The Power of Pentecost

Spirit of the Living God, Fall Afresh on Me… Jesus promised his disciples that the Holy Spirit would fill them, lead them, guide them and use them to carry on his work–and that promise was fulfilled on Pentecost. This Sunday,

Introducing the Virtual Summer Institute for 2020

The 2020 Summer Institute of Religious Studies will be a live virtual course, beginning Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m.  Who was John Calvin and what is Calvinism? Who was John Wesley and what do Wesleyans believe? This summer, Pastor

Stop, Be Still, Believe & Begin

God is our refuge and strength. An ever-present help in our time of trouble. Psalm 46 Remember those words no matter what rumors you may hear. God did not cause COVID-19, says Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson, and we can know

How to Find Rest in a Restless World

During these days of separation and isolation, we’re restless. Yet Matthew 11:25 reminds us this is the time to rest our hearts and spirits. This pandemic is beyond our control. Listen as Pastor Kip unpacks the word “REST” and helps us

How Do You Find Peace?

There is nothing in this life that we can acquire that will bring us peace and contentment. True peace and contentment only comes from a relationship with Christ. How do you find that peace? Pastor Kip offers four action steps

Need to Hear from God? Then Ask the Right Questions.

Why is this happening? Where is God right now? When will the suffering end? People everywhere, during every difficult time in history, have asked these common questions but they are unanswerable, says Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson. In Isaiah 43, we’re

When Life’s Not Fair, Turn to Prayer

We’re on a detour during this time of pandemic. But we mustn’t feel discouraged, says Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson. Listen to words from Paul in Philippians 3:10-14 and then learn five short prayers to say each day.

Holy Week Is Upon Us

Pastor Kip walks us through the final week of Jesus’ life on earth. During his trials, Jesus’ friends abandoned him, yet he laid down his life for them. What can we learn about friendship? Why is friendship more important now than

Don’t Worry. God’s Got This.

Feeling worried? Anxious? Jesus has a prescription for worry. Hear these words from Matthew 6:25 and then consider five takeaways from Pastor Kip. You’ve Asked: How Do I Give My Weekly Offering? Now that the church office is closed, the

Where Are You, God?

Have you ever felt like God has abandoned you? Maybe a loved one is feeling alone right now? Jesus, too, felt forsaken as he was dying on the cross. But God is ever-present and our faith is what sustains us,