A look at what it means to be a welcoming congregation, and the importance of mentoring both new and old believers.
Nov. 10 Bring Them In – Just who is welcome, and what does welcome mean?
Nov. 17 Take a Walk – Mentoring is about sharing life and faith, not “fixing” somebody.
Nov. 24 Use It or Lose It – God has blessed each of us with spiritual gifts, but we need to use them or the gift is wasted.
An Advent journey through the eyes and pen of the prophet Isaiah.
Dec. 1 To Dream of Hope – We all long for something big to happen in our lives.
Dec. 8 To Dream of Peace – After a lifetime of wars all over the globe, what we dream of most is peace.
Dec. 15 To Dream of Joy – All creation celebrates the birth of the Christ Child
A fun look at some deeply theological lessons the pastor learned from his dog.
Dec. 29 Finding the Lost – We may wander. We may run away. But God will always find us.
Jan. 5 The Sweetest Words – It doesn’t matter how badly we mess up, God always responds with three wonderful words.
Jan. 12 Let’s Party – If God had a tail, it would be wagging like crazy when we come home.
A look at some highly charged, but vital social issues through the lens of the Bible.
Feb. 2 Changing the Equation – What is our responsibility as Christians for the changing climate?
Feb. 9 Let’s Talk – Do we really need to be on-line and connected 24/7?
Feb. 16 Breaking Down the Walls – Christians have an obligation to combat the evils of racism.
Feb. 23 Duck! – With a mass shooting nearly an everyday occurrence, how should Christians respond?
A Lenten journey that explores serious issues of faith by using the humorous letters children have written to God.
Mar. 1 The Impact of Bowling Words – Words matter. People listen. Lives are impacted. ‘Nuff said?.
Mar. 8 God Don’t Make No Accidents – Did God goof when He made the giraffe? Did God mess up when He made me?.
Mar. 15 How About My Brother?– Was God really serious about the Golden Rule?
Mar. 22 Is God an American? – Well, is He?
Mar. 29 How Do You Do It? – How can God love everybody when I can’t love the few people in my family?
A post-Easter exploration of Jesus using the words of the beloved, old hymn.
Apr. 19 A Matchless King – A king who didn’t come to be served, but to serve.
Apr. 26 We Have a Winner – Jesus fought it out with sin and death…AND WON!
May 3 A Sweet Fragrance– How sweet is the fragrance of peace.
May 10 Behold! –Join Thomas in seeing Jesus'scars. Then join Thomas in proclaiming, “My Lord and my God!”
Why do we pray? What happens? Does God answer? And what if we don’t like the answer?
June 21 What Happens When We Pray?
June 28 What Should We Pray? – The disciples asked the same question. Check out Jesus’ answer.
July 5 Does God Answer our Prayers?– Well, does He?
July 12 When God Says “No” – If God loves us how can He say “no”? What do we do if He does?
Do Christians need to worry about the Old Testament? Does it still matter to us today?
July 26 Does the Old Testament Matter?
Aug. 2 God’s Perspective, Part 1 – Who do we worship?
Aug. 9 God’s Perspective, Part 2– How are our relationships?
Aug 16 What’s the Big Deal About Tithing?
Aug. 23 Focus on the Family – Some good stuff in there about how to build and keep a strong family.
Aug. 30 What about Those “Other Parts?” – What do we do with the stuff that doesn’t seem to apply, or doesn’t seem to matter?
Sept. 6 Coming Full Circle – The Old Testament is not a strait jacket for us to use to control others, but a guide for rich, abundant living.