Can I Trust Anyone Ever Again?

Posted by Mike Watson on

I often hear and use the statement, "Hurt people...hurt people." When a soul has been fractured by abuse, addiction or huge disappointment, the residual damage can be severe. One thing that is surely broken is a persons ability to trust, to trust the people who have hurt them and often times to...

Reading Plan for week of 8-2-15

Posted by Malcolm Beall on

Derek started our current sermon series Reset by sharing the Core Value of Grace , Accessible Biblical Truth. He reminded us that scripture is both inspired by God and is accessible to ALL of us. He talked about great movements in Christianity when the Bible was made accessible to people, with...

I Am A Christian And I'm Depressed

Posted by Mike Watson on

I recently attended a webinar on mental health and the church. Several pastors, doctors and therapists discussed how rampant depression is within the church community and how it's rarely addressed o  even  spoken of. People are embarrassed by mental health struggles so they tend to...

Reading Plan for week of 7-26-15

Posted by Malcolm Beall on

Yesterday Derek gave the "Produce" (part 2) sermon. This was the second part of talking about his sabbatical, as well as giving the 3rd and 4th way to bear fruit that will please God.Here is a recap of all 4 ways to bear fruit that will please God from part 1 and 2, and the scripture reference...

Too Busy to be Bothered

Posted by Malcolm Beall on

We all have seasons of our life where we are busier than others. For me, when this happens I sometimes don't want to be bothered with certain social activities that may be part of my schedule. I tend to become to task oriented and would rather not spend time in community with others when I have...

Why Don't I Pray More?

Posted by John Tiernan on

If you believe in God, you probably have some sense that you should pray. But if you are like most people, you don’t pray as often as you want to (or feel like you should). Why is that? It is easy to believe subtle lies about prayer – and about God – that keep us from praying...

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