Author: amy

November 8, 2023

 The Spirit of Gratitude

Gratitude, the simple act of being thankful, holds immense transformative power in our lives. From a Christian perspective, gratitude is not just a polite gesture; it’s a profound spiritual practice that aligns us with the teachings of Christ and the foundational principles of faith. Biblical Foundation of Gratitude Gratitude is deeply rooted in the scriptures. […]

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October 11, 2023

Following Jesus Daily: A Disciplined Pursuit

We often over-spiritualize following Jesus. We think walking with Jesus and growing in our relationship with Him is unattainable. We are not spiritual enough, don’t feel like we know enough about the Bible, and struggle to build a relationship with Someone we cannot see. But what if following Jesus and walking with Him came through […]

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September 6, 2023

Faith Foundations for Everyday Mental Health

As people made in the image of God, we have souls, spirits, and bodies. We were created with a connection between both the physical and spiritual in our lives. Our mental and spiritual responses and status can effect our physical bodies and this cause and effect also goes the other direction. When it comes to […]

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August 2, 2023

Living in the “Now” Through Mindfulness and Meditation

Our world is defined by the word “go.” We spend our lives running from one event to the next while our minds move from one agenda item to the next in the endless pursuit of getting everything done. We try to break the cycle by wasting hours scrolling the newsfeed or social media on our […]

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June 21, 2023

Living with Kingdom Priorities

Throughout Matthew’s gospel, we see Jesus teaching in parables to show us what life is like in His kingdom. Parables were everyday examples of how faith interacts with real life. Those early disciples would never look at sowers and seeds, treasures and riches, or lost things the same way again. Everything around them became reminders […]

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March 13, 2023

Traditional – The Gospel of Mark – The Side Effects of Restoration | Rev. Mike Holly

Sermon Only Scripture Reference: Mark 5:1-20 (NRSV) They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes. And when he had stepped out of the boat, immediately a man out of the tombs with an unclean spirit met him. He lived among the tombs; and no one could restrain him any more, […]

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December 19, 2022

Traditional – Advent: Lessons & Carols | Rev. Mike Holly

Full Service Featured Lessons: Isaiah 9:2, 6-7Isaiah 11:1-4, 6-9Luke 1:26-35, 38Luke 2:1-7Luke 2:8-16Matthew 2:1-11John 1:1-14 Featured Carols: Processional for ChristmasOnce in Royal David’s CityGod Almighty, We Are WaitingI Saw Three ShipsIt Came Upon a Midnight ClearAngels We Have Heard on HighSing LullabyAll Glory Be to God on HighWhat Child Is This?Joyful, Angels SingThe First […]

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July 22, 2022

Modern – Back To The Start: Prayer

    Corresponding Scripture: Matthew 6:5-15 (CEB)  “When you pray, don’t be like hypocrites. They love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners so that people will see them. I assure you, that’s the only reward they’ll get. 6 But when you pray, go to your room, shut the door, and pray […]

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July 18, 2022

Traditional – Rumor Has It

    Corresponding Scripture: Ephisians 1:15-23 (NRSV) 15I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love[a]toward all the saints, and for this reason 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, […]

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March 4, 2022

Ash Wednesday

Corresponding Scripture: Psalm 51 (selected verses) Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; According to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned […]

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