From the Pastors Desk
BOOK LOOK- by Cathy ChapinFebruary 12, 2021 by Cathy Chapin
COUNTING THE COST
KIDNAPPED IN THE NIGER DELTA By David and Shirley Donovan
British missionaries David and Shirley Donovan have run New Foundations , an Evangelical Mission in the Niger Delta for 15 years sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ through the vehicle of evidence-based Primary HealthCare. Their...
BOOK LOOK by Cathy ChapinOctober 14, 2020
As I was completing my last review “ the Post Quarantine Church” by Thom Rainer, a book came to mind that I feel should be the follow-up. It is one of the best books that I have read dealing with attitudes toward change. My prayer is that those who have read it before will reread it and those who have not will take the ...
Book Look by Cathy ChapinSeptember 25, 2020
BOOK LOOK by Cathy Chapin
A "Book Look" - The First Chapters of Everything-How Genesis 1-4 Explains Our WorldAugust 7, 2020 by Jami-Ann St Pierre
THE FIRST CHAPTERS OF EVERYTHING – HOW GENESIS 1-4 EXPLAINS OUR WORLD
By Alasdair Paine
Alasdair Paine is an accomplished geographer, pastor and Bible student and all these disciplines add to the rich depth of his writing.
Who are we? Why are we here? Why is life both beautiful and tragic? Where is real hope ?
The opening chapters of...
"A Book Look" - From the PLAINS of Nineveh, By MARANATHA WEEKSJuly 24, 2020 by Jami-Ann St Pierre
Grateful to Samaritan’s Purse for the opportunity to serve as a front line nurse, Maranatha Weeks departs on January 16, 2017 from the US to arrive at the Emergency Field Hospital in Iraq. In her own words she states;”God led me to the front lines of a battlefield, unfolding His works within the following narrative, as I...
Opening SundayJuly 17, 2020 Brian BurnetOpening SundayOn behalf of the Elders I want to say how excited we are to finally be returning to live services. We have so appreciated the team who have tirelessly brought us the Live Stream service each Sunday. And while this will continue, we look forward now to seeing many people in the pews as...
These are Challenging Days (You know this)June 26, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand
These have been some challenging days in which to live. You all know this because you have been living it. During these difficult and challenging days I have been so grateful for God’s Word that has been confronting and challenging me daily. I have been so thankful for our staff and volunteers who...
Identity TheftJune 19, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand
Not only are we in the midst of a global pandemic, but our world is also embroiled in racial tension and violence. Dr. Tony Evans speaks with clarity and conviction to this issue and to our generation.
“One of the biggest challenges today, when it comes to crime, is identity theft. People will steal your identity for their own...
Wise, Unwise, and Otherwise -James 3:13-18- Preparation for Sunday’s MessageJune 12, 2020 Pastor Byron
Our E-Bulletin will look a little different this week. I am going to ask you to read our passage for Sunday and think through a few questions.
Our text this week deals with WISDOM. Let’s get a few definitions on the table to begin with:
“The fear of...
5 Things to Pray: Praying for Kingdom GrowthJune 5, 2020 Pastor Byron Hand
In the midst of this Global Pandemic I commended to you Rachel Jones new book “5 Things to Pray in a Global Crisis.” How we can best pray in the midst of our current crisis. These days of crisis Jones encourages us to pray in 5 categories:
- Pray for our Heart
- Pray for our Family
- Pray for the Response
- Praying for my Church