Today You will be with Me in Paradise

We tend to choose our last words carefully because they are what sticks. Jesus did the same with His final words before His death on the cross.  He voiced parting words to the world as He was leaving and loving through His death. In this series, we’ll examine Jesus’ last

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Last Words: Father, Forgive Them

Ash Wednesday This day begins the penitential season of Lent. Lent is a time to reflect upon one’s sinful life and to repent of sin. In biblical times, some people would demonstrate their repentance by wearing ashes as a symbol of their guilt and mortality. But Lent is not only

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Created-Redeemed-Called

Life Sunday- The value of every human life flows from three simple but profound Scriptural truths: Every human life is created by God. Every human life is someone for whom Jesus died. Every human life is someone God desires to call into an eternal relationship with Him. Created – Redeemed

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Women & Marriage

Marriages all start with dreams of what they could be, but single-minded pursuit of them can turn a marriage into a nightmare.  Your fulfillment and true worth cannot be found in the marriage you’ve dreamed up. God’s best for the marriage is found when you let him guide the dreaming

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Men & Marriage: Leaders & Lovers

Sometimes I wonder if we have allowed our society, instead of God’s Word, to dictate who a man is and what a man does. What do you think? What is the common portrayal of men and husbands in t.v. sitcoms? Now compare that to God’s design. God made men to

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The Gift of Singleness… The Gift of Marriage

Marriage.  It’s for some, but not for all.  There’s plenty of good reasons to pursue it, but Paul encourages those that are able—to remain unmarried.  He lifts it up as a higher calling than being married. Yet, there are wonderful and unique blessings for both those that marry and those

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What is Christian Marriage?

This preaching series is for you…whether you find yourself engaged, married, single, divorced, widowed, hurt by marriage or wanting nothing to do with it.  The principles in this series apply to all relationships.  We’ll explore Christian marriage, the gift of singleness, and the unique ways that men and women can

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Epiphany = From Darkness to Light

Today we celebrate the Epiphany of our Lord. Long ago God caused men to follow a star from a distant country to the home of baby Jesus. These gentile foreigners came to worship Him. For this reason Epiphany is also called the “Gentile Christmas.” As gentile Christians we also come

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Save the Wrappings

Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Once again we’ve had the privilege of celebrating the birth of our Savior…but now what? What will we do with the One who came to give His life for our salvation? Two old-timers, Simeon and Anna, show us how best to respond

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