A Word from Pastor Clay

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Waiting

Twelve weeks is a long time to wait. That’s about how long we’ve gone without meeting together in person for worship. Looking back, I had no idea we would be waiting this long. Of course, when we moved worship online the first week, I was on pain medication from recent surgery and not thinking straight, but even those of … More

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Noticing

Has your life sped up or slowed down over the past week or two? For some people, myself included, the world has changed and therefore the way we do ministry, work, etc. has changed. Teachers and professors are scrambling to create an education plan. Business leaders are shifting strategies and meetings to allow all their workers to telecommute, not … More

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Love Your Enemies

“Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” These are some of the most powerful words ever spoken. When Jesus shared these words with his followers, he set the bar pretty high for us. They are extremely difficult, but if we can try to practice them, then we take steps towards showing the Kingdom of … More

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Holy Nudge

Do you ever have one of those holy nudges? Do you have those nudges in your heart that make you think, “I should do ____” or “I think God needs me to ____.”? I have those nudges sometimes. I also have a confession. Sometimes I get those nudges from the Holy Spirit and I get excited about doing … More

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When We See Evil, Look for God

Some evil is so bad, so atrocious, it catches us off guard and stops us in our tracks. Some types of evil, such as ransomware, shut down our internet, computers, and files, and literally stop us in our digital tracks. On Sunday, our church suffered from a ransomware attack. It shut down our … More