Why Am I Surprised? (By Pam Scott)

Do you ever have one of those moments where you smack yourself in the forehead and ponder, “Why am I surprised?” I had one of those moments recently. A team of people, along with many of you, have been praying with us for clear direction for this summer’s new outreach for kids. We’ve spent months praying, meeting, collecting ideas, having lively discussions, getting input from you, and then came time to make some decisions.

Read more...

Striking Your Arrows: Part 2 (By T. Hunsicker)

In my last post, I gave additional thought on striking our arrows as they related to Preparing with Persistence. I challenged us to evaluate our personal priorities and to restore broken relationships. This may have hit close to home and made some uncomfortable, but hopefully pushed you in your walk with Christ. In this post, we are going to look at the second grouping of arrows. We need to strike the ground with persistence, calling out to God to work in us.

Read more...

Striking Your Arrows: Part 1 (By T. Hunsicker)

On New Year’s Eve Sunday, I spoke about an obscure story in the Old Testament featuring the prophet Elisha and King Joash. The king wanted a blessing from Elisha as he prepared to enter battle. In the story, the king is asked to strike his arrows against the ground and does so – but only three times, which, as he finds out, is the extent to which he will have victory in battle.

Read more...

Dreaming of Summer: 2017 Campership Report (By Pam Scott)

Congratulations to our students who earned a scholarship towards summer camp in 2017! Each year, Children’s Ministry offers a campership to any student who completes a daily Bible study and memorizes Scripture. In total, 15 students earned the $75 campership and used the scholarship to spend a week at a Christian summer camp. They attended Stony Glen, Cedarbrook, and Faith Ranch.

Read more...