• 1 Corinthians: Humble Imitation

      As we continue to move through our Messy Church series in 1 Corinthians, we come to a text that challenges us to consider if we are humbling imitating our Savior. As Paul writes, he is helping the Corinthians to see that: As servants of Jesus we are called to...

  • I Corinthians: Pursuing Godly Maturity

    If you’ve ever been publicly called out, then you have a sense of how the Corinthians must have felt as they read through chapter 3. Paul issues forth a sharp and firm rebuke for the church that they need to grow up. We see that he is driving them, and...

  • I Corinthians: God’s Wisdom

    From The Desk of Chris Risk: God’s wisdom does not work the same way the world’s wisdom does.  The wisdom of God looks foolish to the world.  The things that are strong to the world are weak to God.  The wisdom of the world will be proven foolish by God. ...

  • I Corinthians: What Do We Have To Boast About?

    From the Desk of Eric Anderson 1 Corinthians 1:10-31            If you have ever participated in team or individual competition, you are probably familiar with verbal taunting, also known as trash-talking. Somehow it’s intended to gain an advantage in the argument or competition. Members of the church in Corinth were doing...

  • 1 Corinthians: Called into God’s Community

    This past Sunday we began our journey through the book of 1Corinthians, and what a journey it’s going to be! As we think about the book of 1 Corinthians, we’re confronted with a church that had some serious issues! Yet, what is stunning is to see is that Paul begins...

  • Haggai: From Captivity to Christ

    I hope as you are reading this, you find yourself still basking in the afterglow of Christmas. For some, that may entail still enjoying the leftovers from yesterday’s feast. Hopefully for many, that means still enjoying the presence and company of friends and family. I’m sure for some it will...

  • Establishing God’s Kingdom: Daniel Remix

    This past Sunday, we finished up our sermon series in the book of Daniel. As we closed out the series, our goal was to try and capture the main emphasis and themes within the book. As a whole, we saw the book of Daniel helping us to understand that: God...

  • Establishing God’s Kingdom: Hoping in a Future Kingdom

    This past Sunday, we finished the final vision in Daniel. While this vision sapped Daniel of all his strength (chapter 10); it also offered hope for a future kingdom, resurrection and rest! We saw the main idea that: we put our hope in God and His Kingdom, the resurrection and...

  • Establishing God’s Kingdom: God’s Strengthening Work

      Have you ever felt so weak that you simply couldn’t go on?  If you’ve ever found yourself in this position, whether it was a physical issue, an emotionally trying time or spiritually being crushed by the weight of sin; then you can relate to what Daniel describes in Daniel...

  • Jesus Directs: Faith Church On Mission

    “Faith Church, ON MISSION”   From Pastor Paul Meldrum:   Ronna and I were so blessed to come and worship with you this past Sunday.  Thank you!   Confession, this edition of From the Desk is late because I got sidetracked.  Yes, some of the items were important, but others...