Communion | Simple Explanation

Bread and Wine

What does Communion mean? Communion happens when we share our thoughts and feelings with each other.  This happens when we eat and spend time together.  When we put our faith in Jesus we are invited to share our thought and feelings with God all of the time.  That means we can experience communion with God as…

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Baptism Teaching

BAPTISM Water Baptism According to the New Testament Who Should Be Baptized? Notice three things the Bible Says: The people who heard Peter’s Pentecost sermon asked, “Brothers, what shall we do?” (Acts 2:37)  He answered: “Repent, and be baptized…” (verse 38)  Their response: “Those who accepted his message were baptized…” (verse 41) “But when they…

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Communion Explanation

In out culture today we have the unique privilege of celebrating a special activity in the life of the church.  The Lord’s Supper.  Our goal as a church will be to regularly practice this celebration as a way of practicing our faith.  Traditionally this is done by passing & consuming of bread or a wafer…

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Psalm 3 | Deliver Me

Read: Psalm 3 Middle school is one of the toughest times for students and parents in the United States.   Children are transitioning from kids to young adults and with that change comes the feelings of inadequacy and insecurity.  These feelings pour out in various ways to be sure.  One way in particular is when bullying…

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Psalm 25 | Loneliness

Read Psalm 25 I travel to different place all around the world. Mainly it is connected to my work as a Pastor. In my time working in all of these different places I have experienced a great amount of joy… and sorrow. Joy in the way that I have been blessed to meet and make…

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Beatitudes in Short

Matthew 5:1-12 is known as the “Sermon on the Mount” or the teaching on the Beatitudes. Have you ever heard o the word “beatitude”? It comes from the latin word “beatus” which is a combination of the word “happy” and the word for “blessed” in latin. Here Jesus is speaking to a crowd of people…

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Psalm 2 | Power

Read Psalm 2… I was in my sophomore year in high school and struggling to keep my mouth shut during class.  I always wanted to say more than I should.  In attempt to get me to comply my teacher, knowing I wanted to get a good grade in the class, began a “demerit” disciplinary system. …

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Psalm 1 | The Blessed Life

The Blessed Life

Read: Psalm 1 Sometimes I feel like it’s easier to live life in the shadow of sin…  It’s seems easier to not have to mind my thoughts and actions.  It seems easier to profit myself. It seems easier at times to live selfishly.  For me… these thoughts can last about two to three minutes… Then…

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