21 03, 2018

Developing a vision #5. Guiding principles: A strategy for leading and interacting in the Church

By | 2018-03-21T13:54:12+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rules have a negative connotation.  They are restrictive and rigid.  Even though they come across that way they are necessary for every family and organization.  The rules keep people on track.  They can be a safety net and guide to church as well.  While we can’t list all that we feel God would have us [...]

26 12, 2017

Join us for worship (Part II)

By | 2017-12-26T15:13:28+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Jason Adams|0 Comments

Last time we started into uncovering what the core meaning of “worship” is, as it relates to our faith and congregational gatherings. 1 Peter 2:9 instructs that we, followers of Christ, are a chosen race, a royal priesthood. Many thoughts and images may come to mind when you hear the term priest. Many things come [...]

14 12, 2017

Can you Hear the Bells?

By | 2017-12-14T09:59:30+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Pastor Scott Davis|1 Comment

Christmas time is a very fun and exciting time for many.  The music, food, decorations, parties, and gifts.  It is also true that the Christmas season is very difficult for many others.  Sadness over personal failures, financial struggles, relationships, and political tensions seems to increase during the holidays.  These kinds of sorrow will continue until [...]

22 11, 2017

The Way Recovery Houses update

By | 2017-11-22T12:18:54+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Please take some time to get updated on The Way recovery houses, and then take time to pray for them.  We are seeing hope renewed with the power of the gospel!  Also below are links to their facebook and website. The Way Recovery Houses - 2017 Newsletter https://www.facebook.com/katartizothewayrecoveryhouses/ http://www.katartizopa.org/

21 11, 2017

Join us for worship (Part I)

By | 2017-11-21T15:26:25+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Jason Adams|0 Comments

In many of our experiences with the church today the word worship has come to mean many things. We use it as a generic term for a weekly church gathering when we say, “Join us for Sunday worship”. The term is used to refer to the musical portions of our gatherings. I’m sure you’ve heard [...]

21 11, 2017

Developing a Vision #4 Goals for reaching our objective

By | 2017-11-21T14:10:14+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Pastor Scott Davis|3 Comments

When developing a good philosophy of ministry it is essential to have a highest good, an objective, and goals to reach that objective.  To this point I have established that our highest good is to glorify God, and our objective is to glorify God by discipling our world for Jesus.  The goals to reach that [...]

27 10, 2017

Developing a Vision #3 – How do we glorify God through the church?

By | 2018-02-20T19:09:00+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Pastor Scott Davis|0 Comments

Discipline is a necessary part of successful living.  If a person is not disciplined they will be forced to attend the school of hard knocks.  They will gain wisdom if they learn in that schooling.  Discipline involves gaining useful information and committing to living by it.  If a person is being taught a set of [...]