Discovery Church Enews – December 7, 2018

One thing we will bring out at our Celebration services this weekend is how tradition adds to the Biblical account surrounding the birth of JESUS.  One idea in particular is having the Wise Men at the Manger.  Discussion is usually directed at those present – even though the Wise Men arrived much later – the discussion of…

Discovery Church Enews – November 29, 2018

Luke 2:10-14 but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. 11 The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David! 12 And you will recognize him by this sign: You will find a baby wrapped snugly in strips of…

Discovery Church Enews – November 16, 2018

 1 Thessalonians 5:18  In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. In the classic autobiography, The Hiding Place, Corrie ten Boom tells of her sufferings at the hands of the Nazis during the evil reign of Adolph Hitler. Corrie and her sister, Betsie, were incarcerated at the Nazi concentration camp, Ravensbruck,…

Discovery Church Enews – November 8, 2018

Did you know that giving thanks can deepen your joy? Psalm 30:11-12 You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy,12 that I might sing praises to you and not be silent.  O Lord my God, I will give you thanks forever!             The following poem was written by Annie…

Discovery Church Enews – October 25, 2018

Psalm 115:4-7  Their idols are merely things of silver and gold, shaped by human hands. 5 They have mouths but cannot speak, and eyes but cannot see. 6 They have ears but cannot hear, and noses but cannot smell. 7 They have hands but cannot feel, and feet but cannot walk, and throats but cannot make a sound. 8 And those who make idols are just…

Discovery Church Enews – October 18, 2018

Eugene Peterson has authored the paraphrase Bible called The Message.  Currently, he is hospice care.  In these final years he has written a new book called The Jesus Way.   In it he he explains why he believes that the way often followed by North American Christianity and its consumer-driven churches is not the Jesus way at all.  All know Jn 14:6 Here is a…

Discovery Church Enews – October 4, 2018

Unfortunately the reality is that there are a good number of professing Christians who avoid church attendance altogether. The problem of professing Christians who neglect church involvement is sadly a reality not a myth. There are a number of excuses that such professing believers give for their lack of church attendance. Here are three that…