Prayer for our President

Dear Mr. Trump, On November 8, 2016 you were elected by the people of the United States to serve as our next President. In the next few months you will be establishing your team and preparing for your inauguration. It is going to be a very busy and exciting time for you. I am prayingContinue reading “Prayer for our President”

Where is this peace on earth I hear so much about?

Yesterday we talked about the peace that Jesus makes available for all mankind. In our Softer Sunday service we sang this classic Christmas hymn. And as we were singing I was struck by the despair in the third verse. This song was written during the American Civil War. A time when the nation was beingContinue reading “Where is this peace on earth I hear so much about?”

Review: No More Dragons – Jim Burgen

This book’s central metaphor Is borrowed from the scene from The Voyage of the Dawn Treader where Aslan removes the dragon scales from Eustace and heals him. Jim Burgen paints a picture of what Jesus can do in the lives of Christians who are willing to let Jesus radically transform their hearts. Burgen does aContinue reading “Review: No More Dragons – Jim Burgen”

Multiply Monday: Why do we need another church?

This is a question a lot of people might be asking. There are lots of churches already, why do we need another one? Why can’t people just go to those existing churches? The simple answer is because they aren’t going to those other churches and even if those churches were full we would still needContinue reading “Multiply Monday: Why do we need another church?”