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Intro to MHC – March 17 & 25

“…you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual house for a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” (1 Peter 2:5) At MHC, we believe that Christians are better together! We believe that membership (1 Cor. 12; Rom.12) is much more than a formality or a name on […]

Culture of Discipleship (part 4)

In our series of posts about a culture of discipleship, we’ve considered the necessity of building a culture of discipleship as opposed to a “program culture” that only perpetuates a consumer mentality. We also considered how a culture of discipleship is both informal and formal, and how both aspects are helpful in nurturing the other. […]

Gospel Reflections

As we take a two-week intermission from our series in Galatians, it’s clear that there have been several stand-out themes that continue to repeat themselves for the church. A theme that continues to emerge in this series is the truth that the gospel [the good news of what Christ has done for us] is just […]

Advent Reflection – Week 4

Advent Reflection – Week 4 “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” (Luke 1:38)  In this last week of Advent, as we prepare to celebrate Christmas, there is much that we can learn from Mary concerning faith. The angel Gabriel visited Mary and gave her the unexpected news […]

Advent Reflection – Week 3

Advent Reflection – Week 3 Because of our God’s merciful compassion, the Dawn from on high will visit us  to shine on those who live in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace. (Luke 1:78-79) Advent is not merely a season of waiting, but one of joyful waiting.  In the first chapter […]