How To Tap Into The Power of God

Last week Sam gave a great talk on prayer.  Let me explain why it was so good.  Sam stayed away from tips and techniques and talked about relationship.  Sam did something unique.  He shared with us what Jesus said before Jesus gave us the Lord’s prayer.  Sam brought out that Jesus knows our struggles and our insecurities.  This is how we know.  Before Jesus teaches us how to pray, Jesus says, don’t make a performance of it.  Don’t . . . Read More »

Real Faith Disrupts

The reason MRC exists is because we want to help people be in a relationship with Jesus.  Why?  Because when we were at our worst, we discovered that God’s grace forgave us and healed us.  And it was in that moment, we felt God’s love.  That’s why we do what we do.  To help people be in a relationship with Jesus, we are emailing Alpha videos to you.  These videos ask and answer questions that everyone has about . . . Read More »

Is There More To Life Than This?

Welcome to our series that asks questions that everyone has.  Questions like, Is there more to life than this?  How can I make the most of my life?  Who is Jesus?  Why did Jesus die?  How can I have faith?  Why and how do I pray?  Why and how should I read the Bible?  How does God guide us?  Who is the Holy Spirit?  What does the Holy Spirit do?  How can I be filled with the Holy . . . Read More »

What If Church Wasn’t About You?

Did you hear Sam’s talk last week?  I helped record it for YouTube and it was awesome.  It meant a lot to me because, like Sam, this is very personal to me.  It’s a decision we made over twenty years ago and we are still living it out today.  It’s the subject that I care deeply about and get very passionate about.  Last week you heard this in Dillsburg.  Next week you will hear his message in Heidlersburg. . . . Read More »

How Does God Love People Today?

It’s Christmas time and we have been talking about the Christmas story.  It’s a God story.  You see, Christmas isn’t just another busy religious holiday we push through.  It’s bigger than that.  It’s a story that has enormous meaning to it.  To fully understand the mystery of Christmas, you have to go back 4,000 years before the birth of Jesus.  Through all those years, God did everything He could to love people.  How did people respond?  At every . . . Read More »

God Loves Us?  Prove It

Welcome to December.  December got here faster than I expected.  For me, I’m not sure where the year went.  It has been a blur for me.  It’s hard for me to catch up to what the date on the calendar is.  I just feel like my body and mind aren’t in the Christmas season yet.  I hope that you can downshift, decompress, and enjoy Christmas, I think most people would say their schedules get worse.  We have our . . . Read More »

Have You Ever Wondered Why We Complain? Here Is Why We Do

We have been in a crucial teaching series.  We have been talking about the real condition of our souls and how to take care of our souls.  I think a lot of people walk through life dazed and confused and wonder where God is.  All of us go through times of discouragement, depression, and anxiety.  All of us go through times when we struggle to see our value or self-worth.  All of us struggle with sin.  These are . . . Read More »

Your Soul Craves God

Today I want to start with the words of Jesus.  This is from the story of when Jesus was tempted. Jesus told him [Satan], “No! The Scriptures say, ‘People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” NLT Matthew 4:4 What in the world does that mean?  Jesus was saying there is more to life than our appetites like hunger.  There is something bigger going on.  Inside each person, there . . . Read More »

Worship Isn’t What You Think It Is

Welcome to our series on mental health called ‘Soul Care’.  Truth is we live in a world that is being torn apart and it is deeply impacting people.  How?  It is showing up in mental health issues.   Issues like discouragement, depression, anxiety, self-worth, sin, more.  It makes you wonder, where did the mental health issues come from?  It seems like it has exploded in the last few years. Here is what we want you to see.  As our . . . Read More »

Sin Isn’t What You Thought It Was

Welcome to our series called Soul Care.  In this series, we are addressing the mental health issues people are facing today.  What is disheartening today is that mental health seems to be tearing people apart while at the same time, no one seems to have real solutions.  And that is why we are addressing it.  There is a clear connection between how you care for your soul and your mental health. We started this series with the big . . . Read More »