In these insightful Blogs, our Pastors share about their faith in a a way that is real, relatable and relevant to our daily lives. These blogs are meant to provide a window into the heart of our pastor, and provide you with encouragement in your own walk of faith.
08.10.17 Pastor Michelle Paxton
As you know, I am blogging in response to our Pastor’s sermons through this risky topic of sex in the bible based off of the Song of Solomon. Pastor Gary preached about conflict over a week ago, and let’s be honest, it has taken me this long to write about it. Conflict is hard; it is not easy. (more)
08.02.17 Pastor Michelle Paxton
As you know, I have been writing about what our pastor is preaching on at church. This series is on “Sacred Sex: Lessons in Love, Intimacy and Passion”, based on the Song of Solomon book in the bible. This week was especially intense for a couple of reasons. (more)
07.19.17 - Pastor Michelle Paxton
One in five adults have been sexually abused. 72% of high school seniors have had sexual intercourse. Oral sex among high school students has become extremely common along with having casual sex and “friends with benefits”. Each week, 26 million adults have sexual encounters with someone other than their spouse! (more)
07.01.17 - Pastor Gary Georgeson
When I was about 10 years old, I was playing Scrabble with my parents and some family friends. At one point in the game, it was my turn to place a word. I was pleased to be able to score a lot of points with the strategic placement of the word S-E-X on the board...(more)
02.21.17 -Pastor Gary Georgeson
My wife Lori almost fainted as she looked at the long stress fracture in her MRI scan (see report). It was a fracture in her right femur (thigh bone), the cause of so much recent intense pain. Her body was failing to create healthy bone, resulting in a spontaneous fracture from regular use. Anorexia at a young age, followed by years of osteopenia, had brought her to this overwhelming moment...(More)
01.23.17 - Sometimes, a very, very bad day is a very, very good thing.
Ever experienced a computer problem that ruined your whole day? Let’s be honest. Who hasn’t?
This past week, my Boeing laptop decided it was going to surprise me with a challenge...(More)
I was hearing the same story that I had known “all my life”. It was about how God loves us more than we can imagine and that He sent His only Son to die for us so that we can find freedom.
But, that night in 1972 was different...(More)
12.19.17 - The one dependable event in my childhood Christmas experience was my parents’ annual “Christmas Fight”. We actually found an odd comfort in guessing the moment of what became a very predictable (and traumatic) meltdown. When holiday stress was high, my parents had neither the maturity nor wisdom to handle it well...(More)