The King is Love – An Advent Poem

The King is Love A poem by Joseph Byamukama, reflecting on the theme of Love on our second week of Advent. Have you heard? Have you seen?In the silent night, when there is no lightThe King sleeps, while heaven singsOur Maker is in a MangerLove has made His home with us   The King is…

Basic Christianity: Community

Today’s post is part of a series to help us take what we learn on Sunday into the rest of the week. These posts summarize the main points from the week’s sermon and include questions for continued reflection and prayer. The posts in this series are written by members of our church’s Adult Christian Formation…

Basic Christianity: God Loves His Children

Today’s post is part of a series to help us take what we learn on Sunday into the rest of the week. These posts summarize the main points from the week’s sermon and include questions for continued reflection and prayer. The posts in this series are written by members of our church’s Adult Christian Formation…

Basic Christianity: The World

Today’s post is part of a series to help us take what we learn on Sunday into the rest of the week. These posts summarize the main points from the week’s sermon and include questions for continued reflection and prayer. The posts in this series are written by members of our church’s Adult Christian Formation…

Galactic Starveyors: Reflections on God’s Work

We had an incredible week at Galactic Starveyors Vacation Bible School this year! Our staff was made up of over 80 people, including adults and the Student Leadership Team working together for the joy of Jesus. We had an average of 122 children attend throughout the week (July 17-21), searching the visible to discover the…

Fostering: Extending Love to the Orphan

Are you sorry you missed our recent foster event? Here’s what we learned: On Tuesday, May 30, about a dozen gathered at the home of Bob & Nancy Stallard to meet two foster families who attend First Presbyterian Church Northshore and a recruiter from the Department of Children and Families. We had the opportunity to…

Labor of Love

This past Sunday, our Advent focus was on love. Church attenders, Robert Gould & Sherry Roe-Gould shared about how Christ’s love has impacted their lives: especially Robert’s work in science and their family’s passion for opening their home to others. They also shared these beautiful song lyrics. Listen to the song “Labor of Love.”

Unexpected Blessing

Tears are rolling down my cheeks. “This is crazy,” I think, and I turn my head away from the crowd, so no one will see. I’m standing with about 140 elementary school kids and 30 or so adults, who are all participating in the 2015 Vacation Bible School (VBS) at North Shore Community Baptist Church….