Church Blog (Page 7)

Church Blog (Page 7)

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…

Fellowship Matters – We Need to Love One Another

by Mike Wiersema We Need to Love One Another “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lays down his life for his friends.” John 15:12-13 “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the…

Praying about Some Priorities for the Year

Post by Josh Fenska This ministry year, as a team of elders, we have been praying that God will spread a gospel passion in our hearts, in our homes, and beyond. Under that banner vision, we’ve been pursuing a few strategic priorities: Cultivating our joy in the Lord in everything we do as a church Stirring up greater vision for discipleship at home Mobilizing…

Fellowship Matters – We Need Perspective

By Beth Muzik   As I look back on these past few decades of my Christian walk, I’m keenly aware of an important thread: I need perspective. I need perspective when I’m in a trial. So often, when stumbling through a dark valley, all I see in front of me is darkness. I feel the…

Pray for our Children!

We are in the middle of an excellent year of Children’s Ministry at Redeemer!  Our faithful teachers have been going the extra mile to bring God’s Word down to the little hearts in their care week in and week out.  We thought you’d be encouraged by Lynne Cowell’s story from this past Sunday. On Monday, Lynne wrote: Had the coolest experience in K-1…

Fellowship Matters – A Trip Down Memory Lane

Post by Josh Fenska Fellowship matters. It really does. We call this church Redeemer Community Church, and since the earliest days of this church’s life, we have treasured community and fellowship as core values. But fellowship is the kind of value that can too easily be forgotten or…