19 May

The Wise and the Foolish (Part 1)

God has entrusted us with much, and we will have to account for it. Yet even knowing what we should do, we don’t always act like it. But an honest examination of ourselves and a decision to act wisely will prepare us for the examination to come.

28 Apr

Songs for the Journey – Psalm 120

Suffering, injustice, and conflict are not part of God’s design for creation, but when it comes, he is attentive to his people and is pleased when we come to him in prayer, depend on him to endure, and long for the restored world he intends.

27 Jan

Thrive! Spiritual Rehab for the Wounded Soul (Part 3)

Flourishing life comes when we recognize who we are in relation to God, submit to his authority, and dialogue within him about the things that really matter in life. In practical terms this means that we don’t know enough to tell God what we need or what he should do. God genuinely wants to hear our desires, but then we need to be willing to listen to his guidance and direction.

20 Jan

Thrive! Spiritual Rehab for the Wounded Soul (Part 2)

Rather than focusing on our own often misplaced goals, Jesus calls us to act within the authority God gives us and the vulnerability that is inherent to our lives. Essentially, this surrender is an acknowledgement that Jesus is the Savior, but that he also calls us to serve and suffer with him for the sake of his kingdom.

18 Feb

Church Anniversary Celebration

After a 25min. introduction of video from past events, we hear aspects of our 30 year journey from Marlyn Ellyson, David Johnson, Eric & Colleen Johnson, Greg Ellyson, Paula Colby, Dallas Lange, and Pastor Tim.

06 Aug

Stories from the Fold: Becci Gonzalez

Becci hid her pregnancy as a teenager for eight months, but eventually everyone knew the truth. Her decisions ended dreams of college and altered her image as a “good” girl, but the grace of God expressed through her church meant she wasn’t alone and God still had good things prepared for her.

04 Jun

The Cure (8 of 8)

As reluctant as we might be to judge one another, if we really care for one another we must be willing to get in each other’s messes. Doing so with the right motives, to rescue each other from sin and express love and forgiveness, will prepare us all for the coming day of judgment.

28 May

The Cure (7 of 8)

We typically respond to suffering, whether deserved or not, by isolating, blaming others, or by trying to dig ourselves out on our own. James tells us that the real solution is found in submitting ourselves to God by confessing our needs and shortcomings to others who will pray for us and walk with us.

21 May

The Cure (6 of 8)

Staying on mission is difficult, especially when it hurts. But when we are honest, consistent, and persistent, and rely on Jesus, God is always there to strengthen us in our weakness and accomplish the task.