Lenten Blog – 3/20/2018

  "[Love] is not irritable or resentful." - 1 Corinthians 13:5 When I read this verse, my first thought was of Vicki Portfolio.  I can't think of a time I've seen her when she wasn't cheerful and kind.  I wish I could say that I am always like that, but I must confess that I have my days when I'm...

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Lenten Blog – 3/19/2018

My 1-year-old son, Eli, likes to have things his way.  When he wants something, he goes and grabs it.  When someone tries to make him do something he doesn't want to do, like take a nap, he throws a tantrum... I mean a full-on, scream-his-head-off, throw stuff, throw-himself-to-the-ground, tantrum.  It's bad when 1-year-old acts like this, but it's expected.  When...

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Lenten Blog – 3/18/2018

I had a discussion with someone recently about pride. Pride is difficult concept today because it can have different meanings, some good and some bad. You can be prideful (meaning arrogant) or you can be proud of the work you've done (satisfied and pleased). You can be known as being a proud person (boastful) or you can be known as...

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Lenten Blog – 3/16/2018

Easter is getting closer and one of the ways I see this is in a perennial Lilly bulb that I planted 18 years ago. Here is a picture of the plant in front of the first building. The plant is looking like it can bloom in about a week or two. It usually blooms either the last week of March...

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Winter Jam

  When:  Sat., Jan 13, 4:30pm - 11pm Where: Meet at the church and we'll take the bus to Amalie Arena Cost: $15 Winter Jam is a massive Christian concert with several bands/musicians.  Some of the musicians that will be there are Skillet, Building 429, KB, Kari Jobe, Jodan Feliz, and comedian John Crist. For more information go to http://2018.jamtour.com/...

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Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Friday, October 14 Don't cook, pick up a delicious spaghetti dinner instead. On October 14 we are having a spaghetti dinner fundraiser. The dinner includes spaghetti, meat sauce, bread, salad, and a dessert. We are accepting a free-will donation for each meal. Click Here to Pre-Order Your Meal Today! The order page is our online donations page. On that page,...

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Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Friday, August 19   Don't cook, pick up a delicious spaghetti dinner instead.     On August 19 we are having a spaghetti dinner fundraiser. The dinner includes spaghetti, meat sauce, bread, salad, and a dessert. We are accepting a free-will donation for each meal. Click Here to Pre-Order Your Meal Today!   The order page is our online donations...

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Gathering Discussion: Service

John 13:12-15 “When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, “Do you understand what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to...

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