What if we told you that the birth of Jesus was “uneventful,” would you believe us? Would it offend you to think of Christ’s birth that way? Well, according to Matthew, the first Gospel in the New Testament, Jesus’ birth was precipitated by a dream – just a dream. Matthew gives the reader no other […]
Come, thou long expected Saviour. Today we celebrate advent Sunday; a day when we think about the wonder and mystery of the coming Messiah. Today our worship will focus around the scripture, with the lighting of candles to symbolize Christ coming into the world. As we celebrate advent and gather around the Lord’s table, […]
It can be strange to hear that Europe and North America seem to be losing faith whereas other parts of the world, such as Africa and Asia are seeing incredible growth in the Church. Others have offered reasons; Scripture offers an explanation: suffering for the Lord. In the west, we have religious freedom and […]
How important is the truth today? From false stories that are just to stir up emotions and people being afraid of the backlash if they tell the truth, it can sometimes appear as though how a person feels is more important than giving the truth. Our culture seems to promote a rule of “thou shall […]
This morning as we gather to worship we take time to remember those who have given their lives for our freedom. Not just those who died in war, but also those who gave their lives for the Gospel and for the Kingdom of God. As we worship together let us remember that there still exists […]
Remember that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot. 1 Peter 1:18-19 This morning as we gather around the communion table, pastor Dan will be sharing a message about remembering. If we […]
The Bible says that we are to have glad and thankful hearts, and what better way to show our thanks than to live faithful lives. So let us all build up Christian character in our lives and grow the fruit of Faithfulness. So that in all things, He might find us faithful.
As we study this topic, let us all be encouraged that even the most impulsive of people – namely, Peter himself, was used by God, as he slowly learned how to control himself. And just like Peter, our faith will be fruitful if and when we learn self-control.
Pastor Dan will begin a four week preaching series on the true nature of Christian Character and how we can live up to our calling in Christ. We will examine several fruits of the Spirit and learn how we can be the person God has called us to be – men and women of Christian character and integrity.