Church Blog (Page 5)

Church Blog (Page 5)

Election Day!

What do your pastors want to say to you on election day? Here are a few recommendations: 1) Do your research. And remember that the presidential election is only one of many significant choices you’re asked to participate in. (You can find what will be on your neighborhood’s ballot by Googling “my ballot” and then entering your address when prompted, or by visiting the…

Fight Night Follow Up – Faith & Humility

If God’s Word is true, Christian marriages should grow sweeter and tenderer through the years instead of the opposite. Sadly, this is not what we often see or experience, because Satan hates our marriages and actively opposes them. That is why we must fight for our marriages, and our greatest…

Qualifications for Elders and Deacons

This fall, we have nominated two new elders and two new deacons. We are submitted to the authority of God’s Word, and committed to our vision of seeing lives transformed by the power of the gospel to the glory of God. We believe that commissioning more qualified elders and deacons in our local church will strengthen our ministries, and also position us for long-term…

Redeemer Church Leadership Course Recap

At the end of 2015, the elders asked for nominations from members of the church for men who should participate in our first ever Redeemer Church Leadership Course.  This was born out of a strong conviction that God was calling us to equip and position more men to take on increased leadership within the church.  For the past nine months, a dozen men have completed Bible…

He Is Good (August Sermon Series)

“Give thanks to the Lord, for HE IS GOOD, for his steadfast love endures forever” (Psalm 136:1). This summer, we want to take time together as a church to let this truth sink deeper in our hearts: God is good.  This simple yet profound conviction protects us from bitterness, grumbling, and discouragement. And it frees us to walk forward with confidence and…

Summer Theology Study: The Man Christ Jesus

Sound doctrine is vital for the health of the local church. This summer, we’re recommending that members read a book called The Man Christ Jesus: Theological Reflections on the Humanity of Christ, written by theologian Bruce Ware. The book is very readable, and not very long at all — only about 150 pages — but it is overflowing with soul-nourishing truth…

A Gift for Dads

post by Josh Anderson Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord (Ephesians 6:4). Happy Father’s Day, dads.  What an incredible task the Lord has set before us.  How many things will you do in your life that are more significant than this? In addition to praying for you, we wanted pass along some…

Fellowship Matters – We Need Encouragement

By Lisa Wiersema We Need Encouragement In 1952, Florence Chadwick, the first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions, attempted to swim the 26 miles between Catalina Island and the California coastline. As she began, she was flanked by small boats that watched for sharks and were…