News

  • 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 ...

  • Pleasing God, Not Others

    September 24, 2018

    News for Youth “Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” – Galatians 1:10 I remember when I was in school in Puerto Rico I ...

  • “E”

    August 31, 2018

    From the Pastor’s Desk I have been trying to lose weight for a while now. Following a diet does not seem to be very compatible with church life. If you are Methodist, it can be an outright impossibility. At every turn, there is some yummy food, donuts, morning bagels, baked bread or something ...

  • Social Media Break

    August 14, 2018

    News for Youth So I took a break from most social media communications: Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger. I’m sure that it will be a temporary break for some of these and permanent for others. I still use Facebook for daily devotions and such. When social media started, I was very hesitant to get ...

  • Beautiful Creation

    August 14, 2018

    In the book of Genesis, the Word says, “In the beginning, God created heaven and earth.” He described earth as a flat mess. And also a place that was empty. I am amazed at how God saw this emptiness and cast His vision into its final outcome. He started ordering and organizing ...

  • One Day in Your Courts

    July 31, 2018

    From the Pastor’s Desk “For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than live in the tents of wickedness.” – Psalm 84:10 I have read Psalm 84 numerous times. It is one of those psalms that really speaks ...

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