Senior Pastor Update: June 18, 2017

Date June 18, 2017
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1 John 4:21 says, this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother. This week, pray for us as a congregation—that God will fill our hearts with love for Him, and that our love will spill over to our brothers and sisters. Let …

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Pastor to People: June 18, 2017

Date June 18, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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Today we celebrate the blessing of fatherhood—not just being in a fatherly role, but most importantly, the fatherhood of God. Despite its familiarity, it should still amaze us that Jesus taught us to begin our prayers with “Our Father.” That we have access to the Creator of the Universe …

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Senior Pastor Update: June 11, 2017

Date June 11, 2017
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In Psalm 9:1, David said I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. This week, let’s take a moment out of our busy lives to remind ourselves of what God has done for us. Take time to …

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Pastor to People: June 11, 2017

Date June 11, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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Do you ever feel alone in a room filled with people? Without a personal connection with someone else, we will feel alone no matter how many people are around us. It can be the most uncomfortable, even painful, feeling. Thankfully, it is not necessary.

In our current series, Home Improvement …

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Senior Pastor Update: June 4, 2017

Date June 4, 2017
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In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus reminded us that we are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the …

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Senior Pastor Update: May 28, 2017

Date May 28, 2017
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Romans 1:16 is a familiar but powerful verse: For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. This week let’s pray that God will give our next …

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Pastor to People: May 28, 2017

Date May 28, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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Tomorrow, on Memorial Day, we remember the men and women who gave their lives while serving in our country’s Armed Forces. The day is a reminder of the sacrifices that many have made for the sake of others—including most of us. It is also a reminder of the …

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Trump, Terrorism, and Islam

Date May 26, 2017
Author Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer
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Several days ago, President Trump encouraged Muslim nations to “drive out the extremists. Drive them out of your places of worship. Drive them out of your communities. Drive them out of your holy land and…drive them out of this Earth.”

If only that were possible! But the problem is …

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Senior Pastor Update: May 21, 2017

Date May 21, 2017
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Last week, the Elders met to discuss the two candidates the Pastoral Search Committee recommended to us. After considerable prayer and candid discussion, it was clear that neither is God’s choice to lead our church at this time. This was a difficult and disappointing decision to reach, but it …

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Pastor to People: May 21, 2017

Date May 21, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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I am profoundly thankful to the Lord that last Sunday’s Pastoral Search announcement from the Elders was received with such understanding and support by our church family. This week, I recorded a video that provides additional information on the Elders’ decision not to call either final candidate as our …

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