25 ways to engage your neighbors with the gospel

“But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor’” (Luke 10:29)? Jesus taught the parable of the Good Samaritan to answer this man’s question, “Who is my neighbor?” We’re not that different from the Pharisee whom Jesus taught about loving his neighbor. We don’t know who our neighbor is either.

Celebrating the blessing of leadership longevity

“During Gideon’s lifetime, the land enjoyed peace forty years” (Judges 8:28). Everyone should congratulate Amanda Manuel and Stephen Combs. Amanda celebrated two years on our WCC staff in June. Stephen celebrated his 6th year on staff at WCC this July. Make sure you tell them how much their service means to you and to our church

Fruitfulness during a heat wave

“He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither.  Whatever he does prospers” (Psalm 1:3 NIV). What a week! We got back home from our vacation to discover that our heat pump isn’t working. After a visit from a repairman, it looks like we’re going

It is for freedom

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery” (Galatians 5:1). While preparing my sermon for this coming Sunday, I started humming a song to myself. At first, I didn’t notice my own activity. I was deep in