Therefore, everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. - Matthew 7:24 MPCYouth as just started a new series on what it means to, “Make your faith your own.” For the next four weeks we will be talking about what our lives should look like when you say, “My relationship with Jesus is mine. It is not my parent’s, my church’s, or any church leader.” I’m so excited to start having this conversation because
Dear Beloved, I write this as I’m preparing for my sabbatical which begins Monday February 4th. What this means for you all is that I will be unavailable for a period of time extending through May 7th. I will not be answering calls, e-mails, or even visits to my home. This will seem shocking to some. As I shared during the sabbatical forums, pastoral ministry has the tendency to be messy. While I’m one of your pastors, I also share in full relationship with many of you.
Our All-Church Retreat is coming up in less than a month! From Friday, February 15th until Sunday the 17th, we will be at the Harvey Cedars Bible Conference Center in Harvey Cedars, NJ. Our speaker will be Rev. Tim Doering who will be talking to us about Spiritual Alignment. If you are trying to decide if it will fit your family's schedule, here are 6 Reasons to attend the Spiritual Growth Retreat at Harvey Cedars next Month: 1. FEEL the presence of God. In a post retreat
It is a little early, but the words, “L'amour de Dieu est folie!” are actually an Easter Liturgy commonly used in France. From what I have read it was common in France to share it as a greeting with anyone you passed on Easter day. It was also written on buildings, busses and all about town. I stumbled upon these words recently as I was reading through, “The Furious Longing of God” by Brennon Manning. It was such a wonderful reminder that the love God has for us is so vast an