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How Paul Saw the Church

Our church is approaching its 40th anniversary. Looking back there have been many changes. People come and go. People pass away and children are born. Pastors come and go. Even locations change. The truth is, although we desire to be constant and stable, change is necessary for survival and effectiveness for reaching the community around…

Following the Example of Paul

Last week I started doing a study of the book of Romans. Part of the reason is I’m thinking of preaching a series out of it later on this year. Romans is a profound book and probably the most influential book of the entire Bible. Many of our doctrines and practices come out it’s contents.…

Being a Person of Influence

I was reading a story about a man who used to work on the Boeing 747. For 15 years it was his job to work on a switchbox that was smaller than a loaf of bread. As small as that component was, without it, flight would have been impossible. It reminded me of our potential…

Connected Through Prayer

Prologue: It’s important to pray for one another – and certainly for those in positions of leadership in the church. God, in ways we don’t always understand fully, chooses to work through the prayers of believer Media: “The Skinny on Prayer” via YouTube. Prayer is not forced, not a list of “things to do,” not…