Outdoor church

You probably are aware that our governor provided some options for churches to gather in phases 1 and 2. In phase 1, churches can gather outside on their property with up to 100 people. In phase 2, churches can gather in their buildings up to 25% of capacity, or 50...

Our plan for reopening

At this point, here is what we are planning for beginning to gather in person again as a church, in light of the governor’s four-phase plan. We do think as a church that we should abide by the recommendations and phased plan at this point. Here is a...

6 failures of online church

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, 25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. (Hebrews 10:24-25) The above verse is being discussed a...

Suffering produces…(Pt. 6)

This is the sixth in a series of posts written by our very own Paul Burgess. See the first post and an introduction to the series here. JOB SUFFERED I’m not suffering. God’s reason for choosing me to write about suffering is a mystery. I’m not presently suffering....

Does God merely tolerate me?

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16) How do you view the love of God the Father? When you consider his love for you, provided you are a believer, what thoughts or...

Self-denial in a self-affirming world

And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel’s will...