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The Difference We Can Make

First Church, It has now been many weeks since hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Houston and Florida respectively, along with Puerto Rico.  As we mentioned when those hurricanes first hit, one of the first groups to respond was UMCOR—the United Methodist Committee On Relief.  Not only is UMCOR one of the first to arrive, it…

Reading the Bible

First Church, Few things are more important to our soul than being filled with God’s Holy Word.  And yet it is not something that comes very easy to us.  I have asked Pastor Janet to share the following message about reading the Bible as it relates to our current sermon series. “Do you ever have…

Celebration and Thanks

First Church, I wanted to take a moment today to do two things.  One is we want to take a moment to celebrate and lift up to you Jake Bair.  Jake is our new contemporary worship leader at the Christian Life Center (CLC).  Please keep Jake in prayer and reach out to say “Hello!” when…

Freedom Sunday

First Church, Today is a special day for us.  As we are ending our sermon series on “Grace Doing A Body Good” we are doing so in a very specific way.  As you may remember, throughout this sermon series we have been focusing on how to embody God’s grace in tangible ways with supernaturally changed…

Walking in Faith

First Church, One of the fundamental truths of Scripture is that “when we are weak in ourselves, then we are in a position to be strong in Christ.”  That is to say, when we have reached the end of our strength we are then open to God in a way we would otherwise not have…