Job, the Present-Day Sufferer

In my quiet time lately, I’ve been reading through the book of Job.  When was the last time you read this book?  It is a pretty long book (forty-two chapters!), but it’s well worth the read.  Job, a righteous man, asks perennial questions:  Why do bad things happen to good people?  Where is God in the midst of undeserved suffering?  Those questions are as relevant today as they were thousands of years ago, when the book of Job was written.

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Preview: Who Needs to be Baptized?

In Matthew 3:13-17, Jesus appears on the scene as an adult – and his first action is to be baptized by John at the Jordan River.  Does this situation seem strange to you at all?  It sure did to John the Baptist!  What does this story have to say about our involvement in the mission of Christ?  Come worship with us on Sunday, and we’ll investigate together.

–Pastor David

One year since the earthquake in Haiti

Where were you exactly one year ago?  If you had been in Haiti, you most certainly would remember.  On January 12, 2010, a very powerful earthquake shook this island nation to its core, and the world rallied to respond to desperate human need.  Even though great need still exists there today, the world has mostly moved on to other news items.  What does this say about our culture?

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