faith in action

We Are The Church

Justin Beiber was asked some questions about his faith and being a part of a church. “A lot of people who are religious, I think they get lost. They go to church just to go to church. I’m not trying to disrespect them…but for me, I focus more on praying and talking to Him. I don’t have…

Taking Risks – Shaping Destiny

Five hundred years ago, on October 31, 1517, Brother Martin, a monk and a scholar, approached the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, and nailed a piece of paper that would shake the world and send it in another direction. He had struggled for years with the teachings of his beloved church. He had been particularly…

Chase the Lion (small group study)

Small Group starting Wednesday, 10/26, at 6:30pm When the image of a man-eating beast travels through the optic nerve and into the visual cortex, the brain sends the body a simple but urgent message: run away! That’s what normal people do, but not lion chasers. Rather than seeing a five hundred pound problem, they see…

Believe – sermon series

What we believe and why matters. Most people don’t realize how their beliefs shape them and their life. What we believe changes the way we perceive the world around us What we believe impacts the way we think What we believe influences the choices we make What we believe is revealed in the way we…

Believe for Greater Things – 2016 Prayer Focus

As we look toward the New Year, many of us face great challenges, concerns, and needs as well as great opportunities. Some of those things may seem impossible, and, frankly, without God’s help, most probably are. That is where prayer and believing come in. We serve an amazing God who is able to do immeasurably…

liveSTRONG – Philippians

The church at Philippi began with Paul’s ministry to a small group of God-fearers that where worshiping along a riverbank (Acts 16:111-13). I love the diversity that was part of the church at Philippi right from the beginning. Lydia is a wealthy Asian woman; the slave girl is an oppressed Greek, and the jailer was a…

Cover Me – Day of War

Men’s Mid-Week Life Group Starting Wednesday, 1/28/2015, 6:30 pm Cliff Graham’s Lion of War series is powerfully resonating with readers through its intense and gritty depiction of epic biblical struggles. By addressing heart-felt issues that transcend time, Graham’s work invites us into deeper introspection by igniting a desire for lasting change. In the first study…