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Our Weekly Gathering

January 4, 2016

There’s something special about being together week after week. We are a gathered people

. We are a rescued people

. We are story people

. We are gospel people

. We are family! We share one another’s hurts, carry one another’s burdens, celebrate one another’s victories and accomplishments. While we are all different, in this moment around this […]

A Meditation to Begin the New Year

January 2, 2016

We serve a God who creates; a God who re-creates, a God who renews, who restores, who refreshes, who revives, who resuscitates; A God Who Makes Things New He is a God whose steadfast love never ceases, whose mercies never fail; rather, they are made new every morning, with the dawning of every single new […]

Be Still and Know God

June 5, 2013

Many people have a desire to be closer to God. We certainly have this desire as Christians, but we are not the only ones. Many outsiders also want to be closer to God. There are people who are enslaved to sin and they want to break free. They want to find something that works in […]

A Few Brief Thoughts on Love

April 4, 2013

Love is a command. It is a great virtue all Christians are to possess. The two greatest commands in Scripture are to love God and love our neighbor. In 1 Corinthians 13 Paul says we can speak with the tongues of angels, have prophetic powers, give away all our possessions, and even be martyred, but […]

A Prayer by George MacDonald

January 30, 2013

George McDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and preacher who influenced C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Madeleine L’Engle, and many others. The following is one of his sonnets from Diary of an Old Soul. Many Christians throughout the years have used this collection of daily poems as devotionals and prayers. This poem is a great reminder […]

Psalm 100

November 7, 2012

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his, we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his […]

Jesus, Our King

October 4, 2012

  “The Lord says to my lord, ‘Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool.’ The Lord sends out from Zion your mighty scepter. Rule in the midst of your foes. Your people will offer themselves willingly on the day you lead your forces on the holy mountains. From the womb […]

God’s Listening Ear

October 3, 2012

“I love the Lord, because he has heard my voice and my supplications. Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live. The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold of me; I suffered distress and anguish. Then I called on the […]

I’m Amazed

July 12, 2012

I’m amazed by all kinds of things.  I’ve seen many changes in my short lifetime.  I’ve seen things created that I didn’t think possible.  As a child I was amazed by a large computer that was not color and only performed the simplest of tasks, but now I carry a much superior computer in my […]

Meditation Schedule for 1 Peter

November 15, 2010

Here is the meditation schedule for 1 Peter.  Each day you are provided with a reading from the text, questions for reflection, thoughts for prayer, practical application, and a quote from an early Christian.  You are also encouraged to do your own reflecting by recording your thoughts on the back of the sheet or in […]