I’m excited we’re going somewhere together at First Assembly Community Ministries! We’re moving toward greater freedom in Christ through a six week spiritual campaign called “Free*”. This will happen primarily in three ways–1. Sunday morning messages will all be related to the subject of being free in Christ.2. Life Groups–all our small group ministries are following the Free* curriculum and … Read More
Maybe it started when church services were first transmitted over the radio or when preachers came to television, but today’s online churchgoers are repeating an old question: Why should I come to church when I can just livestream it? I’m an advocate of our own church’s livestreaming. Indeed, we see often a few hundred IP’s that either watch our services … Read More
Yesterday’s time in worship and prayer followed this message on what is happening when we worship and pray together. Leaning heavily on Acts 4:23-31 and Revelation 4 & 5, this message considers what the nature of worship and prayer is and how it is that heaven and earth sometimes overlap and interlock. Check it out and pray with me for … Read More
This last Sunday featured a message about how the Holy Spirit is available to everyone, no matter what age they are. Check it out and also see in the video below an amazing worship set, featuring children, youth and adults worshiping and bringing glory to God across the generations!
This last Sunday, we focused on the power of the Holy Spirit. Jesus promises his disciples power as he leaves them because the power of the resurrection will begin invading and changing everything. The power behind the resurrection is the Holy Spirit–the One who makes Jesus to live again, and the one who animates believers to have the abundant life … Read More
As a pastor I sometimes find myself in conversations with people who are looking to find perspective about the issues that have begun to crowd their lives. Just like the people who might be stuck in a traffic jam on the roads in the picture here to the left, it would be helpful to be able to be lifted up … Read More
A couple weeks back I posted a blog called, “Visioneering“. It was one of the most well-read blogs I have written up to this point! I planned when I wrote it that I would visit the four components of the strategic plan we’ve written for First Assembly here. Next Sunday, April 3 at 6:30PM, we’ll be having the first of … Read More