Posts tagged with Church

Jonah

This Sunday, we begin a study on the book of Jonah. No doubt you think of a great fish when you hear Jonah mentioned, but this book is really about our great God. Jonah goes through a painful experience to discover the true character of God. As we learn from his experience may God reveal things in our own hearts, so our heart may look more like God's.

Plans for Sunday Due to Fire

God is truly good. We have experienced His goodness as a body this week. As most of you know, this p...

Special Notice: Small Fire

As we know God is good even through times of adversity. Last night around 9 pm, we had a small fire ...

It Takes a People

This is something God has been teaching me over the last year and really landing on my heart these l...

The Mission of God: Elders and Ownership

We have learned over the last few weeks about the mission of God and how God has set apart the churc...

I Will Give You The Keys

I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bo...

The Church's Generosity

For this is not for the ease of others and for your affliction, but by way of equality – at th...

Members of One Another

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and l...

Missional Community

God is on a mission. He is on a mission to spread His glory throughout all the earth.  He is sp...

Missional Community

God is on a mission. He is on a mission to spread His glory throughout all the earth.  He is sp...

Engaging the Membership Process

It is with great delight that I write to you.  Over the last four to five months we have been p...

Trinity Valley Church and Staff Announcements

Since June we have asked you to be in prayer about the potential joining of Trinity Valley Church wi...

The Amenity-Less Church

Do you like amenities?  I do.  I like going to a hotel and having a place to workout (not ...

Jesus' Present Kingly Reign

Do you ever have those days where you feel like God is not present?  You may feel that He is ab...

Ekklesia

And He (the Father) put all things in subjection under His (Christ) feet, and gave Him (Christ) as h...

Our Purpose: The Glory of God

Moses said, “I pray You, show me Your glory!”  Exodus 33.18 This past Sunday we be...

Necessary

For the body is not one member, but many.  If the foot says, “Because I am not a hand, I ...

Self Sacrificing Love in 2011

In Sunday’s sermon we were challenged by the words of Jesus to be distinct from the culture wi...

Committing to Church Membership

As shared from Sunday, we live in a day when many people struggle with commitment phobia.  We a...

The Power of Community and Relationships

Our mouth has spoken freely to you, O Corinthians, our heart is opened wide.  You are not restr...

Remember in Your Fasting and Prayers

Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you your...

Part of the Church: Friction and Fallout

I am not a big fan of the negative.  I do not like to harp on it, nor discuss it.  I am a ...

A Priority: Gathering Together

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and l...

Spiritual and Physical Care

But God has so composed the body, giving more abundant honor to that member which lacked, so that th...

The Glory of God and Joy

I have been joining a couple of men in our church in reading the book of John together.  It has...

What is lacking?

What is lacking? For this reason I left you in Crete, that you would set in order what remains and ...

Purity is Lacking

Purity is Lacking What is lacking?  What needs to be straightened out?  Needed in the chu...

Setting in Order What Remains

If you were to sit back and look at your life, what would need to be set in order? What is not right...

Representing Jesus in the ministry of reconciliation

But when Cephas (Peter) came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. ...

Hating Double-mindedness

For prior to the coming of certain men from James, he (Peter) used to eat with the Gentiles; but whe...

Mission

In the last few weeks, we have talked about the things that are essential to our faith.  They a...

Mission

In the last few weeks, we have talked about the things that are essential to our faith.  They a...