Weekly Message- Jonah Ch.3

3:1-5 God again commands Jonah to go to Nineveh to proclaim the message of God. This time, Jonah obeys God and goes to Nineveh. Nineveh was so huge that it required three days to get through it and reach the city. Jonah pronounces eight words that are recorded and the Ninevites believed. They started to…

Weekly Message- Jonah Ch. 2

Chapter 2 is a prayer by Jonah to God from inside the fish.  2:1-3 Jonah praises God for delivering him from the sea and providing the fish which saved him. He recognizes that God heard his prayer and his cry for help and God answered by providing the fish to save him. Jonah also realizes…

Parables of Jesus (Lamp on a Stand)

When Jesus spoke to the people, he spoke many times in parables. Parables are fictional stories used to portray a truth. Jesus used many parables in his teachings and many of them are familiar to us. Throughout the year, we are going to go on a journey through these parables to discover the meaning and…

Weekly Message- Jonah Ch.1

Jonah Background:  793-753 B.C.  The name Jonah means “dove” and this book is one of the only prophets that does not have to do with Israel or Judah. This prophetic book is about a great city called Nineveh and they were enemies of Israel.  Chapter 1 1:1-3 Nineveh was an enemy city of Israel so…

Frozen 2: Powers of the Holy Spirit

As with almost everything in life, biblical themes and story lines can be picked out of movies whether they were put there intentionally or not. There are always little hints that could point to a Scripture or a story line that follows a similar pattern found in the Bible. Intentional or not, references can be…

New Year's Resolution: Pray Big

As 2019 comes to a close and 2020 begins, it is a great opportunity to reflect and think about the past year. The past year may have been the best year of your life, or it may have been the worst. Wherever you are in life, you can make this year the best year of…

The Story of the Bible (Revelation)

We have come to the conclusion of our Story of the Bible series. It has been an amazing journey. We started in Genesis and have worked our way through the entire Bible, pointing out the big and small storylines and how it all connects to Jesus. As we have worked our way through the New…

The Celebration of Christmas

Christmas has always been one of my favorite holidays. With all the family, gifts, and food that is around this time of year, how could it not be? It is easy to forget the real reason for the season. We celebrate the birth of Christ on Christmas day and as I have read over and…