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Pastor Paul's Perspective

Encouragement & Expectation

An Apostle's Love Letter

The Apostle Paul would be described as more like a pitbull than a poodle. And yet, in Philippians chapter one, you can't help but notice the softer side of the sometime contentious Apostle. This softer side is seen in:
1:7 - "I have you in my heart . . . "
1:8 - "how greatly I long for you . . . "



Choosing to See

Finding Peace in an Anxious World

"Be anxious for nothing . . . "  (Philippians 4:6)

This statement from Philippians 4 comes from the guy in a Roman prison cell surrounded by suffering and death (i.e. human torches of martyred Christians and the sound of lions in the Colosseum of Rome making sport of Christians thrown to them).

And yet, the Apostle Paul finds a spirit of peace given him from "the peace of God" (4:7) / "the God of peace" (4:9) as he recognized that "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" (4:13).


The Meaning of LIfe

It's All About Who You Know

What is the meaning, or purpose, of life?

If you want to have a mind-blowing, very existential moment, google this question on the internet: "What is the meaning of life?"

The search results will amaze you and for me, it really answered my oft-asked question: "Why is this world so messed up?"

 


Conflict or Joy?

And What Submission Has To Do With It

How did they do it?

How did Jesus say crazy things and mean it, like in Hebrews 12:2: "who for the JOY that was set before Him endured the cross . . . "

 . . . or the apostle Paul saying in Philippians 2:2: "fulfill my JOY . . . "


Check Your Attitude

It Changes Everything

Attitude is everything!!!

Our attitude will determine opportunities or obstacles.

When "stuff" happens in our lives, it's not the "stuff" that determines how the rest of the day will go. It's our response to the "stuff".


Jonah & Jesus

Special Guest Blog from Pastor Jordan

Many of those growing up in the church today know the truth, but behave as if living in the presence of God and in obedience to His Word was just one of many options. In God's sovereignty and compassion, He sent His one and only Son with the aim of making us like Christ. In the book of Jonah, which we'll be digging into again this weekend, we find some comparisons to Jesus that we might not have noticed before.


Jonah & Jesus

Special Guest Blog from Pastor Jordan

Many of those growing up in the church today know the truth, but behave as if living in the presence of God and in obedience to His Word was just one of many options. In God's sovereignty and compassion, He sent His one and only Son with the aim of making us like Christ. In the book of Jonah, which we'll be digging into again this weekend, we find some comparisons to Jesus that we might not have noticed before.


"That Church"

Wrapping up Ephesians

This Sunday, July 8, we will be wrapping up our study through the book of Ephesians. A series that began in the fall of 2017. It was honestly my intention to be brief. (Really!!!) I had outlined the book of Ephesians after reading it through 10 times or so and decided to preach the high points. The big stuff. The main ideas.


So I Have A Competitive Streak . . .

Competing to Win Spiritually

Growing up as the youngest in a family of six, I was forced to compete. Compete for attention, compete for clean underwear, compete for food and, at times, compete for the bathroom. 


Wrestling To Win

Warfare God's Way

The struggle is real . . . yes, it is!!!

This Sunday, June 24, we will be back in Ephesians 6:10-20 looking at the wrestling match we are in with the devil.

"For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness
of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness
in the heavenly places."
Ephesians 6:12

And as we "wrestle", we will soon find out that truly, the struggle is real.



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