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“We are Easter people living in a Good Friday world.”

“We are Easter people living in a Good Friday world.” - Barbara Johnson  It didn’t take long for us to remember why we needed Christ to die to take away the sins of the world & rise to defeat death.  With almost 300 lives lost & over 500 injuries in Sri Lanka from suicide bombers, we are met once again with disappointment, anger & deep heartache. Any life lost in situations like this is horrible, but to know our Christian brothers & sisters... Read More
at Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Rollercoaster of Easter

For Christians, the week leading up to Easter is truly in it’s own category.  In this week we find every emotion possible! Read John 13-21 this week and you’ll see the rollercoaster of emotions and events that Jesus experiences.  A roller coaster might be the best visual I can think of for us to envision Easter.  The climb.  The drop.  The euphoria (rest of the ride).  The life of Jesus looked like one that was always having to climb up... Read More
at Tuesday, April 16, 2019

“I’m not Judging, I’m just saying.” 

We’ve all used this line to speak of other people and give ourselves the permission to judge others without feeling guilty. This weekend we dove into week 3 of Pulling Weeds and found out how God calls us not to be people who condemn others or condone sin, but to care for one another.  Jesus has some simple but surprising steps in how we live His life compared to the way of the world. Check out this weeks message HERE .   “So in everything, do to others... Read More
at Tuesday, April 2, 2019