• Christmastide, part 1

    Posted Dec 27th, 2013 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Believe What We Believe With | No Comments

    The Meaning of Christmas What is the meaning of Christmas? That is, what is it that we highlight and celebrate during Christmastide—the twelve days between Christmas and Epiphany? We hear the annual refrain and exhortation to keep Christ in Christmas. But what does that mean? What about Christ are we keeping in Christmas? What is …

  • Advent, part 3

    Posted Dec 19th, 2013 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    The older I get the more I am amazed at how quickly time passes. Once again I can’t believe that Christmas is so close. But it has not always been like this for me. When I was a kid it seemed like Christmas was never going to come. The waiting and anxiety were almost painful. …

  • Consumers vs. Disciples

    Posted Dec 13th, 2013 By in Uncategorized, Why We Do What We Do With | 1 Comment

    Are you a consumer, or a disciple? John chapter six gives us a picture of both. Sadly, in John  6 it is clear that there are far more consumers than there are disciples. I often wonder if the same is not true in many of today’s churches. A consumer follows Jesus only insofar as it …

  • This Wednesday, 12/11…

    Posted Dec 9th, 2013 By in Cadets Blog With | 1 Comment

    Last Cadet night for 2013. Pizza and game night!

  • One minor detail…

    Posted Dec 6th, 2013 By in Cadets Blog With | No Comments

    I can’t remember if I mentioned to you all where Field Day is being held! So embarrassing! Anyway, it is at Ontario Christian High School. Address is: 931 W. Philadelphia St, Ontario, CA 91762 My cell number is (619) 905-1071. Call me if you need anything. I plan to leave my house at 5:30 at …

  • Advent, part 2

    Posted Dec 6th, 2013 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    Living in a post-Christian world means that often our cultural calendars are in conflict with the church calendar. One such example of this happens every year after Thanksgiving. After Thanksgiving most Americans begin to celebrate Christmas or the Christmas season as it is often called. You hear familiar carols in the mall, sales and advertising …

  • Field Day is on!!!

    Posted Dec 5th, 2013 By in Cadets Blog With | No Comments

    Hello everyone. Official word from our Council President is that Field Day is on. According to weather reports he has been looking at, they are expecting .08″ of rain in the morning and that isn’t enough to thwart the plans. Weather reports that I have been watching say that it is going to be in …

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