What is Faith?

During our Wednesday evening Bible study, we realized that Jesus talked much about faith. Faith is a big deal, and Jesus gets serious about it. But, Matthew never really defines exactly what faith is. The book of Romans, however, presents us with a more holistic view of the Christian faith. It is an umbrella commentaryContinue reading “What is Faith?”

Is Jesus Currently Conquering the World?

As we have been studying the book of Revelation on Sunday afternoons at The Church at Sunsites, the text seems to indicate that Jesus is currently conquering the world, and the world is currently being renewed. The New Jerusalem is currently coming down (Cf. Revelation 3:12), beginning with Jesus’s incarnation and perpetually coming until HisContinue reading “Is Jesus Currently Conquering the World?”

October Announcements

Revival happens unexpectedly. We can’t schedule it. The Holy Spirit moves like the air. We feel His effects but we can not see where He is going or command His movement. This month, the Holy Spirit has moved in our midst. His moving brought humility and repentance in my own life. I hope you’ve experiencedContinue reading “October Announcements”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 09-06-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 26:1-25 Topic(s): Freedom From the Law Questions to ask in children’s church: Read Romans 8:1-9 (NIV is best for children) Why do you think the Law brings death? It deals with outward works. To set our minds on outward works is to set our minds on the flesh. Why do you thinkContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 09-06-2020”

September Announcements

This year has been an interesting one, but we have been able to further the ministry of the word and of our service to one another and our community. Last month, we established our deacon family ministry and have aligned ourselves more with biblical ministry. As we continue to be conformed to the likeness ofContinue reading “September Announcements”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-23-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 25:39-44 Topic(s): Serving Others Questions to ask in children’s church: Read John 13:1-17  (NIV is best for children) Jesus is King, yet He washed His disciples feet. Why do you think He washed their feet? He washed their feet to teach them about what it means to be a Christian. No matterContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-23-2020”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-16-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 25:18-38 Topic(s): God is Our Shepherd Questions to ask in children’s church: Read 1 Samuel 2:8-9 (NIV is best for children) To whom does the whole world belong? Who owns the pillars of the earth, the power sustaining the earth? God does. He keeps all things moving and existing. Who keeps peopleContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-16-2020”

Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-09-2020

Text: 1 Samuel 25:2-17 Topic(s): Sharing Questions to ask in children’s church: Read Genesis 1:26; 2:5, 15, 18 (NIV is the best translation for children). For what purpose, or function, did God make people? God made people to take care of the earth. God owns the earth and people. We are simply here to takeContinue reading “Children’s Church/Family Worship 08-09-2020”

August Announcements

We are, more or less, back to normalcy. We encourage you to think about plugging back into the gathering of believers. As more and more people get back into the church gathering, we encourage safe practices. Wear masks if you feel you need to. Air hug, and remain six feet apart. We are providing twoContinue reading “August Announcements”

July Announcements

We are, more or less, back to normalcy. Many of you are still physical distancing, and we encourage you to continue to discern what is best for you and your family. As more and more people get back into the church gathering, we encourage safe practices. Wear masks if you feel you need to. AirContinue reading “July Announcements”