Posts with the category “living-the-dream”
February 4th, 2022
More than…By: Pastor Todd CroffordBertha Munroe was once the Dean of Eastern Nazarene College, where I attended. She had a slogan she lived her life by, and I’ve never forgotten it- “Not Somehow, but...
February 3rd, 2022
Sufficient GraceBy Lori Ennis“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” II Corinthians 12:9When my son died, our pastor at the time came to visit me at the hospital. O...
Praising His Faithfulness
February 2nd, 2022
Praising His FaithfulnessBy: Pastor Mark White “..if we are faithless, He remains faithful, for he cannot disown himself.” (2 Tim. 2:13) When the Apostle Paul and Silas arrived in Philippi and began t...
God in Your Wallet
February 1st, 2022
God’s Presence in Your WalletBy: Anna Williams Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have,because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” S...
Victory in Jesus
January 31st, 2022
Victory in JesusBy: Pastor Amie Donovan “But let me reveal to you a wonderful secret. We will not all die, but we will all be transformed! It will happen in a moment, in the blink of an eye, when the...
Remember Your Baptism
January 28th, 2022
We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.-Romans 6:4 NIV In some ...
Find Life in His Motivations
January 27th, 2022
“How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?” John 5:44I’ve been told I have a pretty big personality. “A force of nat...
Not An Option!
January 26th, 2022
“Here is a trustworthy saying:If we died with him, we will also live with him;” 2 Timothy 2:11 Jesus, our Lord, was crucified on a cross for claiming to be the Son of God around 33 AD. Shortly after ...
Crucifying Our Sinful Nature
January 25th, 2022
“Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions anddesires of their sinful nature to his cross and crucified them there. Since we are living by the Spirit, let us follow the Spirit’s leadin...
When Less is More
January 24th, 2022
“He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less.” John 3:30 There is never a time the saying ‘less is more,’ rings truer than in the life of a Christian. Sunday we talked about ...
More Salt, Please
January 21st, 2022
“Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” -Colossians 4:6 NIV Sometimes I think we live in a backwards-world when it comes to wo...
Loving People is a Privilege
January 20th, 2022
“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith …” I Peter 5:8-9aI have a confession, though i...
The Challenge of Relationships
January 19th, 2022
“In your relationships with one another, you should have the same mindset as Christ Jesus.”Philippians 2:5 Our relationships change and become more complicated as we grow. We start out as children wit...
Understanding can Lead to Grace
January 18th, 2022
“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. In your relati...
The Right Perspective
January 17th, 2022
Do you view people with the right perspective? Ephesians 4:2 “Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowances for each other’s faults because of your great love.” Can I be h...
January 14th, 2022
In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith — may be proved genuine and may result in praise...
Bitter Lemons Don't Give Better Lives
January 13th, 2022
“So David and his men wept aloud until they had no strength left to weep. … David was distressed because the men were talking of stoning him; each one was bitter in spirit because of his sons and daug...
January 12th, 2022
"Remove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel.”Proverbs 25:4 (NIV) We have all heard these expressions: “Trials come to make us stronger,” and “It’s all working out for yo...
Tried and Tested Faith
January 11th, 2022
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. -Romans 8:28 NIV This week we are talking about how we respond as followers ...
"I love taking tests!" - Said no one ever
January 10th, 2022
“I love taking tests!” -Said no one ever. Tests are only scary when you don’t know the answer. The Bible is full of hard tests people went through. Yet, because they knew God and knew His Word, they w...
You can know THIS is God's Will.
January 7th, 2022
This last Sunday we learned that God is committed to his vision of our purpose. Psalm 138 reminded us that He will fulfill his purposes for us. Legendary comic strip writer Bill Watterson once quippe...
The Former Things Are Passed Away
January 6th, 2022
“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” Revelati...
Finishing the Task
January 5th, 2022
“My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work."John 4:34We all face multiple distractions every day. Whether they are relatively harmless like binge-watching one...
Letting Go of the Past
January 4th, 2022
“But now thus says the LORD, he who created you, O Jacob,he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you;I have called you by name, you are mine. Isaiah 43:1 NIV “Remember not the form...
Live the Good Life
January 3rd, 2022
Live the good life by living the new life. Do you remember the B.C. version of yourself? I certainly remember mine. I was hungry but never satisfied, thirsty with something this world couldn’t quench....
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