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Christ Church Sunday Service Preview 1/17/21- Attendance Increase

Hi Friends, With so much politic unrest in our country, God in his kind providence has us studying a passage of Luke that speaks directly to how we can experience peace.  God has got a good word for us and I’m looking forward to hearing it through Pastor Ian. Also, with the new guidance given ...

Communing with God in prayer

This is part two of our blog series “New Year’s Resolutions Worth Making”. Here’s part 1 about Bible Intake  In our hyperactive culture the ability to spend time in prayer is becoming increasingly hard.  We always have something else to do that keeps us from praying, or something else on our mind that distracts us ...

Christ Church Sunday Preview 1/10/21

Hi Friends, As we start this New Year we are going to see Jesus teach us a parable about what He wants us to do while we wait for His return.  When the Lord speaks about our purpose in life, that’s a message calls for our attention! Also, Hannah McCurley is going to be joining ...

Midweek Miscellanous

Midweek Miscellanies (1/7) – An assortment of articles, book recommendations, blog posts, podcasts and other links that we hope you find helpful. The Gospel in a Democracy Under Assault: Russell Moore with some helpful thoughts about our call as believers in light of yesterday’s events, and the overall climate of our culture. Podcast Pick: I enjoyed this ...

New Year’s Resolutions Worth Making

I’m a big fan of Costco.  It’s a magical place.  You can get anything there from cheese to car tires, t-shirts to t-balls.  However, they do have one problem.  Their milk containers are terrible.  These containers have an innovative design to maximize their stackability allowing them to  be shipped faster and lowering their price.  That ...

Christ Church Sunday Service Preview 1/3/21

Hi Friends, I can’t wait to kick of the New Year worshiping God with you this Sunday.  We are picking back up in Luke and going over one of my favorite stories in all of the gospels.  I think God has an important word for us to help us start this New Year out strong.  ...

Annual Spiritual Health Check Up

Hi Friends, In 2020 we have all become a lot more conscious about our health and hygiene.  Some of you have to take daily temperatures for your jobs.  Hand washing posters are everywhere. No shirt, no service signs have been replaced with no mask, no service.  And if you want to clear a way through ...

Midweek Miscellaneous 12/24: Resources to Grow Your Faith

Midweek Miscellanies (12/24) – An assortment of articles, book recommendations, blog posts, podcasts and other links that we hope you find helpful. 2020: A Christian Music Review: I’ve enjoyed these reviews the past few years, and have always found something worth listening to that I wasn’t familiar with. Don’t Be in a Rush to Bid This ...

A FREE gift that anyone can give!

Hi Friends, I can’t believe that Christmas is almost upon us.  While our celebrations will certainly be different this year, it is still exciting to think about the joy of Christmas day.   I’m sure that you are not like me and that you have completed your Christmas shopping already.  I like the hustle and bustle, ...