A new season is here…

Over the last several months, we have been walking through a transition at our church. Our former pastor had stepped down and into a new season. Our new season started this past weekend with the announcement of our new pastors named Chad and Lindsay Garrison. As we walked through the transition, we were meeting all…

Secret things…

I recently came across something I did over 11 years ago. As I picked it up and held it in my hands, I smiled as I thought about what a step of faith it was to make it. I barely told a soul what I had done. Much of my spiritual life then was a…

2020 …are we listening?

I have heard a lot of talk from people on social media, sometimes in person, but mostly on social media. They say things like this: If 2020 were a Hula-Hoop it be made out of barbed wire. (While funny it is quite brutal.) I can’t wait till 2020 is over. Is 2020 over yet? You…

The End of a Season

Tomorrow we say goodbye to our Pastor and His wife, Karmen. As a congregation, this will be a hard day. They are beloved, have been a great blessing, and are a tremendous source of godly example for us. I have talked to people who have stamped this pastor and his wife in their hearts as…

Just thinking…faith and failure

Hebrews 11:6  6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. Faith is a thing that we cant hold. But when we move in action toward what we are called to do or are given to do,…

Just thinking… unbelief and enouragement

How do you encourage people? Not just tell them what you like about them but how do you encourage them to keep up their faith in God? I’ve had people compliment me. I’ve had people tell me I am doing a good job. But it was the people who stepped past the superficial pat to…