Connecting Point: Spring 2020
March 29th, 2020
DONATEWhat to Donate to the Connecting Point right now:Canned meat, Canned fruits, Toothbrush/toothpaste, toilet paper, bread, hearty soups, cleaning sanitizers and sanitizing wipesHow to DonateDROP-O...  Read More
Grief in a Time of Uncertainty
March 27th, 2020
What Is Happening Right Now?Day to day, things are changing. We are losing vital contact and human connection. People are losing jobs and income is dwindling. Businesses are losing customers and reven...  Read More
Church Online: Preparing for Communion
March 26th, 2020
ElementsPlease gather these items prior to Sunday if you will choose to join us in Communion. This doesn’t have to be fancy or precise. Find whatever elements you can and join us!Bread: Consider takin...  Read More
Cultivating Contentment
March 20th, 2020
No Quick FixesUsually, there aren’t quick fixes to complicated problems. And any promises of such things should be met with a fair amount of skepticism. At least, that seems to be among the convention...  Read More
Fighting for Joy: Psalm 42
February 25th, 2020
“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him. My salvation and my God. My soul is cast down within me; therefore I remember you…”P...  Read More
A Creative Approach to "Psalms: Songs of the Saints"
February 20th, 2020
The Psalms are a collection of creative expressions that model for us the wide range of emotions that are felt by God’s people, seeking to trust in the Lord amidst life in a broken and sinful world. T...  Read More
The Purpose of Parables
January 28th, 2020
A common definition of a parable is “an earthly story with a heavenly meaning” (Barclay & others).Depending on how you evaluate, the Good Book contains somewhere between 40 and 60 parables. Most of th...  Read More
Pursuing Clarity in 2020
January 27th, 2020
It seems the buzz word for 2020 is “CLARITY,” no doubt inspired by 20/20 perfect vision. I don’t think I’m alone in craving what this word gives. In our increasingly divided culture, fast-paced lives,...  Read More
Personality Types and God's Grace
January 23rd, 2020
By Dorian Watson“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, t...  Read More
Wisdom from Culture Shock: Earthly Sojourner, Kingdom Citizen
January 15th, 2020
Have you ever felt so out of place that you were reminded of being back in middle school? You know that super awkward feeling that you just don’t fit in, and you are way too aware of your every moveme...  Read More
What is Your Life?
January 2nd, 2020
As a mom, I have found that the demands of this very chaotic life have shaken me to evaluate how I manage my days.In Ephesians 5:15-16, Paul urges, “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but...  Read More
Medical Mission Team Travels to Peru
November 14th, 2019
This past August, we sent a team to Puerto Rico to serve the church there. Now, we are sending a team of 14 to Lima, Peru, today (November 15, 2019) on a medical missions trip. The purpose of this tri...  Read More