Paul said, “Christ’s love compels us”, but what does that phrase mean? What does Christ’s love compel us to do? Listen to Pastor Cheryl’s talk on the compelling love of Jesus Christ and how it shapes our vision of the world, the lost and ourselves.
The scripture uses the term “rock” to describe God’s unchanging characteristics. David uses this term over twenty time to describe God’s unchanging nature. Listen to Pastor Cheryl’s talk on the historical significance of calling God our “Rock”.
On Sunday, we’ve been talking about Paul’s visit to Phillipi. You may remember that I said that the city of Phillipi served as a retirement place for Roman Soldiers. It could also be a difficult place to live if you did not conform to Roman Ideals. So, when Paul writes his letter to the church of […]
We are entering the season of fall and leaving behind the long restful days of Summer. While we may look forward to the fragrance of pumpkin spice and cinnamon baked goods, we may not be looking forward to the stress that the season of fall can bring in our lives. Whether it is the beginning […]
Are there nagging voices from the past dragging you down? Or do you have condemning voices in the present questioning your decision? There is a lot of wisdom in the statement, “Do your best, trust God with the rest.” Listen to Pastor Cheryl’s talk on “Giving the Things that You Cannot Control to God.
God will never change; we already know this. But we will change. Our tastes, our friends and our attitudes are in constant flex. Yet our futures are not completely created by our choices because God is changing us even as our environments and situations change. Listen to Pastor Cheryl’s Blog on Isaiah 62 on the […]
Have the images from Maui disturbed you a little? It has touched my heart as well. God commands us to “Weep with Those Who Weep” but how can we do that when there is so much weeping in our world? Listen to Pastor Cheryl’s blog as she looks at that passage in Romans 12:15 to […]
Are there times that you feel that you can’t even lift your eyes to heaven? That may be a time when you feel that furthest from God. But Jesus tells a parable in Luke 18 that teaches us that in the downhearted seasons God listens most intently. Listen to Pastor Cheryl’s talk on “The Prayer […]
“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.” Revelations 3:20 is one of the scriptures we use to lead people to salvation. Yet this scripture was not addressed to non-believers but to […]
“I will cause the boy who drives the plough to know more about the scripture than the Pope!” William Tyndall, the courageous translator of the first English bible, spoke these words to a congregation of offended priests which sealed his fate of execution. So why was the congregation offended? What offense could there be in translating the […]