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Archive for December, 2018

Jesus Comes Close to Give Us Peace

From Scotty Smith’s December 27, 2018 Heavenward Blog at The Gospel Coalition “And he [Jesus] came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.“ For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father. Eph. 2:17–18 Lord Jesus, what is Christmas? It is you coming […]

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The Comforting Revelation

I woke up early this morning, even earlier than my alarm.  It may have been the lashing wind, driving the rain against the windows all night, but I think the handful of troubles on my heart were the larger reason. I woke with a genuine need for comfort. But the appointed reading was Revelation 7-9. […]

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December 13, 2018

Last night at youth group we continued in Jesus’ parables, this time landing in Matthew 25 on “The Parable of the Talents.” It’s a well known parable about a master and three servants, each of which the master gives a different number of “talents” to while he goes away on a journey. Now, just like […]

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Lauren Daigle on the Spot

Today I want to share today’s excellent post from Breakpoint Daily. It addresses the buzz surrounding Lauren Daigle, one of the rising stars in Christian music. Her music has begun to win a lot of fans outside of Christian radio, but with that acclaim has come some challenging moments when asked what she believes about hot-button […]

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December 7, 2018

At youth group this Wednesday, we had our monthly review and game night. We started by reviewing the parables that we’ve been studying by playing jeopardy. I find that this is a fun way for the students to be thinking back on the passages that we’ve covered. After this, we played a couple of other […]

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Meet John Farness

Evergreen Bible Church is led by a group of men who are approved by the members to serve either as vocational pastors or lay elders. Collectively, this group is called the Leadership Team. The Nominating Committee has recently completed its work and is recommending John Farness to join this team as an elder. Evergreen members […]

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