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  • Dec4Tue

    Matt’s Morsel - December 2018

    December 4, 2018

    The 3 year olds through the 12th grade students are practicing diligently as they prepare to present an exciting Christmas musical called, “How the Grinch found the Christ in Christmas.” The youth will be performing this during our worship service on Sunday, December 16. The movie of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” was...

  • Nov2Fri

    Matt’s Morsel - November 2018

    November 2, 2018

    The holidays are quickly approaching, and I am looking forward to spending some quality time with my family and friends. Growing up I always had my family by my side, but now that my brother and sister have grown up they have moved a few hours away. I might see them once every month or two. Thankfully during the holiday season we usually get...

  • Aug6Mon

    Matt’s Morsel – August 2018

    August 6, 2018

    I sit and write this article the night after our Summer Zone closing celebration. I am amazed by all of you committed, dedicated, and hard working youth ministry servants. We had an awesome week of ministry as we averaged around 150 youth per night with around 70 adults helping out throughout the week. I love Summer Zone, and I love ministry,...

  • Jul1Sun

    Summer Zone time is here!

    July 1, 2018

    Summer Zone time is here, and it is going to be a sweet one this year. Our theme is based on the movie, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” we are calling it, “The Sweet Factory and the Search for the Golden Ticket.” The Bible verse for our theme will be Psalm 34:8, which says, “Taste and see that the Lord is...

  • Christians have always been on the forefront of communication technology. I know what you're thinking: "yeah, right!" But bear with me for a moment.

    When we look in the pages of the New Testament, we see the writings of St. Paul. Do you know what he was writing with? A pen. Do you know what he was writing on? Paper (technically papyrus, but you...

  • The saying goes, “If you don’t have something good to say about someone else, then don’t say anything at all.” The words we speak to others are powerful. In Hawk Nelson’s song, “Words,” he wants us to understand the impact our words have on others. You can check the lyrics out on the internet. There is...

  • There are two Passages of Scripture that help us glean the healthy elements required in having a healthy Church.

    The passages referred to are: The Great Commandment, and The Great Commission!

    Matthew 22:37-40 Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first...

  • Apr2Mon

    Four Priorities for Church Unity

    April 2, 2018
  • I believe it means being committed to excellence in whatever area in life it may be. Excellence requires all out commitment in order to be your best. No matter whether it is music, art, sports, acting, writing, academics, or whatever it may be in life, one thing is for sure, God wants us to give Him our best in our everyday lives. In Genesis...

  • Mar1Thu

    Matt’s Morsel – March 2018

    March 1, 2018

    I am really looking forward to the next couple of months even though they will be very busy. In March I will be taking five 6th-8th grade students to the Christ In Youth Believe youth conference in Springfield, Illinois along with four other adults. The following weekend I will be taking eleven 4th-6th grade students to the Christ In Youth...