What Would Jesus Say About War?

Date: June 10, 2018

President Donald Trump set the internet ablaze with his Twitter account on January 3rd, when an official tweet went out that mentioned nuclear warfare.  While many people poked fun at the President's provocative bantering, just as many people were worried that strong rhetoric with North Korea might lead to a
2018-06-11T09:04:27+00:00 June 10th, 2018|

What Would Jesus Say About Guns?

Date: June 3, 2018

In former days, when we turned on the news broadcasts and learned about tragic deaths happening, it used to be about natural disasters:  a flood, a tornado, or an earthquake.  But more and more, we hear news reports of multiple deaths related to gun violence.  If we were fortunate to
2018-06-04T09:47:54+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|

Raising Children in the Footsteps of Jesus

Date: May 27, 2018

Report card season is a stressful time for children and young people.  They know that when they turn over the report card to their parents, it may bring positive encouragements or stinging punishments!  If God were to dispatch a report card to parents like you-- what kind of grades would
2018-05-29T13:25:24+00:00 May 27th, 2018|

The Way of Cain or Abel

Date: May 20, 2018

*Guest Speaker*   Many people have heard the names of "Cain" and "Abel", but do not genuinely understand the significance of their story in Genesis chapter 4, or the important spiritual insights that can be learned from their relationship with God and each other.  In this message from Sunday morning, guest
2018-05-21T10:50:13+00:00 May 20th, 2018|

A Monumental Marriage

Date: May 13, 2018

Most Christians know the story of Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to the church door in Germany.  But few Christians know something about Martin Luther's marriage to a former nun named Katie-- a monumental marriage that helped to transform the Christian culture and mindset regarding marriage.  In Ruth chapter
2018-05-14T09:42:38+00:00 May 13th, 2018|

A Daring Act of Faith

Date: May 6, 2018

Television viewers held their breath as stuntman-acrobat Nick Wallenda walked a high wire across Niagara Falls in 2012.  It was the first time in 112 years that such a daring act had been performed around the famous falls.  After a 25-minute walk, Nick safely made it from the American side
2018-05-10T09:49:04+00:00 May 6th, 2018|

A Chance Encounter (That Wasn’t Chance)

Date: April 29, 2018

When Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz met at RKO Radio Pictures in 1940, it was a chance encounter that would ultimately change television history.  This famous duo would go on to star in the hit-comedy "I Love Lucy".   In Ruth chapter two, the Bible describes a "chance" meeting between Ruth
2018-04-30T10:50:42+00:00 April 29th, 2018|

A Heartbreaking Homecoming

Date: April 22, 2018

One of the most famous pictures in American history-- the Navy sailor kissing the nurse in the white dress in Times Square-- was taken in the context of a joyful homecoming from World War 2.  In Ruth chapter one, we read about Naomi's homecoming-- one that was filled with sorrow,
2018-04-23T11:12:07+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|

Ruth: A Story of Romance and Redemption

Date: April 15, 2018

Millions of people use Amazon's "Kindle" reading device to download their favorite books.  When you visit the Kindle Store, you will discover an amazing array of romance genres:  historical romance, Amish romance, paranormal romance, Western romance, and many more.   In the Old Testament, the book of Ruth is given to
2018-04-16T11:02:40+00:00 April 15th, 2018|

Why Church Still Matters

Date: April 8, 2018

Pastor Day tells a humorous story of how he wandered around a Scranton festival for more than an hour-- eating and drinking and enjoying-- before he finally figured out what the event was actually about.  In a similar way, many people come to church because of the energy and excitement,
2018-04-09T10:34:19+00:00 April 8th, 2018|