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A Reminder for Struggling Parents

We recognize that we are all living through unprecedented and uncertain times. This time is especially hard for families in our midst. Schedules are in upheaval. Homes are turning into workplaces and school buildings. Parents are juggling multiple responsibilities. It can seem like you are always swimming upstream. Be encouraged parents, you’ve been given a […]

Stop Holding Your Breath!

Is this COVID-19 merely the equivalent of a blizzard? Or will it be a long winter? Or, worse, an ice age? Andy Crouch summarizes three perspectives and possible realities in his recent article on the need for our adaptation to what appears to be our new normal. When COVID-19 hit, most everyone was thinking in […]

Seven Reasons We Have a Sunday Evening Service

Sunday evening church services aren’t exactly en vogue. They haven’t been for a few decades (at least). They certainly aren’t recommended by the church growth experts. For many, they’re seen as redundant, inconvenient, and unnecessary. We disagree. Sunday evening service is a great opportunity for the church. Here are 7 reasons why we have a […]

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 […]