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Ever wondered where we get our ideas about heaven? Where’d we get the idea we’d be playing harps, singing all the time, flying like angels or attending an eternal church service?

For many, Heaven is like walking into the fog... such a mystery.

Starting July 30, we’re taking six weeks to explore what the Bible says about Heaven. It will be like Jesus is walking out of the fog to meet us...

Then, starting Aug. 2, on the Wednesday’s following each sermon on Heaven, we’ll gather in the coffee area to tackle some tough questions like: “Will there be families?” “What about my pets?” “What about near death experiences?”

This promises to be a great time of learning and celebrating God’s wonderful promises to us. Invite a friend!

Pastor Johan

The Gospel of Mark

Mark's Gospel is the shortest and sharpest of the early stories about Jesus. Many people believe Mark was written in Rome toward the end of or shortly after the Jewish war (60’s AD). During this time the church faced major crises, as Christians had to cope with the death of eyewitnesses and severe persecution. Mark composed his Gospel to encourage Christians as they faced increasingly trying conditions and to remind them of the foundation of their faith. There is a sense of urgency in the Gospel of Mark. We find the word immediately many times in the first two chapters and several times after that. Early in chapter 1 the main theme of Jesus' ministry is articulated: God's kingdom is arriving. The kingdom of God is at hand (1:15). 

This kingdom is an alternative to the kingdom of Rome. Something momentous is happening. Be alert! The train is about to leave the station. Jump on board before it is too late! 

As we hear stories about Jesus calming the storm, walking on water, talking about new wineskins, commissioning his disciples and inviting children to come to him, we too are invited to jump on board. You are invited!

Pastor Johan

Beginning April 23 and going through May 21, our focus will be on the third part of our Mission statement, which is to "SHARE the Love of Jesus."

We are excited to introduce to you the BLESS initiative as a practical way to share the love of Jesus. 

BLESS focuses on five missional practices we can engage to naturally introduce people to Jesus Christ.

Begin with prayer

Listen with care

Eat together

Serve with love

Share your story

Join us Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. (Traditional Service) or 10:45 a.m. (Modern Service)

as we dive deeper into the tenets of our mission statement ... Discover, Live, Share.  Or watch via live stream here

Check the sermon archives to catch up on Live, Jan. 8 through April 2, by clicking here

Check the sermon archives to catch up on Discover, Nov. 27, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017, by clicking here

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