Wrestling With What?

Wrestling With What?

“What do I want most?” This past week I had a chance to speak with a group of parents. We walked through a number of topics, but one that I have been really working into my own life is the idea of wrestling with God. We have all heard the story of Jacob, who wrestled...
Young Adults Vision Dinner Summary

Young Adults Vision Dinner Summary

If you weren’t able to attend the Young Families and Young Adults Vision Dinner on September 18th, here is short summary of what was presented…   The Vision for our Young Adult and Young Family Ministries: To be a people who are redeeming our homes,...
It’s December!

It’s December!

It’s December! The Advent Season is upon us once again! The busy nature of this time of year, the shopping, the cooking, the pressure can all be very distracting from our incredible reason to celebrate at Christmas time. Our awesome Ministry Associate, Christy, uses a...
Give Thanks

Give Thanks

Sometimes blogs focusing on holidays get complicated and overthought.  Sometimes we try too hard to pull out a little nuance and miss the obvious.  Thanksgiving is this week, and the theme is simple: Give thanks.  The Puritans set aside a day to thank God for His...
Anger

Anger

Anger strikes up all kind of images in our minds. Some of those images are painful.  Maybe because of what someone has done to us in anger, or maybe because of what we have done to others in anger.  Likely it’s a little of both. Anger is a confusing emotion.  Deep...
The Gospel

The Gospel

Everyone Needs the Gospel Each year we focus on a particular aspect of faith. Year 1 we focused on prayer. Year 2 was on the Word. Last year we looked at the church. This year (year 4) we will hone in on the gospel. What are the implications of the gospel in our...