Thursday Thoughts: Vol 3 | Is 18

Pastor Steve shares these articles to stimulate some Thursday Thoughts… Ask Yourself This: What Burdens Is That Other Person Carrying? Carl Richards for the New York Times I was in the airport when I found out that the mother of one of my best friends had just died quite suddenly. She was at dinner with…

BLOG: The Difference Between Me and Judas

WRITTEN BY MELISSA H. STRAUTMAN, LMT The Difference Between Me and Judas Companion blog to “Judas“ Last week we looked at whether or not Judas had a choice to betray Jesus.  We know that God needed Judas to betray the Son of God so that God’s plan of redemption for His chosen people[1] could unfold. …

BLOG: Judas – Did He Have a Choice?

WRITTEN BY MELISSA H. STRAUTMAN, LMT Judas – Did He Have a Choice? Companion blog to “Judas“ In the first fifteen minutes of the sermon Judas from Pastor Steve Wilson, we dive into John 18 and breakdown the very ordinary life of Judas Iscariot, the betrayer of Jesus Christ.  I grew up conflicted about this man and…

SERMON: Christian Freedom

For the month of July, Pastor Steve will take us through a series on Christian Freedom. “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.”

BLOG: Christian Tragedy Is Impossible

WRITTEN BY MELISSA H. STRAUTMAN, LMT Christian Tragedy Is Impossible Companion blog to “The Garden“ In our church’s study of John 18 we get to reflect on the last few hours of Jesus’ life.  This was a time of anguish.  He was seen as a threat to those in political and religious power.  He was…