Sermon: Worthy Is The Lamb

Throughout the summer we have been tuning our hearts, as we’ve studied Revelation 1-5. You may remember that at the beginning of our series, Pastor Stephen told a story about tuning and re-tuning his guitar, before discovering it wasn’t him that was out of tune, but my piano. The piano was so loud, that he…

Mommy Post: All About Sleep

Mommy Blog Post Since becoming a mother, I’ve encountered many helpful tips relating to helping little children’s sleep. I wanted to consolidate them all in one place. This post may be more for myself (as a reminder), but perhaps it will be helpful to others as well. When our second was born it was hard…

Sermon: Pergamum

Rev. 2:12-17 I invite you to open your bibles with me to the book of Revelation. Revelation is the last book in the Bible. Revelation 2, beginning in verse 12. Over the last several weeks we have been studying the letters to the churches in Revelation. And these letters are not only for those they…

Sermon: 1 Kings 19:1-18 (A Time of Doubt)

[this sermon is a part of a community lenten evening series) I invite you to open your bibles with me, this evening, to the book of 1 Kings, chapter 19. 1 Kings is in the Old Testament, after 1 & 2 Samuel, and before 2 Kings. If you don’t have a bible with you, feel…

Sermon: Daily Bread

I invite you, this morning, to open your bibles to Matthew Chapter 6. Matthew is in the New Testament, the first book. Matthew 6. Last week we began a series on the Lord’s Prayer. Pastor Stephen led us through the first three petitions of the prayer: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your…

First Glance: Matthew 6:11

Give us this day our daily bread. (Matthew 6:11) Whenever I hear these words of the Lord’s Prayer I cannot help but be brought back to the wilderness in Israel and the 23rd psalm. In June of 2014, Stephen and I had the privilege of going to Israel on a walking tour. We learned so…

Sermon: What is Freedom?

I invite you to open your bibles with me to Galatians 5:1-15. Galatians in the New Testament — after Romans and the Corinthians, and before Ephesians and Philippians. Galatians 5:1-15. If you haven’t been with us recently, we’ve been hearing God’s word to the Galatians through the Apostle Paul throughout the summer. Paul has been…

First Glance: Galatians 5

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.…

Sermon: All By Grace

This morning I invite you to open your bibles with me to the book of Galatians. Galatians chapter 2, beginning in verse 1. Last week we began a new series as we go through this letter that the apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Galatia. We’ve entitled this series, “New Freedom, New People,” which…