Independent Messages

What Is Your Mission?

Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. (Genesis 2:7) …for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God… (Romans 3:23) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone,…

Celebrating God’s Amazing Work at Eastwood (2018)

10 While Samuel was sacrificing the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to engage Israel in battle. But that day the Lord thundered with loud thunder against the Philistines and threw them into such a panicthat they were routed before the Israelites. 11 The men of Israel rushed out of Mizpah and pursued the Philistines, slaughtering them along the way to…

By His Wounds We Are Healed

But he was pierced for our transgressions,     he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him,     and by his wounds we are healed. (Isaiah 53:5)   Hear my cry, O God;     listen to my prayer. (Psalm 61:1)   You are the God who performs miracles;     you display your power…

Mother’s Day: Growing to Maturity in Christ

This will continue until we all come to such unity in our faith and knowledge of God’s Son that we will be mature in the Lord, measuring up to the full and complete standard of Christ. Then we will no longer be immature like children. We won’t be tossed and blown about by every wind of…

Easter Sunday: There Is No Hope Without Christ

“…remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.” (Ephesians 2:12-13) “Jesus left the…