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How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #5: The Body

We know so much more about how our bodies work now than the Bible writers did, but that doesn't change our understanding that our bodies are a gift from God. God knows our bodies because He created everything including our bodies, and then even became flesh and dwelt among us (John 1:14). How does knowing Jesus make a difference in how we view and treat our bodies?

Sterling College Sunday

We were so excited and blessed to have the Sterling College Choirs singing in our worship service last Sunday (September 23, 2018), as we gave thanks to God for the gift of higher education, for Sterling College, and for the gift of beautiful music! The choir and Highland Singers are directed by Marisa Callan. The ...

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #4: Holy Spirit

Our question we’re asking each week in this series is, “How is Jesus making a difference in my life?” This week I have a very simple, straightforward answer. How?  By faith.

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #3: Technology

Read Psalm 24, John 13:31-35 here. Listen here:  Sociologist Daniel Bell said, “Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.”[1] Can you imagine life before someone figured out how to make fire? All they had to eat was salad and sushi. Can you imagine life before they invented the wheel? It was such ...

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #2: Money

Read Matthew 19:16-30, Deuteronomy 15:7-11 here. Listen here:  You’ve probably heard this old joke:  The pastor stood before the congregation and said, "I have bad news, I have good news, and I have more bad news." The congregation got quiet. "The bad news is: the church needs a new roof!" the pastor said. The congregation ...

How Is Jesus Making a Difference In Our Lives? – Week #1: Time

Read Eccl 3:1-11 and Mark 1:14-15 here. Listen here: Today we’re talking about a little four-letter word . . . that lasts forever - time.  We’re taking about time today because time is one of the resources that God gives us.  As with everything else we have from God, we are to be good stewards ...

What Is Our Wellspring?

Read Psalm 1 and John 4:10-15 here. Listen: This Sunday’s word of the day is wellspring.  What is a wellspring?  A wellspring is a bountiful source of something.  We have a wellspring in our house.  It’s continually full of rich, brown, hot liquid that warms me up in the morning and makes me feel loved.  ...