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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Honest Evangelism

One of our core values as a church is Intentional Evangelism. Proclaiming the Gospel to others and calling them to repentance and faith This means that as members of this church, one of the things we have committed to prioritizing and helping one another with is faithfully sharing Jesus with others. But, we all know the struggle. Many of […]

Who Are You Reaching?

It’s been just about a week since our Missions Conference ended. If you were able to be a part of the conference, your heart was probably stirred once again to lift your eyes from the temporal pursuits of this life. As a church, we were challenged to get our focus back to seeing the Gospel make an eternal impact […]

Fall Fun Fest Is Not Over

In the wake of the festival, there has been a lot of excitement about the amount of people we served and much talk about how we can improve next year. We certainly have a lot to be thankful for: 2300 guests, safety, God’s provision, and the opportunity to show our community that we love them!  […]