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Every Time We Say Goodbye

Aug 27, 2017   //   by OfficeAdmin   //   From Pastor Andy, Messages  //  Comments Off on Every Time We Say Goodbye

Those are the opening words of Cole Porter’s 1944 classic and, I believe, a pretty good way to begin this, my last Connection article. I say that because this is not the first time we’ve said “goodbye,” and maybe not the last. Who knows what the future holds for any of us?

Many years ago, Pastor Wil Bloy planted a seed in me which took root and Read more >>

Some Gleanings

Jul 1, 2017   //   by OfficeAdmin   //   From Pastor Andy, Messages  //  Comments Off on Some Gleanings

from Adam Hamilton

There were not many highlights from Annual Conference this year but one of them was the presence of Rev. Adam Hamilton as our Bible study leader. Hamilton is no stranger to us as we have used many of his books and videos in our adult study groups. He is the founding and lead pastor at Church of the Resurrection in Kansas City, Missouri. Today this church is the largest in our denomination.

We were blessed to have Hamilton with us for three ninety-minute sessions at Conference and he comes across in person just as he does on his videos, someone who is quite Read more >>

Great Expectations – Take Two

Jun 1, 2017   //   by OfficeAdmin   //   From Pastor Andy, Messages  //  Comments Off on Great Expectations – Take Two

Being a history-minded person, I like to look back from time to time. With that in mind, I looked back at my Connection article from May of last year. That article was titled “Great Expectations” and in it I spoke in part about the expectations that most of the sports world had placed on my beloved Chicago Cubs. I even wondered if this “could finally be “the year?”’

Well it certainly was as my Cubs won their first Read more >>

Who We Are Together

May 1, 2017   //   by OfficeAdmin   //   From Pastor Andy, Messages  //  Comments Off on Who We Are Together

Last month Pastor Kelly wrote about our need to “belong” to something. She highlighted the fact that our desire to belong is a biological one…satisfying a basic human need to feel connected and safe. I couldn’t agree more! Consider for a moment what groups Read more >>

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