Praise: “Hallowed Be Your Name”

This week we continue our series on prayer by looking at the next part of The Lord’s Prayer: “Hallowed Be Your Name.” Why is praise important for a healthy prayer life? Why does Jesus insert it here, before any petition or confession? Have a listen and consider the role of praise in your own life.

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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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