October 30th News

October 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Last week we saw Barnabas and Saul head out from the church in Antioch on their fiorst missionary journey.

This week, we continue our study in the Book of Acts with Saul/Paul’s first recorded sermon in scripture. To prepare, read Acts 13:13-52. This is incredible picture of the complete story of the gospel– Old Testament and New Testament. Everything centers around Jesus and Paul shares this revelation with passion. As you read, you will see how God has been loving people since the beginning and that love culmenates in Jesus Christ and his death and resurrection.

So take some time this week to read this passage and think about who God is and what he has done, is doing, and will do!

Looking forward to Sunday!

Grace and peace,

Doug

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Grace2F Happenings…

PIN Ministry Pancake Breakfast

This is a great ministry opportunity to lovingly care for others. I encourage you to join us as we serve breakfast to those in need!

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Where: Beach Pentecostal (15th and Baltic)

When: 7:00am-about 9:30am

What: Cook and serve breakfast with a gigantic smile!

October 16th News

October 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This week we will return to our study of the Book of Acts by looking at Acts 12:1-19,

When you read this you will see it a miraculous story of deliverance. Ever feel like you need a miracle in your life? Ever wanted more spiritual power? How about protection from outside threats?

You are not alone. And God wants us to know what he has done in the past so that we can be encouraged about our future.

Hope to see you all in church tomorrow…

Looking forward to Sunday!

Grace and peace,

Doug

October 9th News

October 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This week we will finish up our study on money, giving, and generosity.

I want to thank my dad for sharing last week while he was visiting– and your graciousness in making him and his wife feel so at home.

I hope that you have been thinking about the scripture passages we have been studying. This topic of money and possessions is extremely important– that’s why God addresses it in his Word so often.

One of the results of a vibrant Christian community is what one commentator calls “eye-popping generosity”. Does that describe our church? Does that describe me? What about you?

This Sunday we’re going to listen to Jesus talk about this topic. I think that’s a pretty good place to conclude our study. To prepare, read Matthew 6:19-34. This is an incredible passage that helps us to understand why money and materialism and giving and generosity can be so hard for us and create so many challenges in our lives. It also gives us some great truths to cling to and a promise to live for.

I hope to see you there…

Looking forward to Sunday!

Grace and peace,

Doug