Category: Faith Updates
As always in this blog, there is a list of current events and opportunities for things happening at Faith listed below, but first let me challenge you to do one of the following three things. You see our staff has been thinking about…Read More
Even as I write this, I’m enjoying the quiet companionship of an old dog – our 12 ½ year old lab, whose moans and groans cause me to chuckle. I’m looking at her even now, stretched out on the living room rug, lazily enjoying doing nothing. Just plain content. Life hasn’t always been…Read More
If you’ve been staying involved with our recent series, family building, I trust that you have been blessed by this theme and repetition to keep finding ways to keep God’s Word at the core of who you are and what you do as family. I want to continue to encourage us as a church to take the first step of obedience, to step outRead More
As I write this, I’m thinking of the thick blanket of fog I awoke to this morning. How beautiful, how cozy, how mysterious. I could barely make out my neighbor’s house when I looked out the window at 6:15am. And now, a mere three hours laterRead More
This last week was Vacation Bible School (VBS). What I love about VBS is that we get concentrated time and interaction with kids we see usually an hour or two per week (or that we have never met before!). There is something special about spending time with kids and talking about Jesus. They get it to another degree. They latch on. They get…Read More
Mike Lotzer here with your weekly faith update. Let me talk to you about the theology of virtue for a minute… trust me, understanding this concept is worth your time even if it sounds complex at first.
You see, centuries ago a wise Pastor named Jonathan Edwards suggested that there are really two very different kinds of good behavior—virtue—that we live out.Read More