Jan. 12, 2020: We Believe in a Good and Merciful God

A young millennial recently asked me, “What does your church stand for?” As I gratefully celebrate the past 10 years, and focus on what the next 10 years may hold for us at Asbury, I have been seriously considering this

Bread for Your Soul

In Traditions worship last week at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m., Pastor Kip declared that God’s love is both good and merciful. This Sunday, we’ll look at God’s words as we know them in Scripture. When is the last time you read–and

What Is Asbury’s 2020 Vision?

What does our church stand for?What are our nonnegotiable Christian values?How do we follow Christ individually and together as a church family? In his weekly eLetter, Pastor Kip explains what his new sermon series is all about. It’s a new

2019 Christmas Cantata

About This Sermon Series: How can this be?  What will this child become? How long do I have to wait? The Nativity story in the New Testament Gospel accounts contain six key inquiries that unlock the true reason for the

December 8, 2019: What Will This Child Become?

How can this be?  What will this child become? How long do I have to wait? The Nativity story in the New Testament Gospel accounts contain six key inquiries that unlock the true reason for the season. Beginning the first

Christmas Has To Be Real

When the Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary during the famous “annunciation” depicted here, she had one question:“How Can This Be?”  In that moment, Christ came into Mary’s world. If you get real about Christmas, says Pastor Kip in his weekly

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Advent continues this Sunday and we will journey to find peace. The peace that Christ brings is missing in our world and we have an opportunity to be peacemakers, says Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson in his weekly eLetter.  Interested in

December 1, 2019: How Will I Know That This Is So?

How can this be?  What will this child become? How long do I have to wait? The Nativity story in the New Testament Gospel accounts contain six key inquiries that unlock the true reason for the season. Beginning the first

Happy Thanksgiving!

Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson and the staff at Asbury UMC wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!  Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of