Weekly Updates

Weekly Update 10/20/2020
October 21st, 2020
Greetings!Ah, the best laid plans of mice and men! Or so the saying goes. We had good plans to meet in one service last Sunday but, as you’re aware, the weather predictions changed this on Saturday so that we ended up with two services on Sunday. I can’t tell you how disappointing that is for the pastoral staff! We want to meet in one gathering as one body. But I also can’t tell you how thankful w...
Weekly Update 10/13/2020
October 14th, 2020
Greetings!Sunday was a monumental day for us! We overwhelmingly approved the changes to the Church Manual recommended by the Elders and we approved together the Elders’ recommendation that we shift our “Senior Pastor” pastoral model to one of “Co-Pastors,” with Matt and myself serving in this capacity. I’m happy that the body spoke with clarity on both recommendations.I want to welcome Matt to the...
Weekly Update 10/06/2020
October 7th, 2020
Greetings!I sure enjoyed the beautiful Lord’s Day with all of you under the tent! We were blessed with incredible weather and a gracious sense of the Lord meeting us in worship. Pastor Matt’s sermon from Acts 1:6–8 clearly and powerfully set forth the kingdom work given to the church by the power of the Spirit. If you missed last Sunday, be sure to check the message out here.Tomorrow night we’ll c...
Weekly Update 09/29/2020
October 7th, 2020
Greetings!I missed not having everyone together this weekend as we did the last. But it was wonderful to have good participation in the three services this past weekend, as we got started in the expositional study of the book of Acts, what we’re calling, The Gospel of Acts: Christ’s Church Unleashed. We were able to dig deeply into the text and consider the way Luke established some priority truth...
Weekly Update 09/15/2020
September 16th, 2020
Sunday was such a special day! We had the Lord’s Supper in our weekend services for the first time since February....
Weekly Update 09/08/2020
September 8th, 2020
What a helpful and worshipful time we had on Sunday, as we sang, prayed, read, and listened to God’s Word together! Matt’s overview of Luke’s Gospel brought to my senses the amazing way that Gospel reveals Jesus Christ to us. We feasted on Jesus Christ as we listened, remembered, and worshiped. That message laid groundwork for our new expositional study through the Book of Acts, starting on Septem...
Weekly Update 09/01/2020
September 1st, 2020
What a fascinating time we’ve had throughout the summer in journeying through psalms of lament and hope!...
Weekly Update 08/25/2020
August 26th, 2020
Our final psalm in this series looks at Psalm 86. It’s somewhat different than most of the other laments we’ve considered in that it deals with what I’m calling, garden variety laments. There’s no national calamity at hand but the reality of what we face everyday. This psalm shows us how to navigate the inward and external struggles we face....
Weekly Update 08/18/2020
August 18th, 2020
Psalm 80 had some wonderful pointers to our Lord Jesus in this national lament. We realized that its ultimate answers centered in the work of Christ....
Weekly Update 08/11/2020
August 12th, 2020
Pastor Matt’s study in Psalm 77 this past weekend helped us focus on the necessity of remembering as a means of traversing the lament arch. We remember the Lord, His faithful ways, His works in past seasons, and cast ourselves upon Him as we do....