April 29, 2018
One of America's favorite and most moving hymns was written by Tommy Dorsey, who was born in Georgia, moved to Chicago, where he was a Blues band leader, and wrote this heart-felt piece on the death of his beloved wife, Nettie. Another moving song, written by Dorsey was "Peace in the Valley." You will not want to miss the story of how this music was written which will be the basis for the message on Sunday.
April 22, 2018,
"When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you." ~ Shannon L. Alder
April 15, 2018,
"Did not our hearts burn within us on the road when he opened to us the scriptures?" Luke: 24:32
The account of Jesus' appearance to the two disciples on the Road to Emmaus is most didactic in terms of what it can teach us about the meaning of the resurrection and how it affects our lives today. While the resurrection is a message about Jesus' triumph over death and the grave, it is also a message about its implications for the here and now.
April 1, 2018
Now on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was yet dark, and saw the stone had been rolled away. John 10: 1.
Humankind is always marveling at something new, things we find compelling. It was Columbus, then the harnessing of the steam engine. More lately, its the computers, and every form of technology. Man has always reached beyond himself to some new frontier. But the truth is nothing has impacted human life like the Resurrection. We are Easter People, those who share the joy of the Risen Christ. But what does the Empty Tomb mean in your life?
Here are three important meanings of the Empty Tomb:
I. PAST FAILURES CAN BE ERASED.
II. LIFE'S CHALLENGES CAN BE
III. DEATH IS OVERCOME WITH
March 25, 2018,
And those who went before him and those who followed, cried out, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord." Mark 11: 9.
This Sunday is Palm Sunday, and while we know the outlines of the story, have we ever considered the details? Why did events unfold as they did and what was the meaning of each event? The events of the week are nothing less than "Jaw Dropping."
We will cover such focus points as: