God’s Plans Are Better

Nick MartineauBlog

God’s Plans Are Better For months and months, we have worked together on the Raising More Hope People Campaign. At the writing of this letter our church family has, through money given, plus a conservative … Read More

God of Second Chances

Nick MartineauBlog

God of Second Chances A number of years ago when I was in college, I got a ticket for having expired license plate tags. It was my second ticket in two years for that particular … Read More

Race Day

Nick MartineauBlog

Race Day Have you ever started something you weren’t quite sure how to finish? A few years ago, my wife talked me into running a half-marathon. I’m not a runner and never have been, yet … Read More

Relationships Take Work

Nick MartineauBlog

Relationships Take Work Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 Relationships are hard work. It doesn’t take much reading of the scriptures to … Read More

You Can’t Take It With You

Nick MartineauBlog

You Can’t Take It With You I recently read the true account of a very wealthy man that passed away in Chicago. After his passing, his family buried him sitting behind the wheel of his … Read More

Prayer & Preparation

Nick MartineauBlog

Prayer & Preparation As a church, we are using these next few weeks to move toward our Raising More Hope Feb. 3rd Pledge Card weekend. It’s a big step of faith as together we try … Read More

Giving With A Smile

Pam HowlandBlog

Giving With A Smile “You must each make up your own mind as to how much you should give.  Don’t give unwillingly or in response to pressure.  For God loves the person who gives cheerfully.  … Read More

“Ahhhhhhhhh!”

Steve WeldonBlog

“Ahhhhhhhhh!” Growing up, every year on Christmas morning, when I was chomping at the bit to open my presents under the tree, my Dad would always make us first all gather around and he would … Read More

Growing Our Special Needs Ministry

Nick MartineauBlog

Growing Our Special Needs Ministry This past weekend in our services, we looked at the angel’s words to the shepherds in Luke 2:10, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great … Read More

Achieving Peace

Nick MartineauBlog

Achieving Peace Recently, after sitting with a friend who is walking through a particularly difficult situation, I thought of the words in Jeremiah 6:14: “They dress the wound of my people as though it were … Read More