Post by Susan C. In Pastor Dave’s sermon for December 4 (watch it here), he contrasted the world we live in today with the kingdom God is preparing for us. Our nation has experienced a contentious election cycle that has left us divided and confused. I feel overwhelmed by the negative emotions swirling around us. … Continue reading Use the Tools
Post by Pastor Dave: 700 years before Jesus was ever born, Isaiah paints a picture of God’s holy mountain. Wow! What a painting!! Life-giving Spirit…joy and delight…righteousness and faithfulness…calf and lion together…no hurt or killing…knowledge of God’s ocean deep and wide!!! Wow!! What a world!! Where is it? Have you seen it? Where do we… Continue reading Where is God’s Holy Mountain?
We love hikes! Before a hike starts, the hike leader will often give the group some friendly advice to make sure everyone stays safe and has a good time. “Stick together,” “make sure you bring water,” “stay on the trail,” and “we’re meeting at the lake.” This Sunday as we set off on the journey… Continue reading Thanksgiving Hikes
Post by Pastor Stephen On Sunday, Pastor Dave preached a powerful sermon about forgiveness (watch it here). As I listened to Jesus speak through Pastor Dave, he reminded me about how passionate God is about forgiveness. God is so passionate about forgiveness that he became a human being and with his dying breath declared forgiveness. God… Continue reading Taste Forgiveness
Forgiveness. Jesus offered 7 last “words” from the cross and Luke 23:32-43 provides us the first of those words. “Father, forgive them, they don’t know what they are doing.” Forgive them? He cant be serious, can He? After what He’s been through? After what they have done to Him? Forgive them? Most people want to… Continue reading Can you imagine?
Post by Pastor Stephen In the Lord we were together on Sunday, though we were not in the same space. Jesus, the Word of God, spoke to us through Luke 21:5-19 about rubble, God’s faithfulness, and the call to bear witness to God’s faithfulness amidst the rubble. After the reading, I’m sure those at LCR… Continue reading Can I get a witness?
post by Dan G. There are no coincidences with God. Once a month there four worship services hosted by LCR. Our regular three in the Sanctuary and one in building 300 at the MUST facility in Marietta. Upon returning to LCR from MUST on Sunday, I heard Pastor Stephen ask “How Big is God’s church?”… Continue reading How big is the church?