Messages from November 2022

Filled to Follow

As we move from Thanksgiving into the Christmas season, we’re reminded of the name of Jesus both prophesied by Isaiah and also the name which the angel instructed Joseph to give to Mary’s child; Immanuel – God with us. This is a tremendous name that helps describe and understand more fully who God is.  He is the God who is with us.  This name for Jesus perfectly explains who Jesus truly was – God in the flesh.  However, that name…

Root of Gratitude

This Thursday, we celebrate Thanksgiving.  It’s important for us to take time to reflect on our lives and to give thanks for the many blessings that we have.  No matter what season of life we may find ourselves in, no matter how challenging our circumstances, there is always something to be thankful for. This is especially true when we shift our focus from our circumstances to Christ and see more clearly who He is and all that He has done…

The Fallen Risen

So this morning, hopefully we all remembered to fall back one hour.  We were reminded last week of how important it is to keep moving forward in life.  After all, there’s no turning back! However, there is a risk in moving forward.  It’s far more of a risk for some of us than it is for others.  How many here have a tendency to be a bit clumsy? Moving forward presents a fall risk.  Usually falling is a downward motion,…