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Luke 14:27 – Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.

Here you will find activities and information that promotes growth in our personal relationship with Jesus Christ and our journey of discipleship.

Don’t Be Reluctant to Approach The Lord

HEBREWS 4:15-16 – For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.”   THEME…

The Christian Mind

How Should a Christian Think?

TAKE UP AND READ.  Our May 2024 book recommendation is an older book but a relevant and “must read” for Christians in the 21st century.  Originally published in 1963, The Christian Mind, authored by Harry Blamires, addresses the critical place of the mind in Christian living.  As we watch the chaos and radicalization of many in our…

Untangling Emotions

Recommendation from Pastor Jim Sole (April 01, 2024): TAKE UP AND READ. Our book of the month recommendation in our church for April is . . . Untangling Emotions by J. Alasdair Grove/ Winston T. Smith, published by Crossway, 240 pages. This is an excellent read addressing a battle all of us face – emotions.   Here is…

Transforming Grace

Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

Recommendation from Pastor Jim Sole (March 01, 2024): The opening chapter title excites us to read this book that will be a great help in learning how to live by God’s grace, and not our conduct. The title is The Performance Treadmill. Bridges writes, “We are all legalistic by nature; that is, we innately think so much…

How Sharp Is Your Sword?

EPHESIANS 6:17 – and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God.”   THEME OF THE DAY: HOW SHARP IS YOUR SWORD?  The most descriptive passage of scripture about spiritual warfare the Christian fights daily, and the armor to wear to do so victoriously is found in the Apostle Paul’s letter to the…