Post by Pastor Stephen I love this time of year with the lights and the songs and the good feelings. I don’t like this time of year because it seems like everyone encroaches on my priorities. I like my schedule and the flow the life that my family has. For the most part, I like… Continue reading Priorities
Post by Pastor Dave (Mark 13:24-37) Mark 13 is called “The Little Apocalypse”. It talks about the end of time, the coming of the Reign of God into the world. Verses 24-27 assures us that God is in control. This is still God’s world and God’s reign will be done in it, according to God’s… Continue reading What’s in Your Mirror?
Post by Pastor Stephen The beatitudes look to the future when God will put everything right. Jesus knows when that will happen and the outcome of God’s work to put everything right. He also knows that he is the one who will be the judge sorting the sheep and goats, or as we say in… Continue reading Are We There Yet?
Post by Pastor Dave How many times have you heard it said that America is the “land of the free and the home of the brave.” Wonderful words from “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Freedom. Cherished freedom. Where would we be without it! It is one of the greatest gifts this country gives us. Freedom. All kinds… Continue reading Freedom From and For
Post by Pastor Stephen Matthew 22:15-22 is quite a trap the Pharisees and Herodians laid for Jesus, eh? If he says you should pay the tax to the emperor, then all of the revolutionaries are going to cry foul that Jesus is a heretic and betraying God’s reign for the rule of Cesar. If he says… Continue reading Tapping a Super Hero
Post by Pastor Dave The invitation has gone out for God’s great final banquet feast. Place: The Throne Room of the Mighty God Time: Whenever you can get there Meal: The finest food and the best wine Guest List: Anyone who is reading this!! The party that God is planning will blow your mind. And… Continue reading The Wedding Garment
Post by Pastor Stephen In the Friedrich house we love grapes. We don’t know anything about growing grapes, but we sure do love to eat them! As I write and enjoy some grapes, know that I’m partial to these bible stories about vineyards and grapes. That said, this story doesn’t help the digestion of my… Continue reading We Love Grapes