Serving the Father, wating for the Son.

From the Pastor’s Desk

My approach to the Christian Posture during the COVID-19 pandemic

I remember hearing a conservative radio host talking 10 or 12 years ago; and he claimed we were seeing an increase of pressure from the top, and pressure from the bottom, squeezing all of us, with no relief in sight. Seems an apropos way to describe life since COVID-19. This “new normal” has affected everybody […]

The effects of religiosity.

I live in a funny little corner of the universe, carved out by my heavenly Father. This corner includes a golf club where I love to play, compete and evangelize. One day, quite a few years ago now, one of the members, who I know to be a believer, brought around his new girlfriend, now […]


I’m co-preaching a series about failure, and we’ve focused on King David. As I re-read through 2 Samuel, a passage jumped out at me: David assembled all the leaders of Israel in Jerusalem: the leaders of the tribes, the leaders of the divisions in the king’s service, the commanders of thousands and the commanders of […]

Recent Sermons

Theology Battles; Apostles Edition!

I got the idea for this from a seminary prof, and when I was tasked with trying to teach the elementary topics of our faith, this presentation lent itself well. ~duane  

Loving the Church

We follow a radical Savior; one whose ministry shook the foundations of the temple, and we strive to make His name known to all we encounter.

We are called to lead believers into deeper, more meaningful relationship with our Father, through education and example. Our ministry, relationships and our very lives are devoted to furthering the cause of the Gospel; for it is by one name that we are saved, and that name is Emmanuel, Jesus - the Christ - the very Son of God.
Accept no substitutes, insist on the real thing, place your future in His hands, and watch how your reality is changed.

Daily Passage

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. - Romans 8:1 ESV