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God Chooses Unlikely Candidates to be His Messengers

If you saw her backstage you never would have imagined what fame was soon to come her way. She walked out on the stage in a frumpy dress. Slightly mussed up hair. Bushy eyebrows. Seemingly a bit old and odd for the competition. But the moment she began to sing on Britain’s Got Talent she…

Trunk or Treat

This Wednesday night is the Chili & Crock Potluck and Trunk or Treat.  The event provides a friendly, festive and safe environment to celebrate our kids, families and community.  Please join us and bring a buddy or two. We will have the sides of onions, cheese, crackers, Fritos & sour cream provided.  We will also have…

The Story: Chapter 28

New Beginnings 10/27/13 Doug Cole: Senior Minister Song list for 10/27/13: #745  Humble Yourself In the Site of the Lord #448    Greatest Commands #794 Unto thee O Lord Here I Am To Worship #77  Glorify Thy Name #528  I Know That My Redeemer Lives #790  Lord, Take Control

The Story: Chapter 27

The Resurrection 10/20/13 Doug Cole: Senior Minister Song list for 10/20/13 #4 – To God Be the Glory #100 & #101 – Holy Ground #180 – Jesus is Lord #121– Come, Let Us All Unite to Sing #364 – Come, Share the Lord #449 – Thy Word #578 – We Will Glorify #912– Burdens Are…

“Oh, it’s Friday. But Sunday’s coming!”

Several years ago, S.M. Lockridge, pastor of a prominent African-American congregation in San Diego, preached the iconic sermon that is still a popular item on YouTube. It’s a message that reminds us of what our Lord suffered for us, and, that when we are going through suffering He knows how we feel. Suffering will be…

The Story: Chapter 26

The Hour of Darkness Doug Cole: Senior Minister Song list for 10/13/13 #63 – I Will Call upon the Lord #103 – He Has Made Me Glad #83 – God Is So Good #22– Our God, He Is Alive #113 – His Grace Reaches Me #484 – You Are My All in All #449 –…

Life’s Biggest “Gimme”

Golfers know that a “gimme” is a term used to tell a player that the other players are “giving” him the putt. The player can pick up his ball and count one stroke (the remaining putt) as his final stroke on the hole. The expression to the player is “That’s a gimme.” The player given…

The Greatest Question of All Time

A BBC magazine answered the “101 greatest questions of all time.” What did they include? Well, questions like “What is OK short for?” Answer? “OK comes from ‘oll korrect’, a deliberately misspelled writing of ‘all correct.’ It was popularized in Boston newspapers around the 1840s when it was fashionable to go around spelling things incorrectly…

Breaking Free from the Kingdom of Me

Less than 10 acres in total land mass, it is a small kingdom unto itself. Located in different areas in the United States—part in Nevada  and Northern California—you can leave the United States and enter the Republic of Molossia. It is considered to be a micro-nation . . . a “nation within” our nation. Molossia…