Mason’s Jamaica Testimony

Mason in Jamaica

We have a guest writer on the blog today!  Mason Hillmar shares his thoughts concerning what he experienced on our mission trip to Jamaica.  Enjoy and be edified! I came away from Jamaica with a whole different understanding of my life. I had never been outside of the country until this trip, and It was [...]

New Testament Reading Challenge

Instead of going through the entire Bible in a year, I've challenged our youth to read through the New Testament in half a year.  That amounts to roughly 2 chapters a day, 5 days a week, for 6 months. I love that there are no assigned readings on weekends which allows us to catch up on [...]

Orange Phase

It's just a phase. This is something parents say to themselves when their kids do something, well, not so great, and continue to do that said thing, over and over again. i can't tell you how many times i've thought, hoped, prayed, that this was true of my kids! "Oh, good Lord (read Laaawwwwdddd!), let [...]

God the Law-Giver: The Passover Lamb

This lesson was first given on Sunday, October 30th, 2016, to the middle schoolers and was continued on November 6th. Taken from The Gospel Project/Winter 2016/Unit 1/Session 3 The Main Point: "Even in His righteous judgment, God offers salvation through the sacrifice of a substitute." Scripture Passages: Exodus 11:4-8; 12:1-13, 29-32 Context: In session 2, [...]

Follow Me – Week 1: The Call

The Call to Follow Follow Me.  This is the call of Jesus - to follow Him.  We see this calling first to Peter and his brother Andrew in Matthew 4: 17 From then on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near!” 18 As He was walking along the Sea of Galilee, He saw two [...]

Sunday Nite 242 Small Groups

242 is the name for our small group gatherings on Sunday nites and is based on Acts 2:42. And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to the prayers. (HCSB) The main idea behind our small groups is to create and strengthen relationships. We open our time [...]