We can’t seem to like people who don’t look, think, act, and speak like we do. What if you changed yourself instead of trying to change others? Maybe together you could move closer to God.
What’s in a name? “Michael” has a value of 101. So do: Garcia, at and Asia. But the emperor Nero’s name had a numerical value of 666. Was he the beast in the book of Revelation? What’s in a vaccine? Life-giving protection from disease… Continue Reading “Imagine Garcia at Asia”
“I hate my enemies with a perfect hatred,” Devil Anse Hatfield roared. Then he made sure his entire family hated them, too. If you don’t believe God can save the foulest human, then you don’t really believe in God’s power to save your own… Continue Reading “Straight Shots with Crooked Sticks”
Things that are unknown, things in the shadows, things that appear fierce and ferocious, things that are large and powerful – these things can make us feel overwhelmed. But how often are those things we fear really not nearly as large, powerful, or scary… Continue Reading “Spies Like Us”
Remember playing Monopoly? Were you crushed when you got the card that said “Do not pass GO”? In the book of Acts, Paul talks to some disciples who don’t understand what happened when they were baptized. They think they’re done — ready to pass… Continue Reading “Do Not Pass Go”
What guides you through the darkest night? Is it a star? Long ago, wise men followed an unusually bright star to a surprise ending in Bethlehem that was really just the beginning of changing the world through love.
The classic film starring Judy Garland was a huge hit in 1944. “Meet Me in St. Louis” revolves around multiple love stories. It’s a good reminder that each of us should be continually thinking and acting out of love. Good works and good intentions… Continue Reading “Meet Me in St. Louis”
Kids know all about Baby Jesus’ birthday and the presents he got. But some of the other details of the story get fuzzy. Enjoy three short videos featuring Tennison’s children as they act out the nativity story, read scripture and tell what happened long… Continue Reading “Christmas eve”
The deadline for all 2020 tax year donations is 5pm, December 29th. Any donations received after this time cannot be guaranteed to be processed in 2020. You can give in person at the church office or on this website. Call our Finance Secretary Jeani… Continue Reading “Be a joyful giver — but hurry!”
George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked… Continue Reading “It’s a wonderful life”