The Word on the Street

The Word on the Street

Imagine If You Can

Imagine what our lives and community would be like if we woke up tomorrow morning and Jesus had never made an appearance in human history. Sounds crazy, I know, but still give it a moment’s reflection. No steeples. No churches. No Christian social service agencies. No Christian relief... [ Full Post ]

Vacation Bible School 2015: The One Who Lives

This summer, Vacation Bible School at First Wayne Street used the theme of Harry Potter. Thanks to Andy and Debbie Holbrook who saw it all to fruition. They took the secular-themed series, Harry Potter, and had faith that their station leaders would relay the... [ Full Post ]

Jesus at the Center (from a Bishop Coyner E-Pistle)

I had just preached for the opening worship of the School of Congregational Development. Right after the service, a young man introduced himself as a reporter and asked: “Where do we start, what is most important as we seek to obey the Great Commission (which had been the focus... [ Full Post ]

"Go Set a Watchman" Book Study

Beginning on Wednesday, September 16, Pastor Greg Enstrom will lead a six-week Making the Connection book study on Harper Lee’s newly released novel, Go Set a Watchman. Each class is held between 6:00 and 7:30 pm. Those wanting to be a part of this group may order their books at... [ Full Post ]

The Main Thing Is to Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing

Jesus Christ is the main thing! Proclaiming and sharing the love of God in Jesus Christ is the main thing! Growing disciples for Jesus Christ is the main thing!  It’s not that we forget what the main thing is as Christ’s church, but the cultural distractions are many... [ Full Post ]

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