Can You Define These Words?

sin,   confess,   believe,   repent,   forgive,   Savior,   Christian,   testimony,   Lord,   perish,   church,   grace I mean can you really define them? Look back up at these words. What do they mean to you? We hear these words often in worship. Sometimes I wonder if they have begun to lose their meaning for us. We just take…

Christmas Gifts for Kids

We are sponsoring several kids for Christmas this year. If you would like to “adopt” one, please take a name off the bulletin board across from the church office. All gifts need to be brought to the church by Wednesday, December 15th.

Christmas Poinsettias

This year all Christmas poinsettias will be ordered through our Women’s Missions. They will be either pink or white and are $15 each. If you would like to place one or more poinsettias in memory of or in honor of a friend or family member, please contact the church office before Monday, December 13th. Poinsettias…

The Chuch of Nice, Part II

Last week I wrote about a new trend coming from youth who believe they attend the church of nice rather than the Church of Christ. They see church as a place to be shaped into a good, moral person instead of a place to be formed by Holy Spirit under the leadership of our Lord…

Church of Nice, Part I

I am reading a book called Almost Christian: What the Faith of Our Teenagers is Telling the American Church, by Kenda Creasy Dean. Based on research from the National Study of Youth and Religion, she explains that the trend we are seeing from youth is that they believe they attend the church of nice rather…