Advent

The Heart of Christmas

To a person who gave us all, we would expect to try and give Jesus something that remotely matches what He has given us. But, try as we might, we can never equal the treasure with which He has so graciously blessed us. But Jesus does want something in return. It’s simple and easier to […]

The Spirit of Giving series – “How to Give”

Are you a cheerful giver? Does giving make you feel good? Giving cheerfully is so important to remember this time of year, because it can be a challenge. We endure hectic shopping trips, other disgruntled shoppers, sales associates that want to quit their jobs because of said disgruntled shoppers. The stress of the season can […]

The Spirit of Giving – How to Receive

Christmas Message Series- join us each week in December as we explore God’s gift to us. Has someone ever given you a Christmas gift, and you didn’t get them anything? Awkward, right? We feel so unworthy of the gift, because we don’t have anything to give back. Sometimes, that’s how we react to the gift of Christ. […]

Peace

One hundred years of social unrest. People fighting amongst one another, no one certain who would control the government. Would there be another high profile murder? Who will keep us safe? Then it came, twenty years of civil war. This war made the past hundred years of uncertainty seem like a dream land, a desirable […]

The Day When God Acts

The Day When God Acts Malachi 3:13–4:2 (NRSV) You have spoken harsh words against me, says the Lord. Yet you say, “How have we spoken against you?” 14 You have said, “It is vain to serve God. What do we profit by keeping his command or by going about as mourners before the Lord of […]

Faith, Religion and Politics

Faith, Religion and Politics Jeremiah 33:14–18 (NRSV) The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall […]

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