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What do You Have That You Did Not Receive?

Sarah Hale was a persistent woman. She was the editor of at least two different magazines for women and she used them to promote her view that our country needed to express national thanksgiving to God. After forty years of writing governors and presidents, Sarah’s passion became a reality with the agreement of a new President – named Abraham Lincoln. He seemed the most unlikely candidate to launch a national party of thanksgiving. In fact, when he did agree, it…

Glorifying Jesus

In Mark 10:35 two of the disciples of Jesus make a shocking statement, “And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came up to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” Can you imagine going to Jesus and telling Him that you want Him to do whatever you ask? Just a few verses before in the very same chapter is the account of Jesus interacting with the rich young…

Responding to Radical Abortion Laws

by Pastor Dave Welsch Just this week, the state of New York passed some of the most radical abortion laws in the world by declaring mother’s have the “right” to abort their child at anytime within the pregnancy. Late term abortion (which includes up to the birth of the baby) has been legalized, with the only limitation or guideline requiring a “health concern” for the mother. Unfortunately, past history has already shown us that “health concern” can be stretched to…

Getting in the word in 2019

The start of the New Year is a great opportunity to start a new Bible reading plan! Research continues to show that what separates mature Christians from immature ones is reading the Bible. We simply cannot grow in our faith without being people who are saturated in the Word of God. Most of us know this, as a matter of fact, 67% of people who commit to reading their Bible more do so because they come “to understand it as…

The Welcome Party for Trisha was a Huge Success!!

by Sheri Bogardus.       A ladies event was held on Friday, June 29thin honor of our new Pastor’s wife Trisha. Ladies gathered for soup and salad and some wonderful fellowship.  They played several “get to know you” games so that the ladies could get to know each other better and also get to know Trisha better.  Women were asked to bring their favorite Bible verse as encouragement to Trisha and to mark it in the new Bible she received,…