PASTOR’S BLOG 2021

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Weapons of Righteousness

Weapons of Righteousness

The Apostle Paul saw himself as a spiritual warrior.  He recognized that he was locked in deadly combat with demonic forces who were doing everything possible to stop him from taking the Gospel of Christ to the world. He was a man of peace, but also a man of war,...

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When the Guilty go Free

When the Guilty go Free

We can divide people into three simple groups, the lost, the looking, and the found. The lost are those without God and content. They are mostly unaware of their condition and unfavorable standing before the creator of the universe. They move along the path of life...

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God Makes the Impossible, Possible

God Makes the Impossible, Possible

Ro 8:32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all– how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?   Our human mind has limits as to what we will allow ourselves to believe.  We make quick judgments based upon the situation...

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The Hope of  Christmas

The Hope of Christmas

Tragically though, many only hear the invitation, not understanding the reality of what is being promised through the story of Christ. They stop short of truth, satisfying themselves with a secular version filled with candy canes and Christmas trees, but with no...

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When You Feel Alone

When You Feel Alone

Lu 2:11 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”   There are times when we all feel alone.  For some, Christmas time is...

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Does God like Me?

Does God like Me?

Does God like me, may seem like a strange question for anyone who is familiar with scripture. Every child in Sunday school knows that one of the basics of Christianity is that God loves them, but that wasn’t my question. The question does God like me, is another thing...

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Notice the Limp

Notice the Limp

The mission of the church, in relation to God, is to love, worship, and serve Him together as one people. The mission in relation to people, is to preach the Gospel, equip the saints for ministry, and love each other.  But what do we mean when we say we should love...

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When Church Feels like Home

When Church Feels like Home

In the first century the church met in homes. As people put faith in Christ they were accepted into a family, not a program oriented organization.  They ate together, prayed together, lived life together as a loving community, enjoying getting to know each other and...

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A Church for Imperfect People

A Church for Imperfect People

The church sometimes presents itself as filled with people who have all the answers and who have arrived at a point of spiritual superiority and smugness, but then when the world sees the inevitable proof that the people of the church are not as perfect as they first...

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The Great Pretender

The Great Pretender

God blessed Solomon more than any other king. He blessed him with incredible wisdom, honor, power, and great abilities in organization and leadership.  He poured out colossal wealth on Solomon – 1 Kings records that $1,187,200,000 of gold came into his kingdom...

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