Ministry of Mercy

The sociologist and historian Rodney Stark has written extensively on the early Christian church’s response to epidemics and plagues in the Roman Empire. In a culture where pity was viewed as a character defect, Christians spoke and acted differently. In the 2nd and 3rd centuries, devastating plagues swept through the empire. Two responses were common: […]

Not Business As Usual

What do we do when God interrupts our schedule as a church? Right now, it seems, like churches are scrambling to keep doing everything they were doing before. Technology is the savior who is rescuing us from our fear of deprivation. With the click of the button, you can listen in, sing along, comment in […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

Dear Church Family and Friends, May grace and peace be multiplied to you during this season of great fear and uncertainty. Because of the gospel, we can stand firm as those who have not been given a spirit of fear, but one of power, love, and sound judgment (2 Tim. 1:7). It is to our […]

New Sermon Series

The Book of Esther has often stood out as a controversial book of the Bible. Some theologians questioned whether it should even be in the Bible! It raises questions for any honest reader: Why is God never mentioned? Is Esther a woman of virtue or compromise? Does this condone the objectification and abuse of women? […]

Mid-Week Bible Study

Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with […]