David & Goliath

Dave AnnanUncategorized

I love simple analogies that affirm the truth that God has given to me.  I am David, Melanoma is Goliath, and the stones are the weapons (prayer and meds) God gives me to fight the battle.  This past Sunday night, one of the leaders of student ministries had the idea of having students write on smooth stones.  The stones have … Read More

Resolutions

Chad CookUncategorized

It’s a new year and with it comes great celebrations of accomplishments of the past and great hope with visions and dreams for the coming year. Well at least that’s what a new year is supposed to be for but more often I find myself more regretting the missed opportunities and find myself more jaded by another year of not … Read More

Pastor Dave Health Update | Saturday, January 16

Dave AnnanUncategorized

Dear Family of God, Thank you for your love and support in these recent days as I continue to recover from my lung biopsy, lung collapse and hospital stay that followed. Thanks also for your patience as I awaited the review of the results of my biopsy. I had that review with my oncologist from Baptist Hospital Friday afternoon. The … Read More

Happier New Year

Josh SandsUncategorized

“and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors” – Matthew 6:12 Happy New Year! We’ve entered that part of the calendar that signals new opportunity and renewed dreams. Its the time when many Americans are making resolutions and looking to improve themselves in one way or another. While gym memberships and self-help books are the hot … Read More

Thank you.

Jon Eric WoodwardUncategorized

THANK YOU! I want to take this blog to thank you for your support and encouragement during this last year. I am so very grateful for your notes, emails, texts, cards and phone calls throughout the year. I’m especially grateful for your support when I lost my Mom just over a year ago on December 3rd. I am blessed beyond … Read More

The Messy Side of Christmas

Dave AnnanUncategorized

I like the messy side of the Christmas story!  It seems to me that most Christmas presentations are anything but messy.  The lights, the clothing, the programs are all pristine in their presentation.  I get that as we need to be excellent in how we display our message.  Luke 2:7 says that Mary  “…gave birth to her firstborn, a son.  … Read More

Are you a Christ follower?

Josh SandsUncategorized

“For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel’s will save it.” Mark 8:35 What does being a Christian mean to you? What is involved in being a disciple of Jesus? For many people the unfortunate response is “ask Jesus into your heart” and while Scripture does acknowledge that … Read More

Relish the wonder of this Christmas season!

Rick FosterUncategorized

“For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” –Romans 15:4  In preparation for our Advent sermon series, I have been studying the prophecies in the Old Testament that give us the striking details surrounding Jesus’ birth.  I’ve been amazed, once again; that over … Read More

The Truth About Joy

Jon Eric WoodwardUncategorized

God’s Word is encouraging, helpful and informative about the topic of joy. Observe how almost every verse listed below in some way or another points to a connection with Christ. Allow the Word to encourage your heart and mind today. As you meditate on the verses below choose to walk in His joy despite what you may be going through. … Read More

Thanksgiving In Light of Eternity

Josh SandsUncategorized

As we approach the festive season, which includes Thanksgiving Day, I wanted to reflect in my personal study on what Scripture has to say about being thankful. There are passages that speak to thankfulness from Leviticus 7:12 in the Old Testament through Paul’s letter to Timothy (1 Tim.1:12) in the New Testament.   As I pray prayers of thanksgiving, they are … Read More