Flexing Your Memory Muscle – by Troy Bayne

In March, the LCC elders challenged us, as a church, to memorize scripture over the next year.  I was excited because I have seen this practice spur on my own spiritual growth in the past.  Colossians 3:1-17 was the passage we were asked to work on and I started memorizing with a fervor.  At about…

“Uncage the lion.”–by Bob Sieh

I have been reading and rereading the book, Saving Euthychus: How to preach God’s word and keep people awake.  In it the author quotes the 19th-century preacher Charles Spurgeon who said that “‘. . . we need to defend the Bible about as much as we need to defend a lion.’ A much better strategy…

Family Camp June 22nd-24th

Register now for Family Camp! Parents and kids connect each evening for meals, lessons, worship, and games.  Join us – as a family – and discover together what it means to be part of Jesus’ One Big Body. If you have a child between the ages of 4 years old and an upcoming 5th grader, this…

I’d Rather Have Jesus

Listening to this old hymn as I drove early this morning I was stirred in my soul. I was struck again with the reality of the ongoing battle we face daily as believers caught between desiring life’s blessings and the hope of eternity with Jesus. As a church we are building a relationship with a…

“Tell me again how much you love me….”

Our preaching team just finished almost 10 months of preaching from the Gospel According to John. In over forty years of preaching this was the longest sermon series in which I have been involved. It was broken up a little by a couple of short series on different subjects. Special days of the year, like…