Posts tagged self care
How Great is Our God?

- By Jana Phelps -

I know we can handle the calling that God places on our hearts, because he never leaves us or forsakes us, reminding us that the Spirit of God lives within every Christ follower. He equips us for each task as we yield to His leading.

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I Love Our Church

- By Nathan Esser -

I’d love to personally hear your stories and the reasons why you love our church.  Take time to send me a note or email telling me what  you love about the church or the impact it’s had in your life. 

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Wilderness to Resurrection

- By Nathan Esser -

Jesus encounters temptation in the wilderness.  Aware of the physical and spiritual intensity that Jesus endures, the devil offers Jesus a swift remedy.  In exchange for his allegiance, the wilderness journey would end; his longing would be satisfied and he wouldn’t have to endure anymore suffering.

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A Reflection of Mark 1:13

- By Nathan Esser -

I often think that Jesus was tempted to turn his back on his own belovedness.  I imagine him spending those forty hard and lonely days struggling with the voice he heard at his baptism, telling him that he was chosen and loved.

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Anticipation

- By Nathan Esser -

These words reverberate the message shared by Isaiah 43.  In every season of life, there is a new thing that God is doing, if we will open our hearts and spirits to its unfolding.

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Arrival

- By Nathan Esser -

If we are intentional to seek Jesus throughout this season, we will discover a new dimension to our lives and faith – and all the more as we share in this commitment together!

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You are Loved

- By Nathan Esser -

Following Thanksgiving it doesn't seem to take very long for the arrival of Christmas morning.  As a child, I spent most Thanksgivings and a good chunk of Christmas vacation with my Mom's side of the family at my Grandparent's farm. I always cherished the time I spent on the farm. 

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Sculpting a Vision of Servant Leadership

- By Nathan Esser -

In short, the plan describes the “what” and the ministry teams describe the “how.” The overall strategic plan is wrapped with a church-wide emphasis on servant leadership. 

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Don’t Miss God in the Transition

- By Jana Phelps -

There can be many reasons why we miss God in transitions: lack of trust, lack of faith, fear of the unknown, the list is endless. But is it really worth it to miss God in His transitions of our lives because of our own insecurities towards Him, not so much the situation? Is it worth the risk to go for it with God and not be afraid of the transitions, because God's transitions always leads to transformation?

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Wake Up! Playlist

Four tracks in “Commodity” would make an ideal addition to a morning devotional, perhaps bringing motivation to break out of sleepy rest into prayer and movement. This playlist is provided with suggested activities to add depth to the music’s themes. 

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