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A Mutual Responsibility– Acts 13-14

By joncook | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

I had the privilege of sitting down with two of our missionaries yesterday and was able to converse with them regarding the question that was on our bulletin handout on Sunday morning. “What involvement can and should the local church have in the ministry of it’s missionaries?” The question was framed to both of these …

God uses people! He can use you!!

By joncook | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nancy Noller- Every week there are people who come alongside to encourage, uplift, and direct my thoughts spiritually. People are a wonderful gift the Lord gives to us. Hebrews 10:24, 25 tells us “…consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds…encouraging one another…” I am so grateful for fellow believers. There is …

How has the preaching of the Word been used in your personal growth and maturity?

By joncook | January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pastor Dave– As I look back and recognize that I have heard thousands of sermons in my lifetime, I also recognize that the Lord has used some of them in more obvious ways than others in the continuing process of maturing me and making me more like Christ. One such message that the Lord used …

What steps would you take and what tools do you have to follow the example of Acts 17:11?

By Pastor Andrew | February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the Word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.” (Acts 17:11 NASB) Maurice Wilcox – When I get a pastoral outline in the bulletin I am often impressed with the outline and its insights.  At other …

How has God used the Fellowship of believers to aid in your conformity to Christ?

By Pastor Andrew | January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pastor Andrew – The ministry of the Word is people oriented and God centered. Last week we heard the from Pastor Jon how important the preaching of God’s Word is to the church! The Word of God is the content which the Holy Spirit uses in the life of each believer to conform them into …