Sunday January 1 – Coffee and Connections

Pastor’s Blog…New Year anticipated December 31, 2016 I started typing “New Year’s reflections” and then realized how dumb that would have been. How can you reflect on what has not yet occurred? Duh! Then it came to me, “New year anticipated.” Each January 1 holds promise or fear for those...

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Sunday December 11 Noel:The Pivot of Eternity

Pastor’s Blog December 11, 2016 “Noel: the pivot of Eternity.” Noel…the French word for Christmas and a word that pinpoints the pivot of eternity: the incarnation, God coming to earth in the form of a baby born in a manger, God with us…Immanuel. Today is my turn at speaking this...

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Sunday November 13 Refreshing

Pastor’s Blog November 13, 2016 “Refreshing.” I love when the Holy Spirit disrupts my normal train of thought. As I was preparing the last of the “4 Rs Series”, I was clipping along and felt I was just about done. NOT. The main point is not that people need refreshing....

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Sunday November 6 Restoration

Pastor’s Blog November 6, 2016 “Restoration.” The 4 R’s of our series: Redemption, Repentance, Restoration, and Refreshing: four very foundational principles in our being a devoted Christ follower. Jesus redeemed, paid the price for our freedom by his death upon the cross, repentance, the turning from our old way of...

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Sunday October 30 Repentance

Sadly this week’s sermon did not record, but here is Pastor Tom’s blog and sermon slides. Pastor’s Blog October 30, 2016 “Repentance” We continue our examination of the “4 Rs: Redemption, Repentance, Restoration, and Refreshing.” The study of these essential concepts forced me to re-examine what I believe. Today’s topic?...

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Sunday October 23 Redemption

Pastor’s Blog October 23, 2016 “The 4 Rs…Redemption” Contrary to public opinion, you can teach an old dog new tricks. This “old dog” is learning lots about four foundational concepts of the Bible: concepts and words we sing about, throw around in spiritual conversations, and think we understand but do...

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