Message from the Pastors (Page 2)

I, Will Remember Their Sins No more

Have you seen them?  It only happens once a year, buy you have probably noticed.  They walk around with that “black stuff” on their foreheads.  It looks like it is in the shape of a cross.  What’s that about? It is about Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the season of Lent.  The black stuff…

God Remembers Our Sins No More!

Cleaning stains can be a frustrating task because they can be very difficult to remove.  One way to deal with a stain is to cover it up.  You can paint over it, but it so often bleeds through again.  If it’s on the carpet, you can steam clean it, but after it dries it can come right back up.  Frustrating!!!!

Jesus, Name Above All Names

What makes a Christmas tree a Christmas tree? Is it the bright-shining lights? The beautiful garland and strings of colorful beads? Maybe it is your favorite ornaments. Many would argue that a Christmas tree just isn’t a Christmas tree until the star is put on the top. Without the star, something is missing. The Christmas…

Born Sinless to Be Our Sin-Bearer!

“Please stay tuned for an important announcement.”   “We have some breaking news to report in just a moment!”  Then comes a cutaway.  A commercial.  Another one.   The teasers keep us from flipping the channel.  Is there some big surprise? Despite the hype, the “important announcement” often disappoints.  We think to ourselves, “What’s so earthshaking about that?”  …

Which Candidate Should I Support?

Political battles are being waged throughout our country. Who will be the party nominees? Who will be the next president? There are many issues deeply dividing our country that are concerning to all. Christians wonder which candidate they should support. God doesn’t tell us. As Christians, we are citizens of two kingdoms: thekingdom of the…

Blessed Are You

The images burn into our memories: terrified faces on the news recounting how their entire village was destroyed and many were martyred for refusing to renounce their faith in Christ; victims marched to their deaths; ancient churches systematically destroyed in an attempt to erase the Christian faith and enforce the dominance of a false religion.…

Don’t Be Distracted

Don’t let the noise distract you this week. The news is filled with disturbing stories: a pilot who murders by crashing a plane, angry protestors outside government buildings, and tensions around the world. For Christians, this is not a week to become distracted by the world around us. Yes, we need to be aware of…