Joyful No Matter What

"Yes, and I will continue to rejoice, for I know that through your prayers and God's provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ what has happened to me will turn out for my deliverance."(Philippians 1:18-19) Last Sunday I ended the message...

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Father's Day in Orlando

"For I am convinced that neither height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord." (Romans 8:39) That title is a bit presumptuous since I won't be in Orlando this...

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Pray for Orlando, AND...?

I learned about the Orlando massacre during the 11:00 service Sunday. Like you, I was shocked and angry. A 29-year-old man, Omar Mateen, killed 49 people and wounded at least 53 others at a gay nightclub in the worst mass shooting in American...

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Productive Joy

"In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity." - 2 Corinthians 8:2 Dave Williamson shared in our staff chapel yesterday an interesting conversation he had with some Haitians...

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Raise the Roof!

"I will provide a place for my people Israel and will plant them so that they can have a home of their own and no longer be disturbed."     2 Samuel 7:10 There doesn't seem to be clear consensus on where the expression "raise...

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