more about Dr. Vawter by clicking here and more about the MBCH by clicking here. Evening activities will be … Continue reading

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Yeah, God’s that big… (a meditation on the God who cannot be contained)

All humans have these ceaseless yearnings…not simply because we are incomplete but because God is infinite. God’s wonder and beauty become overwhelmingly attractive because they are infinite and inexhaustible. ~ Os Guinness, Fool’s Talk But will God really live on … Continue reading

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