God created us for a purpose that begins with a continuous experience of His great love for us.  It finds its fulfillment as we represent Him and His kingdom to the world around us.  No matter where we are in our journey God stands ready to guide us into the full expression of His plan and purposes for our lives.  Come & explore God's next step for you! 
 

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Maintaining a Biblical Perspective - February 2017

 

Have your ever noticed how difficult it is to attain and then hold on to God’s view of things?  We are often so lost in our own thoughts and point of view that we are oblivious to the inconsistencies and biases of our own world view.  We can even start in the right place but without intentionality on our part, we are subject to the pressure of the world which seeks to press us into its mold.  In the end, we most often just assume our understanding is correct and we have accurately discerned God’s view of a given situation.  This is especially true when those circumstances directly impact us or challenge our lifestyle.
 
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The Devil's Schemes

By Pastor Bruce Kotila

“...in order that no advantage be taken of us by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his schemes”  -2 Cor. 2:11 Anyone who has read the apostle Paul’s letters to the churches is familiar with his teaching on the spiritual warfare that attends the Christian life.  He makes it clear there really is a fallen angel, Lucifer, who hates Jesus and His followers, and is doing everything He can to disrupt their lives.  Jesus described the devil’s activities as ... More

Gift Giving Redeemed

By Pastor Bruce Kotila

One of the hallmarks of the Christmas season is the buying, making, giving and receiving of gifts.  In recent years, the tradition of giving and receiving gifts has been much maligned.  Primarily, this is because of our capitulation to a culture that has defined the practice in material terms.  Gifts, culturally defined, are often those things that can be purchased, wrapped and distributed with little thought or personal involvement by the giver.  Toys, computer games, ... More

Lean Not on Your Own Understanding

By Pastor Bruce Kotila

As I write this we are just about seventy-two hours past the general election where Donald Trump was voted by the American people to become the 45th President of the United States.  It has been an amazing week in so many ways.  Some of the words used to describe what has happened are "historic", "unprecedented", "epic", "seismic", and "extraordinary" among others. I have been fascinated to listen to some of the public commentary from both parties, as well as the mainstream ... More

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