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October 10, 2017

Finding strength in weakness

Finding strength in weakness

But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, […]

October 10, 2017

EQUIP 4 | Homosexuality and Hospitality

EQUIP 4 | Homosexuality and Hospitality

This Fall, our 4 week Equip class is on the topic of Homosexuality. This is not a class to learn how to FIGHT, but a means for us to get a Biblical perspective on what it means to be same-sex attracted and how we should all respond with compassion. The hope is that in the […]

October 3, 2017

Living Institutions

Living Institutions

The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.  As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards […]

September 28, 2017

Equip 3 | Dealing with same-sex attraction

Equip 3 | Dealing with same-sex attraction

This Fall, our 4 week Equip class is on the topic of Homosexuality. This is not a class to learn how to FIGHT, but a means for us to get a Biblical perspective on what it means to be same-sex attracted and how we should all respond with compassion. The hope is that in the […]

September 27, 2017

Love your Frenemies

Love your Frenemies

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. | Romans 12:9-11 This Sunday, in our sermon on 1 Samuel 18-19, we looked at two […]

September 25, 2017

EQUIP 2 | What does the Bible say?

EQUIP 2 | What does the Bible say?

This Fall, our 4 week Equip class is on the topic of Homosexuality. This is not a class to learn how to FIGHT, but a means for us to get a Biblical perspective on what it means to be same-sex attracted and how we should all respond with compassion. The hope is that in the […]

September 18, 2017

Do you know who I am?

Do you know who I am?

As soon as Saul saw David go out against the Philistine, he said to Abner, the commander of the army, “Abner, whose son is this youth?” And Abner said, “As your soul lives, O king, I do not know.” And the king said, “Inquire whose son the boy is.” And as soon as David returned […]

September 17, 2017

EQUIP 1 | Framing the conversation

EQUIP 1 | Framing the conversation

This Fall, our 4 week Equip class is on the topic of Homosexuality. This is not a class to learn how to FIGHT, but a means for us to get a Biblical perspective on what it means to be same-sex attracted and how we should all respond with compassion. The hope is that in the […]

September 6, 2017

Let love be genuine

Let love be genuine

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs of […]

September 1, 2017

Commissioning Roots Church

Commissioning Roots Church

This week we will be commissioning Derek and Anlee Fekkes to plant Roots Church in the Stanwood/Camano community. This is an important moment for both Roots Church as well as for Communion. For those of you not familiar with a commission, it is the process by which we send someone out with the blessing of […]

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