A Worship Service – Celebrating the Ascension of our Lord

PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP Today is Ascension Day, and that means that it is a day of great joy for all who believe that Christ rules the world and our lives. —Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison Christ’s ascension means that in heaven there is one who, knowing firsthand the experience of suffering and temptation, … Continue reading A Worship Service – Celebrating the Ascension of our Lord

A Helpful Sermon by Richard Pratt

Dr. Richard Pratt preaches on Genesis 12:1-3. Much has changed in our city over the past two weeks. Do you want to go back to the way things were before? If not, Genesis 12:1-3 offers us three things: Figure out in whom you are going to trust, get your expectations straight in this life, and … Continue reading A Helpful Sermon by Richard Pratt

In the Hands of a Loving Father – A Devotional for Good Friday

Today is called Good Friday. What a strange designation! On this day, we remember the execution of a supposed criminal who threatened the power brokers of his society. Thus, he needed to be eliminated. Notice the other hands that were involved in the cruel events of Good Friday. A perfectly innocent was delivered into the … Continue reading In the Hands of a Loving Father – A Devotional for Good Friday