News

  • Stay

    October 7, 2019

    Stay

    From the Pastor’s Desk When we think of hospitality, we think of hotels and vacations. We think of places we want to go to for respite and rest and the kind of treatment we are willing to pay for. It is nice to be treated as honored guests and to be welcomed with ...

  • Serve Like Jesus

    September 25, 2019

    Serve Like Jesus

    “God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help them.” – Hebrews 6:10 The Great Commission that Jesus gave us, His children, was to go and make disciples of all nations. When I hear those ...

  • Light of the World

    September 16, 2019

    Light of the World

    From the Pastor’s Desk Light is a universal symbol for God and truth. Throughout Scripture, references to light defeating darkness and overcoming it abound. In movie-making, a famous phrase is “lights, camera, action!” It is a reminder that nothing happens until the lights hit the scene. It is the light that makes it possible ...

  • Sweeper

    August 20, 2019

    Sweeper

    From the Pastor’s Desk Sometimes when I am looking for inspiration God surprises me, in a good way. Recently, a parent walked in with a bunch of nails and screws they had found on the street, which is not at all surprising given the construction going on across the street. As a problem ...

  • Good News of the Holy Spirit

    July 22, 2019

    Good News of the Holy Spirit

    “However, I am telling you nothing but the truth when I say it is profitable (good, expedient, advantageous) for you that I go away. Because if I do not go away, the Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Advocate, Intercessor, Strengthener, Standby) will not come to you (into close fellowship with you); but if I ...

  • Sent

    July 9, 2019

    Sent

    “As you sent me into the world, I am sending them into the world.” – John 17:18 Dear Youth, You’re praying for a list of people who need to know Christ. You’re taking some leaps of bold faith toward sharing the Gospel with them. And you’re chomping at the bit to get started: passing ...

  • Freedom

    July 1, 2019

    Freedom

    From the Pastor’s Desk “For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.” -Galatians 5:1 As we approach the 4th of July and the celebration of our independence, we are reminded that freedom is never free; that a price has been paid for ...

  • The Bluff

    June 17, 2019

    The Bluff

    For the past four months, The Dock (Skyland’s youth ministry) has joined 7 Bridges to Recovery Ministries to pray over the homeless and provide sack lunches and hygiene items. Every Saturday, 7 Bridges takes two routes. These routes are the Bridge and the Bluff. We usually take the Bridge, which routes us ...

  • Ups and Downs

    June 11, 2019

    Ups and Downs

    From the Pastor’s Desk Surviving a trip to Six Flags with the youth has given me a deeper understanding of the ups and downs and twists of life. At times, we wish our lives could be like a simple train ride around the perimeter of the park, a simple whistle indicating when to ...

  • Youth Update

    May 17, 2019

    Youth Update

    One thing we do on Wednesday nights is that we gather around in the youth room to share different weekly topics. Typically, I read a Bible passage and ask a series of questions around how the verses apply to the youth’s everyday lives. Through these moments, we get to know one another’s ...

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