Christmas is more than a historical story, a cultural tradition, or just a church remembrance. Christmas is the time of year we celebrate Jesus, our Emmanuel, who came to earth to teach us how to live and through his sacrifice makes it possible for us to live with Him forever. While it can seem likeContinue reading “Sunday 12/19 – When Grace came Down (Titus 2:11-14)”
This Sunday is the Children’s Christmas program followed by this encouraging message by Pastor Chris to be faithful like a shepherd.
Dictionary.com defines “awesome” as an adjective. causing or inducing awe; inspiring an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, or fear: an awesome sight. exhibiting or marked by awe. Mary in the Christmas story had awesome faith and was chosen to be Jesus mother. She was willing to play a lead role in God’s plan even though sheContinue reading “Sunday 12/5 – Mary’s Awesome Faith”
Let’s start the Christmas season by looking at the role of Angels working out God’s plans and working in our lives. The greatest story ever told begins with an angel appearing to Mary and delivering news that God was doing a new thing and she was part of His plan. Come to Emmanuel this SundayContinue reading “Sunday 11/28 God Sent an Angel”
It’s been a hard year and you might not be that excited about Thanksgiving. When we take our eyes off ourselves and focus on the Lord are hearts are encouraged and we are inspired to feel and act thankful as part of our daily walk with God. Come to Emmanuel this Sunday to be encouragedContinue reading “Sunday 11/21 – A Time for Thanks”
It’s absolutely amazing that the God who created us and can save us from sin also offers us rewards in this life and the life to come. Come to Emmanuel Baptist Church this Sunday to be encouraged by God’s Rewards for You “And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants toContinue reading “Sunday 11/14 – God’s Rewards for You”
This Sunday our topic is about sleep, rest and recreation. This is the weekend we adjust our clocks “Fall Back” and can actually get an extra hour of sleep. God who created us knows that we need to recharge by resting and enjoying life with a little recreation. Did you know that rest and sleepContinue reading “Sunday 11/7 – Too Little? Too Little? I Need Enough Rest!”
This weekend many people in our culture pursue glorifying evil and fearful experiences like haunted houses and scary movies. Others just want to enjoy dressing up in costumes and collecting candy. Fear is real and can keep us from fulfilling God’s purpose in our life. Faith can give us courage to face fear with confidence.Continue reading “Sunday 10/31 – Overcoming the Power of Fear”
Aviation MIssionary Bob Schwartz shares a message with us.
In this life we are surrounded by a million opportunities to buy stuff but are often frustrated that we can’t have much of it because we don’t have the millions of dollars needed to get it. Some of us have too much stuff and some of us really do need more stuff. The stuff youContinue reading “Sunday 10/17 – Too Little? Too Much? I Need Enough Stuff!”