Pastor John’s Blog

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Dads and Daughters

Yesterday, Father’s Day, we had the privilege of dedicating a beautiful baby girl to the Lord during our Sunday church service. During my preparation time for this dedication, the Lord began to speak to me about the importance of the father/daughter relationship. While both parents are extremely important to the upbringing of every child, there is just something special about the relationship between a girl and her Dad, and this truth seems to be getting lost in modern American culture. Girls that grow up knowing that their father loves and values them, develop a strong sense of security and confidence. […]

God’s Love Never Stops

  Well, I guess its confession time, drum roll please! Well, maybe its not that dramatic, but I had a great conversation with the Lord this morning, so I wanted to share it with you. Maybe you struggle with some of the same things that I do. In the course of ministry, and remember, this is a confession, I sometimes lack compassion for myself and others when the devastation or pain in their lives is completely self-inflicted. I’m not talking about things that we all do out of ignorance that bring pain into our lives, I’m talking about the things […]

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(Acts 13:43) When the congregation was dismissed, many of the Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who talked with them and urged them to continue in the grace of God. (Philippians 2:12) Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed–not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence–continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling… (2 Timothy 3:14) But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it… Twice in the last week, I have wakened […]