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Bible Book of the Month: Jonah
The book of Jonah is one of the best examples of storytelling in the Bible.
Jonah was commanded by God (1:1-2) to warn Nineveh the capitol city of Assyria, his enemy, of its great evil. Jonah, however, instead of going east fled west, boarding a ship heading to Tarshish in what is now Spain.
In the third chapter of Jonah, God gives Jonah a second chance. (God’s known for doing that, by the way.) “The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time, saying, “Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you.” Jonah 3:1-2 Watch our “1…Read More
This is our second week in the Book of Jonah. When we last saw Jonah, he was sinking… now he gets swallowed by a giant fish. Things are still going downhill, getting darker. What do we do when that happens? “I called to the LORD out of my distress, and he answered me; out of…Read More
It’s the beginning of a new month and therefore the start of a new Bible Book of the Month series! Doug and his Jonah doll will take to the pulpit to begin our journey into the Book of Jonah, where we find Jonah is not thrilled with his tasking to visit “enemies” to tell them…Read More
Everyone has seen the images of the flooding and devastation that is being left in Texas and Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Numerous people have contacted the church asking how they can respond or what the church might do to help our fellow citizens. Here is some information we hope you’ll find helpful.…Read More
9/3 Sailing Away From God Jonah 1.1-16, Psalm 139.1-12 9/10 When You Hit Bottom, Look Up Jonah 1.17-2:10 9/17 The Joy of a Second Chance Jonah 3.1-10, Luke 11.29-32 9/24 Disappointed By Success Jonah 4.1-11, Mark 3.1-6 The book of Jonah is one of the best examples of storytelling in the Bible. Jonah was commanded…Read More
Doug continues our trip through the Book of Daniel, asking “Where is God when the fire is blazing?” Join us this week for scripture and a message that apply well to our times. “If our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire and out of your hand,…Read More
On this page you’ll find the full letter from the Search Team, which includes background information on Luke Stehr, who is unanimously recommended to fill the new Pastor of Students and Spiritual Formation position. Here are some of the events for the weekend when you can meet him: Friday, August 18, 6:00 p.m. Luke will…Read More
Doug’s first message in the series on the Book of Daniel will help us understand how this Old Testament book will help us today with living in challenging times. NOTE: no 8:00 service this week! “Please test your servants for ten days. Let us be given vegetables to eat and water to drink. You can…Read More