Pastor’s Message

Joy to the World!

The Christmas tree was lit, the tinsel was glistening, the presents were piled up under the tree. You got up early Christmas morning before everyone else was up and, oh so carefully, examining one particular present with your name on it. Although you were too afraid to unwrap it before you were supposed to, you…

Jar-Jar!?! Really?

Strengths Finder, Enneagram, DISC… all of these are tests designed to help understand yourself better. One of the most popular is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Their website claims that over 153 million people have taken their test. (https://www.16personalities.com) You can take a short online test that will ask you a variety of questions and…

Global Outreach Conference

Hello friends!I can’t tell you how excited I am to have Tom Randall as our speaker for Global Outreach Conference 2018, both Sunday morning services and in the evening.  Our theme is “Epic: Joining God’s Heroic Narrative”. Tom’s life has definitely been an “epic” – from growing up in the mean streets of Detroit, to college basketball phenom, to missionary in the…

Taking out the trash

Several years ago, I listened to a conference speaker wax eloquent about the excitement of life as an “epic” adventure. In colorful language he described the thrill of storming castles, rescuing damsels in distress, and slaying dragons. It was amazing. After he finished, the next speaker came up and good naturedly asked, “And who takes…