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Every Sunday is Special!

Dear Church Family, Every Sunday is special! We have the privilege of gathering with the Lord’s people in the Lord’s house on the Lord’s Day. Some Sundays are extra-special, and the one ahead of us should be just that. I hope you will make plans to attend our Sunday Luncheon after morning worship service. Everything will be provided, so show up hungry! One the menu will…

Moderator of the A.R.P. Church with us this Sunday

Dear Church Family, We have a special treat this Sunday! I hope you will make a great effort to be in Sunday School and Morning Worship as we host Dr. Leslie Holmes for both events. Dr. Holmes is a seasoned minister and seminary professor, and currently is serving as the Moderator of the General…

Local Teacher Outreach

Dear Church Family, Two Thursdays per month my morning alarm goes off a bit earlier than usual and I head off before dark to Williams High School’s third floor. Eight teachers and coaches gather thirty minutes before the students’ first bell rings for the start of school day. This gathering is the Adult Huddle for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. We chat for a few…

Sanctity of Human Life

It has now been 47 years since Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that protects women’s rights to abortion. This is an important issue for Christians because the Bible gives clear teaching on the value of human life, as well as the dignity of humanity made in the image of God. God defines life, defends life, and judges life denied. Let’s first look at human life…

Habits of a Christian

Dear Church Family, What should be the habits of a Christian? What would make wonderful goals for the fresh start of the new year? Several habits and goals come to mind, in fact, the list is the same each year – God’s word and his commands for his saints don’t grow stale! Worship the Lord in 2020: Our Lord redeemed us from sin in order that we would worship him in…

Reading the Bible in 2020

Dear Church Family, One the favorite children’s Bibles that we have has a wonderful subtitle that speaks volumes: The Jesus Storybook Bible – Every Story Whispers His Name.   I can remember the first time I read the Bible through. My eyes were opened to see the whole story of redemption that unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. One really does see Jesus more clearly…