A Quick Word

A weekly blog allowing our leaders to share what
that the Lord has placed on their hearts.

Happiest Man In The Kingdom

"Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love." 1 John 4:8 There is a story that I have shared twice in the past week when talking to people about the Gospel. I think it might be something God has put on my heart so I would like to share it with you all... Once Upon a time there was a powerful King, he had everything he could ever want servants, title, respect, power, riches, etc., but he was not happy. His “friends,” advisors, and servants did everything they could to cheer him up, but all in vain. On a particularly sad day the King decided he must be sick because he was always sad. He called all the Kingdom’s best doctors to come and heal him. One after the other these d

Thoughts...

As you’re reading this, I’m likely in my car driving to upstate New York to officiate a wedding for one of the adult children of this church. I’ve always liked long drives – it reminds of the saying that ‘the windshield is bigger than the rear view mirror for a very good reason.’ So let me take a look at what’s coming and describe for you a little about the landscape. This week we saw the beginning of our Small Group Purpose Driven Ministry. With 15 different groups meeting in homes and at the church, 6 out of 7 days of the week, and over 130 people involved, I’m excited to watch God work. On Sunday October 1st, our worship theme will be ‘Fellowship,’ and we will be commissioning 6 S

40 Days of Purpose

Friends, All around our church building, on our website and in our recent communications you are being invited to join in our 40 day All-Church Spiritual Growth Campaign. You may be asking, why 40 days? In Scripture it is clear that God considers 40 days to be a spiritually significant time period. In fact, in the Bible, many times God wanted to prepare people for his purposes, He took 40 days. For instance: Moses’ life was transformed by 40 days on Mount Sinai. David was transformed by Goliath’s 40-day challenge. The city of Nineveh was transformed in 40 days. Jesus was prepared for ministry after spending 40 days in the desert. The disciples were prepared for Pentecost by 40 days with

Starving

It has been a prayer of mine recently that all of us would feel a sense of starving. A starving for the God of the Universe, for the Jesus who loved us so much, and for the Spirit who changes lives. It is hard to stay aware of our spiritual hunger. The demands of life keep us from thinking about how hungry we are for the things of God. C. S. Lewis tells a story of an atheist professor who wandered into an ancient history museum and sat contemplating mortality. He began to wonder what the purpose of everything was when all that was ever left of those ancient men were pieces of clay pots and rain-washed statues. The professor began to consider the possibility of something more than the mater

Harvey Relief

Hello Friends, Loved Ones, and Worshipers at Media Presbyterian Church, The devastation of Hurricane Harvey has grieved us all and as the body of Christ, our compassion reaches to those suffering from this disaster. Continue to fervently pray for those directly impacted and ask that the Holy Spirit will bring a peace that surpasses understanding and total healing to all. Below you will find information about ways you can contribute to relief efforts. Visit the Presbytery of Philadelphia website and and see how they are assisting with Harvey Relief (below is taken directly from their site). If you prefer more local contributions, see the graphic to the left. Our prayers are with Texas, and

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