Why Do Bad Things Happen To Me?

When I was younger, I didn’t understand these verses. I waited and waited and waited for God. At last he looked; finally he listened. He lifted me out of the ditch, pulled me from deep mud. He stood me up on a solid rock to make sure I wouldn’t slip. He taught me how to sing the latest God-song, a praise-song to our God. More and more people are seeing this: they enter the mystery, abandoning themselves to . . . Read More »

Are You Experiencing The Overwhelming Victory That is Yours Through Jesus?

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 »

If God Is For Us Who or What Ever Could Stop or Discourage Us?

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 »

Jesus Is The Greatest Christmas Present Of All Time

You know it’s hard to believe that we are already heading into the last few weeks of 2022!  We are really looking forward to our Christmas eve services with you and to our combined breakfast and service to bring in the New Year!  But it is just amazing to me how quickly time flies.  So here at MRC we are hopeful that you can take some time this Holiday Season and really slow down, and enjoy family and . . . Read More »

What “Community” Is & Isn’t, & Why It Is Such A Challenge At Church

This fall we have started an important conversation with you, one that I think we could describe as a journey.  It’s a journey to find answers to life’s biggest and most important questions.   Questions that we all wonder about, that can weigh on us in the deepest parts of our hearts and minds.  Questions like why am I alive?  Does my life matter?  Why is life so hard?  What is the meaning of my life or what is . . . Read More »

Concluding A Series On Spiritual Warfare and The Heart With A Conversation On Our Thinking

It’s hard to believe that today is the epic conclusion of our first big conversation of the year called Rise Up and Stand Firm.  This series has really meant a lot to us here at MRC because we are talking about things that we all deal with and feel in our everyday lives. We are talking about rising up as the people that God created us to be in a world that is designed to keep us from . . . Read More »