Pray for Family Fun Fest Follow-Up!

I praise God for the perfect weather and great opportunity to connect with families in our community at our very first Family Fun Fest at TJ High School this past Saturday. I thank the Lord for the good participation and incredible spirit of many in our church who...

Family Fun Fest: An Echo of Faith!

The Apostle Paul testified of the church in Thessalonica that “the word of the Lord” had echoed from them throughout their immediate region and their “faith in God” was known everywhere the apostle went  (1 Thess. 1:8). What a great testimony! And notice that it began...

What is a disciple-making church?

What is a disciple-making church? Towards the end of February, I attended a seminar held at Grace Church of Mentor, in Mentor, Ohio, and it was called “Sustaining a Disciple-Making Culture in Your Church.” The pastor, Tim Potter, led the seminar, and his...

“Life in Community” Review by Pastor Jon Dillon

Simply defined, a community is a group of people with common interests who live in a specific location.  You could then say that a church community is a group of people with a common faith in Christ who meet in a specific location.  But is this definition an adequate...

Invite Your One

In Luke 14, the Lord Jesus was attending a dinner given by a ruler of the Pharisees, and He took the occasion to teach them through two parables about humility and compassion in the kingdom of God.  Leading up to the parable of the Great Banquet, he gives these...