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Song of the Month

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

Hey everyone! We will be learning a new song in the month of October called "Tremble"  by Mosaic MSC.  The scripture that inspired the band to write this worship song is Psalm 97:4 which says, "His lighting lights up the world; the earth sees and trembles."  This month our sermon...

It's Not My Battle

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

We are just one month away from our 2018 Children's Dessert Theater presentation!  This will be our 11th year of worshiping and learning God's Word together.  The message of this year's musical is very powerful.  Our children are learning that Jesus is our "Kingdom Connection"...

ONE

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

One God One Voice One Body One Spirit One Baptism One Purpose The book of I Corinthians is a letter that was written by Paul to the people at the church in a city called Corinth.  When the letter was written, the church had been active for several years and Paul was beginning to see some...

Just Keep Going!

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

I am a runner. Not a fast runner by any means. Not even a very good runner when you consider form or skill level. Basically, I just keep going. That is my gift. God has given me the gift of perseverance. (some might call it stubbornness)   This morning as I was running, I was praying. That...

One Voice

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In Revelation 19:6 John describes worship like the "sound of a vast crowd or the roar of a mighty ocean waves or the crash of loud thunder."  The sound was the voices of the redeemed worshipping God.  They were shouting "Praise the Lord!  For the Lord our God, the Almighty...

The Cause of Christ

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"For we don't live for ourselves or die for ourselves.  If we live, it's to honor the Lord.  And if we die, it's to honor the Lord.  So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.  Christ died and rose again for this very purpose - to be Lord both of the living and of the...

Your Love Defends Me

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Have you ever felt defeated?  Have you ever felt like the entire world was against you and no one was listening to what you have to say?  I have.  Satan likes to isolate us to make us feel like we are completely alone.  His best trick is to make us think that we have no one...

Why Are We Celebrating Advent?

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

Confusion, distraction, disappointment, half-truths, gossip, bickering, and doubt are words that I would use to describe much of what we see in the world today.  It can be depressing.  It can become very dark.   Advent is a simple exercise in helping us to remember to see the...

The Dynamic Duo

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

There have been some big changes in our household over the past few months.  Zachary headed off to college, Anna became the "oldest", and Maya is now a Ridgway.  This has posed some challenging moments in our house.  Until August 7th, 2017, Josiah was the youngest.  He had...

In Jesus' Name I Pray...

Posted by Susan Ridgway on

In the Christian church, it is our tradition to end our prayers with “In Jesus’ Name I pray”.  Have you ever stopped to really think about what that statement means?  It is not just a tidy way to end our prayer.  It is the acknowldegment of the power that is...

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