ACC Work Party at Quaker Cove

Thank you to all who came out and contributed to the work day at Quaker Cove last Saturday. What an incredible time! 50 volunteers showed up, and saved the caretakers literally months of work, ranging from landscaping to construction, to plumbing. But the real benefit was the time getting to work together, building bonds and…

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Easter: What’s it Really All About?

Join us Sunday! Breakfast 8:30am, Easter service 10am. New life? New beginnings? Spring coming after winter? Light after the darkness? Life after death? Bunnies? Eggs? As a holiday, Easter seems nice, comfortable, and heart-warming. But in the story of that first Easter, we are met with skepticism, followed by absolute terror, followed by incredible joy.…

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Sounds N’ Tastes Pics

What an incredible evening! Here are a few highlights: Anthony’s drum solo followed by him running to the front of the stage, pulling off his scarf, and tossing it to his girlfriend… Then, a few minutes later taking it back and returning it to his mother. Priceless. Kids clamoring around Patrick as he attempts to…

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The Quest – An Allegory from Romans 10

This Post was originally published almost exactly a year ago as part of a sermon on Romans 10. Given the theme of Advent, here is a refresher. The following is an allegorical poem written to illustrate a sermon based on Romans 10:5-13. Click Here to listen to the entire message. The Quest (c) 2013 By Michael…

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How Romans Changed Me

After 20 months in Romans, what have we learned? More importantly, how has it changed us? Personally, having to preach through this book has been a blessing that I wish everyone could experience. I view the Gospel with greater respect and power. I view myself differently in many ways. I view my spouse differently. I view…

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Your Wife’s Need for Security (and What Does That Even Mean Anyway?)

We all have desires and needs, and when two people join their lives together in a marriage – along with their unique desires and needs – there is a recipe for conflict. But the thing that continually surprises me, something I have to keep reminding myself of, is that conflict is not my (our) enemy.…

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M22 This Thursday!

M22 Marriage Night is now on the first Thursday of the month. Last month Mike & Dawn proved that they were the Royal Couple of the month. This month it could be you. Thursday March 6th 7-8:30pm snacks and child care provided. This month’s theme “The reason hiding in her “unreasonable” reaction.”  

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Non-Conformity, Transformation & Renewal

Romans 12:1-2 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what…

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