My Oh My!

To quote the late Dave Niehaus who was the voice of the Seattle Mariners as a broadcaster:  “My Oh My!” No, I’m not talking about home runs, but I am talking about our current series with Rennie Showers, “What on Earth Is God Doing?”  While the impact may not feel as exhilarating as a home run, Rennie’s … [Read more…]

Church Family Updates

Just a few updates and reminders 1.     PRAY for Youcef—our Iranian brother in Christ who is facing execution for his refusal to recant his faith in Christ as well as other false charges against him.  I urge you to  go to this website:  for  more information and opportunity to respond Above all, let’s pray for Youcef … [Read more…]

Christ in you and learning to abide in Him!

Dear Church Family, “I am the Vine, you are the branches….” (John 15:5) “Christ lives in me….” (Gal. 2:20) “Christ in you, the hope of glory.” (Col. 1:27) The spiritual reality of this union is absolutely astounding.  Maybe the better word is “incomprehensible,” even “mystifying,” as it describes the union between Christ and His betrothed … [Read more…]

Doris Cox Memorial Service

Dear Church Family, As most or all of you have heard, Doris Cox was peacefully ushered in to the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ early Tuesday morning, September 6th.  The memorial service for Doris will be on Saturday, September 17th at 1:00 here at the church. George and the rest of the … [Read more…]


Dear Church Family, Everybody is starting to feel that hint of summer—and it sure feels good doesn’t it?  Our mission’s team in Spain reports temperatures in the 90’s and up to 105 the other day (but no complaints!).   This week they have been very busy in English Camp and squeezed in a trip to a … [Read more…]

Who is Enemy #1

Dear Church Family, Enemy #1. . . .The FBI has their list, local authorities have theirs, Homeland Security as theirs. . .but who is our “Enemy #1”?  Some would say that we are our own worst enemy, or in other words, we ourselves  are enemy #1.  It might seem this is the truth, but that … [Read more…]

Practicing What is Preached

Dear Church Family, So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you. Beyond all these things put … [Read more…]

The End of the World As We Know It

Dear Church Family,It’s coming.The end of the world as we know it is coming.Well, according to Harold Camping the end of the world is more imminent than we know!  I do believe the time is near, but how near is the question.  The problem is, we just don’t know when—though Camping is convinced that this … [Read more…]