Category: Pastor’s notes

Jesus on every page of the Bible

A Christmas present I received a few years back was a book called Jesus on Every Page by David Murray. This was a book I had heard about from a few different places and wanted to read. Its focus is in seeking and finding…

Jesus’ high priestly prayer for you

The “high priestly prayer” of John 17 has always been of utmost interest to me out of all of Jesus’ prayers, probably because it’s the one in which I see him praying for me directly. When you’re part of the story instead of outside…

Wrapping up our ‘Save Our Ceiling’ campaign

Malachi 3:10 has one of the most exciting and thrilling verses in the Bible when it comes to how we worship God with our wealth. The prophet writes, “Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And…

Eight helpful tips for reading the Bible

Right now we’re in the middle of a six-week seminar series that I call “Savory Scripture” — learning how to read (and savor) the Bible the right way! These helpful tips and tricks can keep us from misinterpreting God’s Word and aid our understanding….

Thou shalt not covet

This morning I was listening to one of the Bible verse music CDs that I play for the kids on the way to school when I was convicted of a sin that I have not really thought about in some time. I covet. “You…

A Church That Serves Together Grows Together

A year ago I was driving down the street and noticed that a local church had a lot of activity buzzing about on its front lawn. Teens and young adults were running some sort of outdoor activity for a group of neighborhood kids, with…

A visit to Knox VBS 2019!

This week, children from all over the community — and a few visiting the area — joined us for Vacation Bible School. Our theme was “Creation” — looking at all of the amazing things that God created in the beginning. Before the week began,…