Does God hear our prayers?
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Does God hear our prayers?

Life can be hard and these are not easy days to live in. Sometimes it seems as if all we have left is prayer. If you sometimes wonder if God actually does hear your prayers, then here are a few personal words from Pastor Barnes about why he believes God hears us. Hopefully, they can...

Are You Going Back?
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Are You Going Back?

The Coronavirus has played havoc with our lives and on our schedules. One of the side effects of this unfortunate reality is that many people are questioning their commitment to God and their commitment to church. They are wondering, “if they will go back”. If you find yourself, or someone you know, in this situation,...

The Quality of Mercy  — Worship Service, August 29, 2021
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The Quality of Mercy — Worship Service, August 29, 2021

None of us need to be told that our world is overwhelmed with human need and desperation. As Christians we rightly want to do something about that, but what can we do? The world does not have enough armies to overthrow all the oppressors, and even if it did, the world does not possess enough...

You Still Matter!
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You Still Matter!

Life is hard and the Coronavirus has not made it any easier. During the past year and a half Americans have had to struggle not only with illness and untimely death, but unemployment and the disorientation that comes from having our normal routines upended. If you find yourself wrestling with the question of what your...

New Name Written Down In Glory / Jesus Is Mine
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New Name Written Down In Glory / Jesus Is Mine

Sometimes we get so stuck on remembering all we’ve done that we forget who we are becoming.  We see the weight of our sin — which is important to do – but we forget to move on to who the Lord says we are.  If the great I AM says we are a new creation,...

Corona-Sane?
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Corona-Sane?

The virus is surging again and with this unwelcome development comes mask mandates, arguments over vaccines, and more anger at public officials. How can we deal with all of this again? If you find your blood pressure rising and your spiritual health and/or sanity declining, then take a few minutes to listen to this week’s...

Women of the Bible
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Women of the Bible

Do you ever think you can’t relate to any characters in the Bible, or that God can’t use you because of your life circumstances? Linda Barnes summarizes the stories of several women in the Bible, showing how their joys and troubles are similar to our own.

God Who Listens
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God Who Listens

The God who made the universe loves us and wants relationship with us.  He calls us to himself, and WANTS to hear what we have to say.  How awesome is that?   “The God who made the winters and the summers The One who put the stars all in their place The only One who...