It’s Easter Sunday, which is a day of celebration. It’s often a busy day of family get-togethers, Easter baskets, and Easter Egg Hunts. For many, it’s a day to dress a little nicer to go to church, and for some, it’s a tradition to go to church on bigger holidays like Christmas and Easter. So, for many inside their churches, it’s an exciting day with visitors and more attendance and energy around the church services. And all this . . . Read More »
Today is a very special day, it’s a combined service where both Heidlersburg and Dillsburg get to worship together. This is something we always wanted as we plant churches, for all of us to have opportunities like this because we truly are one church in multiple locations. We are also right in the middle of a really important conversation that centers around one very important and popular question. That question is what is the point of church? Quite . . . Read More »
Studying The Parables of Jesus!
Welcome back everyone to our big study of the book of Philippians. This is my last conversation in the Philippians study, and in many ways, I will be bummed to see this series end next week, it’s just so fun to walk through Scripture the way we have, and this particular study just seemed so perfectly timed for the world you and I are living in today. We have broken our study down to two parts, if you . . . Read More »
Rise Up & Stand Firm Series Conclusion
So today we continue our first big series of 2019 entitled, “What is your kryptonite?” and here’s the idea. There is a way that we should or could be living our lives as disciples of Jesus. As we read scripture it is pretty clear that our lives should be described a certain way. Through the course of this series I have really been using three very specific words on what the life of a disciple of Christ should . . . Read More »
I want to start today by telling you that we are in my favorite week or two of the year, I love this time of year. Maybe that should be more of a warning, because this time of year, hits my heart pretty hard. I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. I grew up always looking forward to this time of year. It just always hit me as a time of laughter and joy and rest, after what . . . Read More »
We are in a series called Different. If you want to be different spiritually, we need to make a commitment to be different. A quick recap of where we have been. If you want to start a relationship with God, it begins with being broken. That means you see your need of God. You realize you need someone to rescue you. Someone who can wash your soul clean. Being broken is key. Why? Because when you are broken, . . . Read More »