Monthly Archives: April 2010

Is God Good?

Is God Good? Apr 30, 2010 Richard Gotthardt “God is great. God is good.”  So begins a children’s prayer.  Most of us are pretty comfortable with the first sentence.  It’s the second one that trips us up.  God is good.  … Continue reading

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Ordinary People

Ordinary People Apr 23, 2010 Richard Gotthardt I have a confession to make.  Not really a shocker, but it’s good to just get things out in the open…Ready?  Here goes:  There is a whole lot that I don’t know and … Continue reading

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The Crux of the Matter

I’ve been thinking a lot on something I read in a book the other day.  This is what it said: After the apostle Peter preached on the day of Pentecost, people “were cut to the heart and said…”Brothers, what shall … Continue reading

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HALT

HALT Apr 16, 2010 Richard Gotthardt HALT.  It’s not just a command; it’s also an acrostic that I was told of years ago.  These words are meant to function as a kind of internal gauge- to cause us to pay … Continue reading

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Discussion from Today's Message

Discussion from Today’s Message Apr 11, 2010 Richard Gotthardt So today we touched on lots of different topics in the message: Demon Possession and Oppression Mental Illness Jesus’ power over nature Jesus’ power over the spiritual forces of the enemy … Continue reading

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Fortress or Outpost?

Fortress or Outpost? Apr 08, 2010 Richard Gotthardt Is the church a fortress or an outpost?  How you understand that picture makes a huge difference. Here’s the fortress analogy: Church exists to provide a refuge, a haven, a safe place … Continue reading

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Have You Felt It? Have You Seen It? Are You Ready?

By Paula Barlett God’s love is amazing.  Have you felt it lately?  Just recently I was overwhelmingly aware of it in the little things …like hugs.  I know a lot of good hug givers.  If you need a good hug, … Continue reading

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