Are You A Healthy Church Member?

God intends for His churches to be the primary context for the display of His glory and growth of His people. (If you want more information on that statement … read the book of Ephesians) But, how does being a part of a local church produce spiritual growth in individuals, and how do individuals contribute […]

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Current Needs • July 2017

Each month we post a list of current needs within the church. Some are financial, some are volunteer needs, others are special ministry opportunities. If you are willing to help with any of these needs, please contact the main office for details. Audio/Visual Equipment  Camera and updated equipment for Livestream ministry($5000) Wireless microphones (headset and wireless handhelds) (See M. Egerdahl) Updated recording equipment for sermons and […]

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Come & See Jesus, 2 (Prologue)

Last week we introduced the idea of using the Gospel of John in a casual Bible study setting for those willing to investigate Jesus. The goal of these posts is to provide you with tools so that you feel confident to answer questions, and facilitate discussion about Jesus. Before you begin reading and discussing the […]

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Service Opportunity

Church family, We are looking to update a some of the different furnishings around the church building: displays that hold the Gospel tracts and other church literature, and the podiums in each of the adult classrooms You can get involved in a couple of different ways. If you have experience in carpentry and woodworking and would be […]

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Come & See Jesus, 1

The point of the Bible is not simply education, though there is much to learn. Its point is not simply entertainment, though its stories and songs are inspirational. Its point is not simply ethical improvement, though it has shaped the moral life of civilizations. The point of the Bible is to encounter Jesus. (Glen Scrivener, 3 […]

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New Resource for Parents & Children

In his book, The Disciple-Making Parent, Chap Bettis says, The foundational parenting text is not Ephesians 6:1-4 or Deuteronomy 6:4-9, as important as they are. Rather it is Matthew 28:18-20. In other words, as Christian parents, your primary goal is not simply to parent your children, but to disciple your children to love and obey Jesus. Of […]

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Summer in the Psalms

This summer, we will take Sunday evenings to focus on and be refreshed in the Psalms. Our evening services will be moved up to 5pm. We trust this will allow more families to participate in our studies as well as provide time for the church family to fellowship afterward. June 4 • Psalm 1 • (B. Peterson) June […]

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Praying for Muslims

This last weekend followers of Islam all over the world began their yearly ritual of a month-long, daytime fast known as Ramadan. This is a time when they celebrate Muhammad’s reception of the Quran and try to ramp up their efforts to “win God’s favor” on judgment day. As our missionary in Indonesia said, In essence, they celebrate the […]

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Children’s Sunday School Teachers Needed

Due to the recent growth of our church we are in great need of those that would be willing to serve on teaching teams for Children’s Sunday School. The need Currently we are only able to staff 2 classes for our elementary age children – 1st-3rd graders and 4th-6th graders. For the sake of the children’s discipleship, we need to move to 3 classes: 1st […]

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Church Basics Class

Last summer, our church went through several studies discussing the nature of the local church, church membership, church leadership, and church unity. Through our studies, we realized that we need a stronger, biblical understanding of this thing we call “church” and what it’s place is in our lives as believers. One key area of concern we […]

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Current Needs • May 2017

Each month we post a list of current needs within the ministry. Some are financial, some are volunteer needs, others are special ministry opportunities. If you are willing to help with any of these needs, please contact the main office for details. Training Materials for the Pastoral Internship Ministry (see S. Ashmore) Children’s Ministries  Sunday School teachers and classroom assistants (see T. Johnson) 4-5 yrs 1-2 grade 3-4 grade […]

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Help! I Can’t Forgive

This last weekend, a portion of our church family had the opportunity to go to the Wilds Christian Camp for a weekend church retreat. We had a great time together playing, hiking, and relaxing. (Check out some of the pictures on Facebook) But the key part of the retreat was our time together in the Word. […]

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