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An Extended Season of Advent

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Come, thou long expected Jesus,born to set thy people free;from our fears and sins release us,let us find our rest in thee.Israel's strength and consolation,hope of all the earth thou art;dear desire of every nation,joy of every longing heart. (Charles Wesley) Friends,   In our Live...

The Long Arms of God

Posted by Ben Trammell on

The Lord answered Moses, “Is the Lord’s arm too short? Now you will see whether or not what I say will come true for you.”God to Moses (and me…and maybe you too) from Numbers 11:23 Friends, Having been hounded by fellow travelers on many road trips...

Be Strong

Posted by Taylor Mooney on

“I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”Psalm 27:13-14 Family, I have struggled with where to focus this letter. I definitely want to mention how beautiful and...

A Phased Return

Posted by Alyssa Carroll on

Hi Friends, We thought it would be important to give you an update on our plan going forward. Below is a timeline of what we hope will happen over the next couple of months. Every week we will ask you to sign up for a spot in worship so that we can plan accordingly. These plans could change...

An Update To Worship

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30 Friends, Is anyone tired? Feeling worn...

Covid-19 Upate

Posted by Ben Trammell on

And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone. Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else. (1 Thessalonians...

Stories From The Wilderness

Posted by Holly Wilson on

Friends,  What stories will we tell the generations to come about the wilderness of COVID-19? No doubt many of our stories will be heartbreaking. But, there will also be stories about families having dance parties in the kitchen, building tent forts in the living room and dancing at...

The Story We Tell

Posted by Reed McNitzky on

Church, Christians have a unique story to tell. It is a story large enough to encompass the entirety of history and span the universe, while also being particular enough to uniquely involve the life of every human being. This story is what led the early Church to grow quickly and effectively...

We Are Not Lost

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.  After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry… Then the devil took him to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are...

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