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  • Out of Our Comfort Zone

    February 13, 2019

    “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited Me in, I needed clothes and you clothed Me, I was sick and you looked after Me, I was in prison and you came ...

  • Candy Cane Landmine

    January 29, 2019

    One game we played with youth on Wednesday night is called “Candy Cane Landmine.” The way the game is played is that we fill the whole floor with 44 pages: 22 read “Candy Cane” and 22 read “Landmine.” We split up into four teams of two. Each team had one person blindfolded ...

  • Looking Back, Moving Forward

    January 22, 2019

    From the Pastor’s Desk I love Christmas and New Years! Both are a reminder that God is doing new things all the time. Christmas, of course, reminds us that God sent His son Jesus to make a new covenant with us. A simplified plan if you will, based on the simple commandments of ...

  • Be Transformed

    December 19, 2018

    “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — His good, pleasing and perfect will.” – Romans 12:2 Everybody has a testimony. In many opportunities I have shared mine. Stories about God ...

  • The Impossible Possibility

    December 11, 2018

    From the Pastor’s Desk Can Skyland grow and give birth to new ministries and opportunities for people to connect with God? Before you answer that question, read Genesis 18 and then read on. When Abraham and Sarah heard the news that they would have a child in their old age, Sarah laughed. She considered ...

  • Team Sport

    November 28, 2018

    I heard one time of a pastor who was fired up to reach a community for the gospel of Jesus Christ. The problem was that his congregation fell in a comfort zone where they would only show up for Sundays but no other community events. No one would help out with planned ...

  • Not Quickly Broken

    November 20, 2018

    “Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” – Ecclesiastes 4:12 One time in school, my teacher called me to the front of the class and gave me one pencil and said, “José, whenever you’re ready, break this pencil.” I went ahead and ...

  • Celebrate Christmas

    November 13, 2018

    Find your (church) home for the holidays at Skyland! Come celebrate the greatest gift ever given and discover all the joy, love, peace and wonder of the season. Nov. 25, 6 p.m., Greening Service Sing carols and watch the sanctuary bloom with wreathes, poinsettias and a Chrismon tree at our “hanging of the greens” ...

  • Qualified by God

    October 23, 2018

    “But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am too young.’ You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you.” – Jeremiah 1:7 Jeremiah was a prophet of the Lord. He had a heavy task ahead of him – to reveal Judah’s sin and prophesy ...

  • Passion Like Martha

    October 15, 2018

    From the Pastor’s Desk “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” -Micah 6:8 There are so many things I have learned about God, myself and our team during this mission trip to Puerto Rico. The question Micah poses in our ...

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