I received word that David Rovenpara, beloved member of both Lakeshore and Oakland First Baptist, passed away on Tuesday. His caretaker spoke of how important church was to David. His kind, gentle, thoughtful spirit will be greatly missed. Join me … Continue reading Sad NewsContinue reading →
“Why Would the Spirit Lead Anyoneinto the Wilderness?” – by Dale Edmondson “And the Spirit immediately drove [Jesus] out into the wilderness.” (Mark 1:12) Why would the Spirit do that? And why to Jesus? Why to anyone?Yet Mark says that’s what happened: … Continue reading Lenten ReflectionContinue reading →
Our gifts to the America For Christ Offering are an expression of our faith and a demonstration of our resolve to “not become weary in doing good.”
It’s easy to claim our faith when we are on the mountain top, witnessing the supernatural power of God. It is much harder, but even more essential, to do so when we are in the thick of our daily lives.