OT19 | NT Connection (April 13)

NT Connect: Jude 5 Weekly Reading: Exodus 6-10 Jesus Saved a People out of Egypt The exit (or Exodus) of God’s people from slavery in Egypt is one of the best rescue stories in history! For 400 years, the Hebrew people groaned under their oppression and longed for relief. An exit. A rescue. A Rescuer. … Continued

God Within Us: Spiritual Gifts

Now that summer is here, there are several things you can bank on: the weather will get hot, the lake will be crowded, and there will be lots of new movies coming out at the theater. Now, I enjoy going to the movies anytime, and especially if it’s a super-hero movie or anything where someone has … Continued

We Believe: God the Father

“So, what exactly is it that you guys believe?” That was the question one of the teenagers in our youth group asked me several years back on a trip to San Antonio. Most of the students in our group had grown up around church, but this girl had come as a guest, and it was … Continued

Live with the End in Mind

“It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine.” Really? Growing up as a child of the 80’s, I remember listening to that song by R.E.M. (on my cassette tape!) and even singing along with the few lines I remembered. However, I don’t think I ever really thought much about the … Continued


By Jamie Willis Rhythm. Some people have it. Other’s don’t. When it comes to music, I am most definitely in the latter category. Since it’s hard to clap on beat, I just do my best to “make a joyful noise to the Lord” (Psalm 98:4), even if others don’t see it (or rather, hear it) … Continued