Everyone’s A Theologian!

I am always interested in what people's knee jerk reaction to phrases and saying. When I say a phrase, I am interested in the very first thought and feeling that comes up. When I say, "Everyone is a theologian!" what is the first thought that comes to mind? How does it make you feel? The first time I heard that phrase, I felt a little bit of anxiety and thought to myself, "No, I'm not, I don't know hardly anything about the bible." I am sure most of us might have the same feelings and thoughts, … [Read more...]

An Everlasting Joy

Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, 9 obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.1 Peter 1:8-9 Joy was the topic of this past Sunday’s message preached by Pastor Mat. In his message, Mat  gives us a healthy, biblical definition of joy and happiness. Joy is everlasting, happiness is temporary. Often we believe that material comfort will bring us … [Read more...]

Peace from the Son of God

Today is the second Sunday of Advent. If you haven't already, check out the rest of our Advent devotional series! Each day of Advent, we post a brief devotional on a passage taken from The Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings. Subscribe to the email list to get the devotional in your inbox! In his days may the righteous flourish, and peace abound, till the moon be no more!Psalm 72:7 (ESV) This morning in Sunday service, Pastor Jody will be speaking on peace. As we anticipate the coming … [Read more...]

Take Heart! Christ Has Come!

Today is the second Sunday of Advent. If you haven't already, check out the rest of our Advent devotional series! Each day of Advent, we post a brief devotional on a passage taken from The Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings. Subscribe to the email list to get the devotional in your inbox! For a people shall dwell in Zion, in Jerusalem; you shall weep no more. He will surely be gracious to you at the sound of your cry. As soon as he hears it, he answers you.Isaiah 30:19 Our God is a … [Read more...]