Pastor Cary's Thoughts

March 2015

Mar 18

Keeping a Grudge...It's Costly

Last Sunday the words Jesus spoke in Matthew 6:14-15 were shared: [Jesus said,] “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” A couple of people have asked clarification about this verse. As I said...
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Mar 13

Spring Elective Descriptions: Part 4

Below are the final two electives that are being offered in the Spring Semester (April 12 - May 31). I AM will take place on Sunday mornings at 10:45 AM. The Measure of a Man will be offered on Sunday afternoons at 3:30 PM. In these 8 studies, Dan Lebo will lead a discussion on the "I AM" statements of Jesus.  In the...
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Mar 12

Spring Elective Descriptions: Part 3

Below you will find two more Electives that are being offered in the Spring. The Spring Semester starts April 12 and ends on May 31. There are 8 sessions in this semester. The events that took place in Jesus' final week of life...Palm Sunday, the Last Supper, the trial before Pilate, Jesus' death and his resurrection...are foundational to our...
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Mar 11

Spring Elective Descriptions: Part 2

Below you will find two more Electives that are being offered in the Spring. The Spring Semester starts April 12 and ends on May 31. There are 8 sessions in this semester.  If Christians are "saved by grace" (and they are!), totally apart from good works, what difference does it make if we do good or not? In this Elective, which...
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Mar 10

Spring Elective Descriptions: Part 1

Below you will find two of the Electives that are being offered in the Spring Semester (April 12-May 31). Both of these Electives will take place on Sunday mornings at 9 AM. Each Elective has 8 sessions. Are you devoted to your church but still struggling to find passion in your journey with Christ? You love your family, work hard, make...
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Mar 9

Elective Schedule for Spring 2015

I am excited about the Electives (small Bible study groups) being offered during the Spring Semester. Some of the Elective topics appeal to seasoned believers and some are designed for new believers and/or someone just beginning to discover who God is. No matter which topic you choose, you will be thrust into God's Word and encouraged to follow...
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Mar 5

Jesus & Small Groups

Disciples of Christ are made in small groups. They are not mass produced. Jesus is the one who set that example. To make disciples, he chose 12 men who would be his closest companions. He taught them not only through lessons but by sharing life with them. Disciples are still made in that same fashion today. It happens when people share life with...
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