December 2022 Message From Pastor Mike: “Christmas Promises Made and Kept”

What do we celebrate when we celebrate Christmas? Many people in our culture might say that Christmas is a celebration of winter or getting presents or having a few days off. They might celebrate the tradition itself, that happy feeling of waking up to surprises under the tree, like a celebration of nostalgia and sweet memories. In the church, we … Read More

October 2022 Message From Pastor Mike: “James and the Hard Way of Jesus”

This month I plan to preach through James, the short New Testament letter written by Jesus’ brother. James may be the hardest book in the Bible. Many people consider Leviticus, Isaiah and Revelation the most difficult books to read. Leviticus is tedious, Isaiah is obscure, and Revelation is tough to understand. James is hard in a different way. It’s short, … Read More

September 2022 Message From Pastor Mike: “Iron Sharpens Iron”

We believe the Bible is true, authoritative and transformative. We believe this based not only on our theological tradition, but because we have experienced the life-changing power of studying and obeying God’s word. We find comfort in the truth of scripture. We hear God’s wisdom spoken from the Bible. We feel the Holy Spirit moving in our hearts as we … Read More

Devotions with Jesus Volume 2 Now Available

Hot off the press! My second book of devotions is now available on Amazon. Devotions with Jesus Volume 2 contains over 120 devotions based on passages from Psalms, John, and the entire text of Colossians, James and 1 John. As you remember, I originally wrote these devotions for our church over the past two years. Now, I have updated and published them … Read More