Sermon 10-15-17

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 10-15-17 “TRUE SIGHT” Real Sight Introduction—do you remember when you came to faith in Jesus Christ? Was it a distinct moment that you can recall a specific time and place or was it a more gradual coming to know him? I grew up in a Christian home with believing parents who led […]

Sermon 10-8-2017

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Pastor Edward Brouwer “QUESTIONS” Acts 8:26-39 Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch October 8 2017 Introduction—do you have questions about faith? Is it safe to ask those questions? How many of you have refrained from asking questions because you didn’t want to appear dumb or out of fear that someone would embarrass you? Many of you […]

Sermon 10-1-2017

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Pastor Edward Brouwer Acts 7:51 – 8:4 “Jesus and Stephen” Introduction—We’re all entitled to our opinions but we’re not entitled to our own facts. But even when we use facts we have a tendency to ignore some facts in favor of others that lend credence to our opinion or the narrative we are building. And […]

SERMON 9-24-17

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SERVING GOD’S PEOPLE  ACTS 6:1-7 Serving Servants Cultural and linguistic differences are bound to manifest in life and in churches in various ways. We are a collection of quirky personalities each with our own issues and baggage. Some qualities can be helpful and some not in community. I am reminded of a story about 8 […]

SERMON: 9-17-17

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Sermon 9-17-17 Acts 4:32 – 5:11 Great Power, Grace and Fear How many of you have ever experienced sleepwalking? When I was a kid I had this recurring dream, and I would wander through the house and into the bedrooms of my siblings and ask them questions and then wander out. At the end of […]

Sermon 9-10-2017

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 9-10-17 “The Name” Acts 4 The Name Introduction—we are continuing in our series in Acts and today we pick up the narrative of John and Peter in front of the religious authorities. The stage is set for a confrontation because Peter and John have performed a miracle in Christ’s name. The disciples […]

Sermon 9-3-2017

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 9-3-17 “Feast, Fire, Freedom” Acts 2 Feast, Fire, Freedom Introduction—the story of Pentecost in Acts lists Jews from all the known world from Spain to the Indus Valley. Northern Africa, Italy, Iraq and Iran, Turkey and Greece. Jews and God fearing Gentiles. This was the Jewish diaspora, Jews who had been either […]

Sermon 8-27-2017

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Pastor Edward Brouwer 8-27-17 “Good to Go” Acts 1:1-11 Good to Go Introduction—Today we are talking about the Ascension. It’s not an idea that we think about often. It’s related to monarchy and as a republic the idea is not a part of our regular conversation. I grew up in Canada, a parliamentary democracy whose […]

Serving at The Open Door

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Church Updates | No Comments

We had a great crew to cook and serve at The Open Door today in Waynesville!

NEW BIBLE STUDY

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Church Updates | No Comments

We will start a new bible study Wednesday nights beginning August 23rd.   Bob Dresdow will be leading  us in a DVD series called “Knowing Scripture” by R.C. Sproul.   We will meet at church from 6:30-8:00 pm, in the adult Sunday School room.