Imperfect Christmas – Family (Luke 2:4-5)

MOTIVATE If you could spend time with any person in our family, who would you spend it with? Start with the Pastor… no, we hear him talk every week. Alethia would be a wonderful starting point. She’s full of truth with her intelligence from reading over a hundred books each year. She’s a quiet spirit,…

Share Jesus like Papa Joe & Mama Mar Bear

When Joseph & Mary received the announcement they were going to have a child, it was quite a shock. Joseph would become a husband and a papa in a matter of weeks. Mary would become a teen wife and mama bear immediately! While the news was somewhat exciting, it was also frightening. Their child would…

Christmas is for Keeping Promises (Matthew 1)

AUDIO:  MOTIVATE December, and the months before are a time of waiting​ ​for​ ​Christmas. ​​Quick vote with hands:​ ​ –       How​ ​many​ ​you​ ​can’t​ ​stand​ ​to​ ​wait​ ​on​ ​Christmas? –       How​ ​many​ ​of​ ​you​ ​as​ ​kids​ ​feel​ ​like​ ​it​ takes​ ​Christmas for-ev-er to arrive?!?​ ​ –       How​ ​many​ ​of you​ ​secretly​ ​unwrapped​ ​and​ ​rewrapped​ ​your​…