Category: Message Reflection

Praying with a Partner

During our 21 days of fasting and prayer, I encourage you to join in prayer with a partner. You will be motivated to keep on praying if every day you meet with your partner in person, by Skype or on the phone. Here are some guidelines we have developed to help you: prayer-partners-guidelines “I also […]

21 Days of Prayer & Fasting

I would like to invite you to join us from this Sunday, 8 January until Sunday, 29 January for 21 Days of Prayer & Fasting. (See notes below about Joel’s sermon from Sunday)  How & when you fast during this time should be determined by you, and children will be encouraged to fast in different […]

Sunday Sermon: 21 Days of Prayer & Fasting

21 Days of Prayer and Fasting (sermon from Joel on 1 January- technical difficulties cut of the podcast around declaration #2 below) Joel 1:14 Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD. […]

21 Days of Prayer

As we begin our series “Shift,” we focus on going from where we have been to where God would have us go next. Would you join us for 21 days of prayer from 4 September to 25 September about these shifts? Shifts in YOUR life to take you where God can use you. Shifts in […]

21-Day Focus – Prayer, Fasting, and Bible Reading

Join us for our 21-day focus on bible reading, prayer, and fasting. It all starts this Sunday, January 11th. (Click here to listen to the messages in the Sunday series) Fasting A great way to connect with God is the discipline of fasting. If you’ve never participated in a fast before, here is a guide to […]

Redeeming Singleness

Christianity affirms singleness as a distinctive calling and gift within the community of God’s people. Singleness holds a theological significance for each one of us, married or single, within the Church. Here are some excellent resources for our understanding of a biblical perspective on both singleness and marriage: A Biblical Theology of Singleness by Barry […]

24|Seven… Finding God in the Ordinary

This has been an interesting series so far on Sundays.  We have so many ordinary, everyday moments… eating, sleeping, working and leisure.  Is God “in” those moments?  Feel free to share in the comments some of what you’ve experienced! Week 3 was personally the most interesting for me so far.  Lot’s of talk about food! […]

Be Still!

As a parent, I’ve uttered those words quite a bit– “Be still!” God shares them with us in a way that shows his love and concern for us though, not the frustration of a frazzled parent. Psalm 46:10  He says, “Be still, and know that I am God…” As we opened up this series on […]

UNITE as God’s Army

United as God’s Army This past weekend we took a look at what it means to be in God’s Army. We came away with 7 key ideas in living victoriously as part of God’s Army: Be Aware. Be United. Be Courageous. Be Wise. Be Prepared. Be Ready. Be Sure. What area do you need to […]

UNITE in Power

United in Power Being united in heart is important. Being empowered by the Spirit of God can change everything. Last week we saw how God views us as part of his family, and as His family we should strive to live in community as people of faith. Today we look at how we can live […]