OT19 | NT Connection (July 27)

NT Connect: Hebrews 11:32-34 Weekly Reading: Judges 6-12 Heroes of Faith!? It might be a challenge to look at those considered heroes of the faith in our readings this week and see them as just that. Faithful. Often, what we see from those who were judges, prophets and kings is a long list of faults … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (July 20)

NT Connect: Ephesians 4:17-24 Weekly Reading: Judges 1-5 Hardness of Heart These first few chapters of Judges take us from the Lord delivering his people into the Promised Land to his people hardening their hearts and turning their back in him. After the death of Joshua and his contemporaries, “there arose a generation after them … Continued

Its been a Fantastic Church Year!

We wrap up our current ministry year having had some big successes.  In addition to our ongoing 52-week-a-year ministry, we enjoyed a very significant VBS, Kid’s Camp, DNOW weekend, Marriage Enrichment Ministry, women’s mission trip to Guatemala, Joy Ministry, Middle School, High School and Gather summer retreats and camps.  In addition, I believe we had one … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (July 13)

NT Connect: Hebrews 4:1-13 Weekly Reading: Joshua 10-12, 23-24 Rest in Christ Rest. We a part of a culture that strives for rest. We seem always to be looking for our next break, our next chance to rest. We start the day thinking about when the day will end, or at least when we’ll get … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (July 6)

NT Connect: Hebrews 11:10; Revelation 21:1-27 Weekly Reading: Joshua 5-9 The Promised Land Land features prominently at key points in the stories of Genesis and Exodus. Adam and Eve were placed in a garden. When the Ark came to rest on dry land. Noah and his family were given the start to a cleansed world. … Continued