Posts from September 2014

Faith Contradicts Science

The Case for Faith by Lee Strobel Objection #2 – Faith Contradicts Science In his book, The Case for Faith, journalist/pastor Lee Strobel says he struggled to find answers to questions he thought blocked belief in God—including scientific teachings that ruled out the God who created the heavens and the earth. Strobel had always accepted…

i WONDER? – sermon series

Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Does my life matter? – 9/27 God are you there? – 10/4 Why is there evil? – 10/11 Why is life so unfair? – 10/18 Is there life after death? – 10/25 Why do I feel so alone? – 11/1 If you have wondered about these questions (and who…

You Can’t Catch What’s Not There

“It doesn’t matter how good a fisherman you are, if you’re fishing where there isn’t any fish, you ain’t gonna catch anything.” Serious fishermen spend time and money researching maps with information on topography and vegetation and utilize sophisticated electronic equipment to locate their objective. But the best equipment, the most tantalizing bait, and the…

Where the Church is the People

This month we publically launch NineSevenZero Church. We come out of the closet and announce to our community that we exist. But make no mistake this isn’t the “start” of our church, just our formal introduction. NineSevenZero Church is a new church emerging in the Grand Valley. And while this launch has us consumed for the…

Hot Spots Attract People

“Hot Spots attract people” Have you ever noticed that when the fish are really biting, you attract other fishermen? It’s the law of the Hot Spot. People are attracted to activity, they are attracted to success, and they are attracted to winners. It’s the quest for the answer to one of those deep inner questions of…