Taking Small Steps to Being Set Apart

As Pastor Wayne was preaching, the question of “How is my life different as a Christian?” kept circling around my head. Specifically, how are the decisions I make about how I spend my money different than non-Christians? God has given me jobs and the means to earn money. He has also determined a limited number of years that I will be alive on this earth, which means that in my lifetime, there will be a limit to the amount of money I will have available. How should I be allocating the use of it? read more →

11 Oct 2013
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New Sermon Series: Sept 8

Does God work in the world today?  Does He see suffering?  If He does, why doesn’t He do something? We ask these questions a lot.  We look around the world and we ask if God sees what we see.  Does He see the earthquakes, the famine, the exploitation, the oppression?  Does He even care? But,.. read more →

26 Aug 2013
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Mission to Faith Hope Love Academy in Hualien, Taiwan

For years I have watched many of my church brothers and sisters go on short-term and long-term trips. I've heard the stories, seen the slideshow presentations, and wondered if I was called to go like they were. When I got an invitation to serve at a juvenile detention center on the east coast of Taiwan this year, I accepted - partly out of a desire to serve and obey Christ's commands, and partly out of curiosity. Can people really make a difference in a week's time? Is all the money and effort spent reaching out to people halfway around the world actually "worth it"? read more →