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Rearview Mirror 1-15-2021

  • I wanted to give a shout out to everyone that has been praying for our Ministry. I also want to thank those that came out to pray this past Monday. It was a special time together. I am reminded that the Lord’s army marches on it knees.
  • I want to thank those that stepped forward to help with the ministry launch. Please be sure that you reach out directly to Pastor Joe or your Team Leader. It will be amazing how the Lord will work through us!
  • We are looking for a used “Flat Screen” TV for the church office. It you have one laying around, please contact Pastor Joe. We will be using it as a security camera monitor.
  • Just a reminder that Pastor Joe will be launching his Thursday Morning Men’s Group on Thursday, January 24, at 10am, at the Office. The Wednesday Men’s group meets at 7pm at the Office.
  • Just a reminder that the Property Team will be meeting Sunday January 24th at the Office. The time is still to be determined.
  • Six-8 Youth Jr high meets on Sundays 5-7pm at the Office. Sr High meets on Friday 6:30-8:30pm at the Schramek’s. The Tuesday night Youth Hangout 6:30-8:30pm out for both groups will continue to be at the Schramek’s. Please contact Pastor Zac for more information.
  • The good news on the building is that we got word that Wavecable will be on the calendar to be installed! Thanks for everyone that has been praying. This opens the door for “live” streaming services. The carpet is being finished today and minor items were addressed yesterday. The big task to be done are the sidewalk and porches.
  • Our Memory Verse for January 2021 is our theme verse for this year. “for we walk by faith, not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7 ESV If you struggle with memorizing or even consistency, let me encourage you to check out the Bible Memory App. (IOS and Android)
  • This week our focus in our “Moving Forward” sermon series will be on re-evaluating who we are as a church and where the Lord is leading us. Prayer does make a difference. Thank you for each of your prayers.

Who Am I Listening to?

     If you are like me, you probably do not pause too often to reflect on who you are listening to. I was reminded of the importance of who we listen to in two different Bible readings yesterday. The Bible reminds us that we need to be careful who we listen to.    One of the… Continue Reading

Rearview Mirror 1-7-2021

Here we go 2021! I am reminded that with all the stuff that happens life must go on, and it does. Let me encourage you to take some time to do a spiritual self-assessment and set at least one spiritual goal for this New Year. Now we all know that setting a goal does not… Continue Reading

What Am I Waiting For?

     This past week I added another year to my age brings me to within touch of 60 years old. It is hard to believe that I am close to having lived six decades. It is amazing at how quickly time passes us by if we let it. It is especially a shame when this… Continue Reading

Rearview Mirror 12-31-2020

Good bye 2020. I want to Thank You for an interesting year that has changed me in so many ways. Yes, you have confronted me with the fear of death but also strengthened my faith in the Lord. You have taught me much about doing ministry over the internet and you have also deepened my… Continue Reading

Rearview Mirror 12-24-2020

I want to wish each of you a Merry Christmas. It is wonderful time to reflect on the real meaning for the world to celebrate. Let me encourage you to take the opportunity to share Jesus at your family gathering. Just a reminder that tonight is the Christmas Eve Candle Light Open House December 24,… Continue Reading

Silent Night?

     We all know the words of this classic Christmas song on the birth of Jesus: Silent night, Holy night, All is calm, all is bright, Round yon virgin, mother and child Holy infant, tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace. I am reminded of the paradox presented in the birth… Continue Reading

The Blessed Weariness of Ministry

     It was been one wonderfully crazy week for me. If this week was a story the unfolding events of this week would definitely be building to the climax of the story. I am reminded of the blessedness of ministry related weariness. It is something that all followers of Jesus should be familiar with regularly.… Continue Reading

Rearview Mirror 12-17-2020

I want to say thank you to everyone that has pulled together to help with the building, praying for the building and giving towards the building. I am excited to have the building open for the Christmas Eve Open House with the lights and heat on. I want to give a shout to Thom B… Continue Reading