Messages from Ooltewah
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Our messages our designed to honor God and be relevant in our lives. We hope that you will take a moment to and explore what God might have to say to you.
Parents today often fall prey to the perfect parent myth- they strive to give their child every possible experience, advantage, and head-start in life. We seek the magic formula that will guarentee that our kids will turn out all right. But the truth is that there are no perfect parents- and no perfect children. What […]
Family wounds hurt us on a profound level effecting our relationships with others and even with God. This sometimes undetected force from our past can choke out our ability to form meaningful relationships as adults- so how do we acknowledge and overcome our past wounds so that we can be free to connect in healthy […]
Introduction. Everyone likes a party, right? Today we are celebrating a very important birthday. Nearly 2000 years ago, the Church of Jesus Christ was born. It happened like this: Following the death and resurrection of Jesus, he appeared to his followers several times over a 40 day period until he was taken up in the […]
Life is full of choices. The choice is not always between good and evil- often times the choice is between good and what’s best- what ultimately brings life. Listen as Pastor Dwight address the dilema facing families in today’s option rich world- what are the choices that will build and strengthen our families? Are ther […]
OUMC begins a new message series called “Building Healthy Families.” This series will run Mother’s Day through Father’s Day. No human job is more challenging and taxing than raising children. Parenting ranks among our world’s toughest jobs. This is true whether parenting is done by two biological parents, a single parent, grandparents or grandparent, an […]
What was it like for the earliest followers of Jesus after the resurrection? What would come next? Discover how life in the Spirit changed everything!
Matthew 6:19-21 (NIV) 19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure […]
Romans 11:33–12:2 (NRSV) O the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! 34 “For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?” 35 “Or who has given a gift to him, to receive a gift in […]
Acts 4:31–34 (NRSV) When they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God with boldness. 32 Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership […]