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July Newsletter: At the Movies

“Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.” Galatians 1:3-5 Jack Valenti, the famed World War 2 hero, presidential consultant, and former Motion Picture Association chairman, once…

March Newsletter: Believe, Belong, Become!

Imagine if someone picked you up and plopped you in the middle of a maze with a blindfold and no map! Confusion and frustration would overwhelm you. Your feet would stumble, and you would bumble around corners. You would feel an extreme level of despondency as you have have no way to gauge the progress of your task. You would be tempted to panic. You might cry. You might…

December Prayer Focus

During the Christmas season, we go out of our way to have a good time! We reconnect with family, sing festive songs, and gain weight. Because Jesus is the “reason for the season,” we make an extra effort to involve ourselves with church events or talk about Jesus with others. Sadly, the season also has a dark underbelly that isn’t always recognized. Socially isolated…

Walking by the Spirit: April Newsletter

God sending the Holy Spirit opened the door for something new! The burden of the old law passed and believers now get to be a part of “the perfect law that gives freedom” (James 1:25). This directive to live “by the spirit” is one of the most daunting tasks in our Christian walk, but its pursuit may be the most rewarding. If God had limited his directions to the Ten…

Rejoice in the Lord: February Newsletter

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.  Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ…