Jesus and those little political signs

Hello church family, this is Pastor Phil.  If you drive through any local neighborhood, you’ll find those little, plastic political signs skewered into your neighbor’s lawns. With each sign that person is declaring who they think would be the best person for a political office. You can actually make a game out of locating theContinue reading “Jesus and those little political signs”

Freedom in Christ

Hello church family, this is Pastor Phil-  Our reading this Sunday is from Matthew 11:28-29 (you can read the whole chapter here!) Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest forContinue reading “Freedom in Christ”

What is Jesus worth to you?

What is knowing Jesus Christ worth to you? But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, inContinue reading “What is Jesus worth to you?”

Would Jesus Choose That?

Sometimes church families get so busy doing churchy kind of stuff that we often forgot what this is all about. That is Jesus. Jesus is the reason for a church family to be together, for us to meet and spend time together, for us to listen to His words, meditate on them and receive hisContinue reading “Would Jesus Choose That?”

How To Survive When Your Life Falls Down

I’m always struck be the scene of devastation that happens after an earthquake. Buildings, offices and homes that seemed solid and dependable crumbling before your very eyes, leaving people with nothing. In many of the cities in California, it’s different. After experiencing the devastation caused by earthquakes the architects created buildings that have a strongContinue reading “How To Survive When Your Life Falls Down”