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John 9:35-10:19 Proving Ground One of the most interesting aspects regarding Jesus’ encounter with the blind man is that Jesus proves the man before he confirms him.  Jesus offers the man no prayer for salvation, no date and signature on a document t... Keep Reading

Why Love Cancels Cancel Culture

March 5, 2021 by: Kevin Burkholder

Last Sunday I gave an example of "cancel culture" where a college denied a young man entrance for things he had posted on social media a couple years before. In "cancel culture" humans focus on one shameful act and use it as fuel to cancel that person from their organ... Keep Reading

True Discipleship - Part 2

February 19, 2021 by: Doug Knox

John 9:8-16 Discipleship and Division  Jesus and Division Jesus divided men.  His message continues to divide them.  Therefore, we should not be surprised when we face the same reaction to Jesus’ words and deeds in our day.  In ... Keep Reading

True Discipleship - Part 1

February 12, 2021 by: Doug Knox

John 9:1-7 A Foregone Conclusion Discipleship: Belief with Strings Attached  If you attend church, listen to Christian radio, or read Christian blogs, you probably have heard someone mention discipleship.  As in, “There are Christians, and then... Keep Reading

I am an American citizen. I am a combat veteran. I am a patriot. I love my country.   These are some of the reasons it is so painful for me to see the greatest country to ever exist being brought to its knees from within. The moral fabric of our nation is bein... Keep Reading

What Do You Think?

January 15, 2021 by: Kevin Burkholder

What do you think? Last Sunday night at Church Family Worship we looked at Colossians 3:1-2. They say this: "If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on ... Keep Reading

Happy New Year?

January 8, 2021 by: Debbie Ramsey

Well it is a new year. Will it be a happy one? Chances are we will see an end to COVID which will make it end happier than it started, but there are no guarantees. After all, the new year is just another movement on the hand of the clock. It will mean graduation for s... Keep Reading

Mary’s Magnificat

December 23, 2020 by: Doug Knox

Luke 1:39-56 The Prequel to Mary’s Magnificat Eleven hundred years before Mary spoke her Magnificat, a Hebrew peasant woman named Hannah celebrated another miraculous birth.  Hannah was one of two wives to a man named Elkanah.  Family perpetuat... Keep Reading

“We write this to make our joy complete.”    -John As I was reading in 1st John this phrase struck me. “We write this to make our joy complete.” John had just finished telling his readers that he saw Jesus with his own eyes... Keep Reading

Defeat, Not Failure

November 27, 2020 by: Doug Knox

Exodus 6:1-13 Experiencing Defeat Recently I suffered a defeat in my ministry that has left me wondering about my abilities, my direction, and even my calling.  Good friends gave me wise counsel, but while the wound is fresh, I concentrate on personal stud... Keep Reading