Pastors' Blog

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Brian Jose recently posted a great article on The Gospel Coalition blog about Albania. From an officially atheistic country less than a generation ago, Albania has become a country with strong evangelical church bodies who have a passion to reach the Balkans for Christ.

Please read, learn, and pray!

https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/europes-backdoor-drugs-sex-trafficking-jihadism

-Pastor Dave Halverson

I was asked to share the blog post referenced at the beginning of Sunday’s sermon. In it the author traces a number of images Scripture provides that describe what God does with the sin of his children. I pray that it is an encouragement to you!

http://www.challies.com/articles/what-god-does-with-your-sin

Blessings,

Pastor Greg

As I’ve observed, many seminary students and other brothers aspiring to pastoral ministry are always on the lookout for opportunities to serve in the church. Regrettably, I think sometimes we have our sights set on only one type of service—public teaching. Of course, nothing is necessarily wrong with desiring to exercise your gifts, putting them under the evaluation of the church, and cultivating pastoral skills for future ministry. The problem is that many aspiring pastors fall into the trap... Read More

“For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39 (ESV)

I found this short little article to be quite encouraging:

http://theblazingcenter.com/2016/08/13-reasons-you-are-precious-to-god.html

Blessings on your day,

Pastor Greg