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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 […]

August 30, 2017

…because

...because

Therefore David blessed the LORD in the presence of all the assembly. And David said: “Blessed are you, O LORD, the God of Israel our father, forever and ever. Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and […]

August 14, 2017

Hate is fear

Hate is fear

Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. By this is love perfected with […]

August 8, 2017

Use your privilege

Use your privilege

For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life. He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee. […]

August 2, 2017

Gratitude is contagious

Gratitude is contagious

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever […]

July 27, 2017

My Kingdom is NOT of this World

My Kingdom is NOT of this World

Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have been fighting, that I might not be delivered over to the Jews. But my kingdom is not from the world.”| John 18.36 This Sunday we looked at two petitions of the Lord’s Prayer: YOUR KINGDOM COME and YOUR WILL BE DONE. In both of […]

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