I Love My Church

Romans 12:3-16 NLT Because of the privilege and authority God has given me, I give each of you this warning: Don’t think you are better than you really are. Be honest in your evaluation of…

Serving Like Jesus

Matthew, Mark, Luke and Johnny Matthew 25:34-40 New Living Translation (NLT) “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you…

Times and Seasons Under the Sun

Ecclesiastes 3New Living Translation (NLT) There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: Deduction: It is not MY time or MY season a time to be born and…

Life In The Fast Lane

Chapter 2 I said to myself, “Come on, let’s try pleasure. Let’s look for the ‘good things’ in life.” But I found that this, too, was meaningless. So I said, “Laughter is silly. What good…

Life Under The Sun

1 These are the words of the Teacher, King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. 2 “Everything is meaningless,” says the Teacher, “completely meaningless!” 3 What do people get for all their hard work under…

Easter Sunday – Daraja Choir

This Easter we held a Sunrise Service outside of our new building, able to partake in a breakfast meal with everyone and soon after an egg hunt for all the little ones. In our regular service,…

Triumphal Entry the Palm Sunday Story

Luke 19:28-42 NLT Jesus went on toward Jerusalem, walking ahead of his disciples. As he came to the towns of Bethphage and Bethany on the Mount of Olives, he sent two disciples ahead. “Go into…

In Focus

If you haven’t REFOCUSED lately, you may well be out of FOCUS . Psalm 139: 23-24 the Message Investigate my life, O God, find out everything about me; Cross-examine and test me, get a clear…

Come Out With Your Hands Up!

Psalm 139:1-1-16 God, investigate my life; get all the facts firsthand. I’m an open book to you; even from a distance, you know what I’m thinking. You know when I leave and when I get…

UNsurrender

2 Chronicles 14:2-5New International Version (NIV) Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the Lord his God. He removed the foreign altars and the high places, smashed the sacred stones and…

The “Want To Want To” Dilemma

Mark 9:17-24New International Version (NIV) A man in the crowd answered, “Teacher, I brought you my son, who is possessed by a spirit that has robbed him of speech. Whenever it seizes him, it throws…

Extravagant Love /  Extreme Surrender

Philippians 2:1-11 the Message: If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to…

Resist The Devil

James 4 Pride Promotes Strife Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? You lust and do not have. You…

Surrender List

Our Surrender List: Control – Spouse – Family – Job – Time – Treasure Time Romans 12:1 the Message So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your…

Heart Check-up

A Spiritually Diseased Heart Is a HARD heart Hebrews 3:12-13 NLT  Be careful then, dear brothers and sisters, make sure that your own hearts are not evil and unbelieving, turning you away from the living…

I Surrender All?

2015 Word – ABIDE . 2016 Word – SURRENDER . Romans 12:1-2 the Message So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around…

Getting What You Asked For

Matthew 7:7 NIV “Ask and it will be given to you; James 4:2 NIV You do not have because you do not ask God. James 4:3 NIV   When you ask, you do not receive, because…

Seeking Him

Matthew 2:1-11 NLT Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the newborn king of…

An AHA Christmas

Luke 1 8-20: One day Zechariah was serving God in the Temple, for his order was on duty that week. As was the custom of the priests, he was chosen by lot to enter the…

AHA – When The Light Comes On (Part 3)

2 Kings 22:8-19 NLT Hilkiah the high priest said to Shaphan the court secretary, “I have found the Book of the Law in the Lord’s Temple!” Then Hilkiah gave the scroll to Shaphan, and he…

AHA – When The Light Comes On (Part 2)

Jonah 1:1-11; 15-17; 2:1-5 NLT The Lord gave this message to Jonah son of Amittai: “Get up and go to the great city of Nineveh. Announce my judgment against it because I have seen how…

AHA – When The Light Comes On

Luke 15: 11:24 NLT Jesus told them this story: “A man had two sons. The younger son told his father, ‘I want my share of your estate now before you die.’ So his father agreed…