Category Archives: Pastor’s Blog

For This Moment

This week we will continue in our summer series on Joseph by looking at Genesis 44:1-34. Charles Spurgeon defines repentance as “a hatred of sin; it is a turning from sin and a determination in the strength of God to forsake it.” That sounds simple enough. However, it is possible to look repentant, but not […]

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Treasure

This week we will continue in our summer series on Joseph by looking at Genesis 43:23-34. In order to receive the treasures of God, we must only open our hearts, our minds, our hands and our eyes in simple faith. Instead of looking for problems, let’s start enjoying the blessings. Instead of complaining, let’s start […]

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What Brings You to Your Knees?

This week we will continue in our summer series on Joseph by looking at Genesis 43:1-22. Confession is humbly agreeing with God about our sin. When we confess our sin to God, we need to avoid excuses, rationalizations and blame. We tell the truth and accept responsibility for our actions. This kind of confession puts […]

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Barriers of Grace

This week we will look at Genesis 42:25-38 as we continue in our summer series on Joseph. God is continually seeking to “conform us to the image of Christ” and will use whatever it takes to get our attention. Sometimes the lesson is hard and He has to pry our hearts away from the world. […]

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How God Works

This week we will continue in our summer series on Joseph by looking at Genesis 42:1-24. God often seeks to awaken us out of our spiritual lethargy. Is God acting harshly or is He acting in love? We usually don’t see how God works until we look back and realize He used difficult times to […]

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Facing the Future

This week we will continue in our summer series on Joseph by looking at Genesis 41:33-57. When things took a turn for the better in Joseph’s life, he still remained faithful to God. His gifting had been used in the prison and now he would do the same in Pharaoh’s palace. Joseph made peace with […]

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Good Times

Join us on Sunday as we continue in our summer series on Joseph! This week we will look at Genesis 41. Joseph had his share of difficult circumstances, but this week we are going to see Joseph as he begins to live the “good life”. Joseph moves from the prison to the throne room, from […]

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When You Wonder Why

This week we will continue in our series on Joseph from Genesis 41:1-4. Faith becomes real in times of frustration, discouragement and disappointment. It is at these times when we must decide if we really do believe that “all things work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to […]

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Run Away

This week we will continue in the sermon series on Joseph, from Genesis 39. Temptation is unavoidable, but the longer we wait to say “no”, the harder it is to do so. Instead of acting decisively against sin, we flirt and see how far we can go without getting into trouble.¬†We stare, we imagine, we […]

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Report From the Trenches

This week we are blessed to have Quint and Chelsey Baldwin and their family here to update us on their work at Auburn University with the Navigators. We have supported their very successful mission work for many years. It’s a joy to welcome them as they share about their mission work along with their love […]

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