Pastor’s Blog

Sep
6

Labor Day

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On Wednesday Night, Sep 9th ,  we will discuss the Labor Day Holiday. According to the US Department of Labor,  "Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly ... Continue

Aug
31

Helping the Poor

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On Wednesday Night, September 2nd , we will discuss "Helping the Poor."  Anyone who has ever attended church very much has heard the story of the "Good Samaritan."  Caring for the poor, the sick, the elderly, and the oppressed is part of the Christian ethic. We all know that we ... Continue

Aug
24

Cecil the Lion & Speciesism

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On Wednesday Night, Aug 26th , we will discuss "Speciesism". Speciesism is a term made popular by Australian Philosopher and Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University Peter Singer. He kicked off the modern Animal Rights Movement in 1975 when he published a book called Animal Liberation. Singer defines Speciesism in his ... Continue

Aug
18

Is Belief in the Trinity essential to Salvation?

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On Wednesday Night, Aug 19th, we will discuss the Trinity. The first hymn in our hymnbook that we often sing says "Holy, Holy, Holy - merciful and mighty - God in three Persons - blessed Trinity."  And while we sing it, we have trouble understanding it. How can God be ... Continue

Aug
10

“How can a Christian know the will of God for his/her life?”

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On Wednesday Night, Aug 12th, we will discuss “How can a Christian know the will of God for his/her life?” Most believers acknowledge that God has a plan for our lives. There are plenty of books, pamphlets, and sermons hitting at the problem. But the answers sometimes are very different ... Continue

Aug
3

Missions Minded or Missional?

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On Wednesday Night, Aug 5th , we will discuss what it means to be a "missional" church. According to the Bible (Matthew 28:19-20), the Mission of the Church is the Great Commission - "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father ... Continue

Jul
27

Does America need an Exorcism?

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On Wednesday Night, Jul 29th, we will discuss exorcism. I was recently reading a couple of news articles concerning a nation wide exorcism for Mexico that was conducted in May by Cardinal Juan Iniquez, Archbishop Emeritus of Guadalajara. The purpose of this exorcism was "to drive away the evil responsible ... Continue

Jul
20

Back to School Special

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On Wednesday Night, Jul 22nd , we will have a "Back to School" Special. We will share a 40 minute video presentation by Ken Ham, the CEO of Answers in Genesis, called  "Already Gone: Why your kids will quit church and what you can do to stop it."  Ken Ham writes:" ... Continue

Jul
13

Is Same Sex Marriage the moral equivalent of eating Shrimp?

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On Wednesday Night, Jul 15th, we will be discussing "Moral Equivalence."  In recent days - since the US Supreme Court's approval of Same Sex Marriage - I have read several "opinion" articles in local newspapers about the inconsistency and hypocrisy of Christians who quote the Bible from Leviticus about homosexuality ... Continue

Jul
6

“Three Lenses For Biblical Study”

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WEDNESDAY EVENING JULY 8TH, 2015. For some reason, many Protestant denominations have either ruled out the study of the Old Testament Scriptures as being "irrelevant" or at least of little importance to our "modern-day" worship experience. This could not be further from the truth. As we all know, the Bible is authored ... Continue

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