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  • 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 ...

  • Journey of a Lifetime

    May 14, 2019

    Journey of a Lifetime

    From the Pastor’s Desk I was blessed to grow up in a Christian home. My parents are lifelong Methodists and always strove to give my sisters and me the best life they could. From my parents, I learned not just about faith, but about life and about how to live it in such ...

  • With and Without Christ

    May 1, 2019

    With and Without Christ

    I love Easter week. As we just celebrated Christ’s victory over death, I’m always taken back to that one Good Friday when I asked Jesus to take over my life. Going back in time, there was always a question that I would ask myself over and over. The question was: “If I ...

  • Push While We Pray

    April 22, 2019

    Push While We Pray

    The Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them; I have given them into your hand. Not one of them will be able to withstand you.” – Joshua 10:8 I was listening to a sermon not too long ago in which the pastor shared about the birth of his first child. ...

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