Category Archive: Culture

Sermon – January 31, 2021

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Esther 2:1-18 – Moral Ambiguity in a Foreign Land (mp3) IntroductionThere is no doubt that the people of Persia had different standards of right and wrong then we do today. Their relationship to… Continue reading

Sermon – July 26, 2020

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1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 – On Culture and Love (mp3) Introduction Love is not an off-shoot of the Christian life; an accidental by-product of Christ’s sacrifice for us. Rather, it stands as the center… Continue reading

A Taste of China

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On Sunday evening, March 3rd, rather than meeting for community groups, we invite you to join Dave and Teri Skidmore here at church for a Chinese dinner and presentation on their recent trip… Continue reading

“No, Mr. President”

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Over my dead body

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“Come on, dads, have some courage. Just say, ‘Over my dead body are you going to wrestle a girl.’ Of course, they will call you prudish. But everything in you knows better.” Pastor… Continue reading

Hope in China, Discouragement at Home

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Two recent media outlets have produced interesting items on Christianity.  The first is an episode of PBS’ Frontline which shows the church in China.  Amazingly, it appears to be growing stronger and stronger… Continue reading

“Killing God” for Kids

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The movie, The Golden Compass, recently opened to all kinds of media buzz. Some Christians are calling for its boycott, while others seem to think its okay. Well, what’s all the fuss about?… Continue reading