Prayer Devotional | Week One

Prayer Devotional | Week One

Prayer for the Staff, Congregation and Believers Worldwide During this highly unusual time that is shaking significant portions of the world, we want to be leaning into the privilege and responsibility to pray. To assist in that way, each week during April we will...

To Sit on Jesus’ Right and Left | Mark 10:32-45

To Sit on Jesus’ Right and Left | Mark 10:32-45

The celebration of Easter is a well-known story with which most of us are familiar. But the life of the disciples after Jesus had risen from the grave and ascended to heaven was far different than what they expected. After Jesus atoned for the sin of mankind on the...

Exploring the Kingdom of God

Exploring the Kingdom of God

Hello Friends, I pray you are doing well! My family and I are praying for you! I was asked to prepare a blog post as it relates to our Easter theme of exploring the kingdom of God. I hope these reflections encourage you in the Lord. The coronavirus has massively...

The Abundant Life Beyond the Veil

The Abundant Life Beyond the Veil

How did people’s lives change when Jesus died and the veil of the temple was torn in two (Mark 15:38)?  The Israelites in Jesus’ day were caught up in hate: hating the Roman occupation, hating tax collectors and fighting every human sin that we face today.  God’s...

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

Dear Church Family, Your health and safety, and that of our community, is a top priority to me and the leadership of our church. To that end, we are following California Department of Public Health guidelines and suspending all CCMV gatherings for the next few weeks...

The Upside-Down Kingdom of Israel

The Upside-Down Kingdom of Israel

Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all the earth is mine;  and you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words that you shall speak to the...

To Love is to Act

To Love is to Act

#ToLoveIsToAct “He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, but he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.” Proverbs 14:31 In Proverbs, Solomon put together two thoughts to make a complete picture: God our Maker is honored or mocked depending on how we treat others....

Likeness Over Differences

You don’t need to look too hard to find evidence that we are living in a sinful world. Even those of us who are Christians, regularly referred to as saints in New Testament letters, struggle with sin. A quick glance at the headlines or turn on social media quickly...

Wonder

Wonder

Wonder. It’s a concept that seems to come naturally to children. For those of us who are Jesus followers, life should be a constant exploration of wonder. Author Mark Buchanan writes, “God intends the holy life be an odyssey of wonder” (Things Unseen). It’s a concept...

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