Monthly Archives: November 2015

Come Lord Jesus Come!

First Church,   I hope that you all had a terrific Thanksgiving.  I often hear from folks that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday because it is simply about getting together with family and loved ones to express appreciation and Thanksgiving for the blessings that we have in life. Please know, First Church, how incredibly thankful…

Acts Network Nuts & Bolts

  First Church,   From our recent sermon series “Waves, Anchors, and Movements” you have heard me refer to the many ways that God has done whatever it took to be in relationship with humanity.  In recognizing this we have been asking ourselves as a whole church how we can follow in God’s footstep’s to…

A Never-Ending Gift

First Church, Imagine if God said to us, “I will give you a resource that can not only change your life by drawing you closer to me, but it is a resource that will also change the lives of those around you, the church, and even the world.  And oh, this resource is free to…

HOW Do We Carry Out Our Vision?

First Church, Recently I had one of you ask me a great question.  You asked, “HOW do we specifically carry out our vision?  I know what the vision of the church is-Transformation in Christ: Changing Lives Inside and Out-but strategically how do we do this? This is a great question because we want everyone to…

Did Someone Say Transformation?

First Church, I have asked Josh Tobias, our director of fuse*student ministries, to share with you in the Pastor’s Page this week about some of the significant renovations you have probably seen going on if you have been in the First Evangelical Center at all.  I love what Josh shares here and believe you will…