Family Worship

Thursday, 26 February 2015 by

The first Sunday of the month we are directing children (K-5th) to join their parents in the main sanctuary for our worship service.  There is a purpose for this:  we want 1)to support family togetherness, 2)for children to be witness to their parents faith in and love for God, and 3)to establish a base for

EPIC Winter Youth Retreat

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 by

On February 13th, five brave youth workers ventured to Glorieta Camps with 29 students for a three-night, four-day Youth Winter Retreat.  The theme was EPIC, so naturally we were going to have to elevate our food, our fun, and our teachings. The weekend was packed- at mealtimes, we had 4star restaurant-quality food; for activities, students

Reflection February 22

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 by

Reflections:  Called by Christ The words of Jesus: I am the bread of life.  Whoever comes to Me will never be hungry again.  Whoever believes in Me will never be thirsty. —John 6:35 I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows Me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.

Reflections: Gifts for God

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 by

Hebrews 13:15-16 15With Jesus’ help we will continually offer our sacrifice of praise to God by telling others of the glory of His name. 16Don’t forget to do good and to share what you have with those in need, for such sacrifices are very pleasing to Him.   2 Corinthians 9:11-15 11God will make you

E   For years, church leaders have heard the claim that nearly nine out of ten Christians accept Jesus as their savior before the age of 18. If that statistic was accurate in the past, it no longer depicts U.S. society. The current Barna Group study indicates that nearly half of all Americans who accept

Reflections 2/5/15

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 by

 Our perception of “reality” is an act of faith based on mere fragments. -Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art   Made for spirituality, we wallow in introspection.  Made for joy, we settle for pleasure. Made for justice, we clamor for vengeance.  Made for relationship, we insist on our own way.  Made for beauty, we are

Meditation of Glorifying God

Monday, 09 February 2015 by

Glorifying God and Renewing Lives. That is what we are about.  Here is a verse and a John Piper quote reflecting on what it means to glorify God: Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.  -Psalm 34:8 A fountain is not glorified by us hauling

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Reflections 2.1.15

Thursday, 05 February 2015 by

When you are passionate, you always have your destination in sight and you are not distracted by obstacles.  Because you love what you are pursuing, things like rejection and setbacks will not hinder you in your pursuit.  You believe that nothing can stop you! -Duke Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski I think we delight to praise what we