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What’s in the Pastor’s Office Now?

If you ever walk through my office at church you are likely to notice an interesting assortment of objects on my bookcase. For example, you wouldn’t expect to find a Warren Buffett bobblehead, now would you? A recent addition is an old glass insulator from a telephone pole. Most of the objects have some kind […]

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Jesus on a Jet Ski?

Our family has just returned from a very fine vacation to the east coast. Our farthest destination was Ocracoke Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. One of the most fun things we did was jet ski! We rented two jet skis and all but one of us enjoyed an hour of doing wide […]

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Motherhood & Margaritas!

Maybe you read the story out of Texas this week of the young mother who was jailed after allegedly leaving her 2-year-old in a hot car while she was inside a restaurant drinking chilled margaritas. Jessica Christian was charged with child abandonment after police say she left her young son in the car with the […]

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Sermon: “A Watered-Down Sermon”

The Sunday sermon from April 22, 2012 by Pastor Jones titled, “A Watered-Down Sermon”.

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Sermon: “Concealed Weapon”

The Sermon from February 5, 2012 by Pastor Jones titled, “Concealed Weapon” about Prayer. The text from this message can be found in 1 Peter 5:8-9.

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Sermon: “Humbling Ourselves”

Sermon from January 29, 2012 by Pastor Jones titled, “Humbling Ourselves Under the Mighty Hand of God” The text from this message can be found in 1 Peter 5:5-6.

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The Persecuted Church

Dear Church, We try to keep you apprised of the persecution of Christians around the world.  The Bible tells us to remember those who are imprisoned as though we ourselves were suffering.  Increasingly reports of the persecution of believers are being reported in mainstream news, which is excellent!  Persecution is getting much more attention.  Just […]

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We Have A Great Church!

Hi Everyone! All I could exclaim yesterday during the parade was “We have a great church!”  The parade was so successful and there were so many evidences of God’s grace, including the clear weather!  When you think about it, the whole effort was such a fantastic example of the Body of Christ working together.  There […]

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Christmas Greetings!

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 NIV I am not sure if Jesus is any more welcome today than He was 2,000 years ago.  However, […]

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“Fire in My Heart” by Pastor George

Even though summer has bypassed Chicagoland, I had a strong taste of it this week as I spent the week in Southern California, enjoying 95+ degree temperatures and even the fragrance of the nearby Station Fires in Los Angeles. I sensed renewed “fire in my heart” as I gleaned from the life and ministry of […]

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