• Jesus Sends Us to the World

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Mark 6:7-13 – Calling the Twelve to him, he sent them out two by two and gave them authority over evil spirits. 8 These were his instructions: “Take nothing for the journey except a staff—no bread, no bag, no money in your belts. 9 Wear...

  • Honor Our Great Prophet

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Mark 6:1-6 Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. 2 When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom...

  • Be faithful to God’s Word

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Jeremiah 28:5-9 – Then the prophet Jeremiah replied to the prophet Hananiah before the priests and all the people who were standing in the house of the Lord. 6 He said, “Amen! May the Lord do so! May the Lord fulfill the words you have...

  • Be willing to suffer disgrace for Christ

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Hebrews 11:24-26 – By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. 25 He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a short time....

  • July News

    From what I hear, students are enjoying summer vacation.  Several are attending Camp Bird in Wisconsin, families are on vacation, and quite a few kids are spending their days at the pool and playing sports.  It’s good for students and teachers to find time to relax and regroup during the...

  • The Kingdom of God Grows

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Mark 4:26-34 – He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. 27 Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. 28 All...

  • God Carries Us

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Exodus 19:2-8a – After they set out from Rephidim, they entered the Desert of Sinai, and Israel camped there in the desert in front of the mountain. 3 Then Moses went up to God, and the Lord called to him from the mountain and said,...

  • How do we deal with sinners?

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Matthew 9:9-13 – As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him. 10 While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors...

  • True Sabbath Obedience

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Mark 2:23-28 – One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and as his disciples walked along, they began to pick some heads of grain. 24 The Pharisees said to him, “Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?” 25 He answered,...

  • Make Disciples of All Nations

    (Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Matthew 28:16-20 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth...