Passion Week Devotions

Palm Sunday – The Triumphal Entry Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, and John 12:12-19 Monday – Clearing the Temple Matthew 21:10-17; Mark 11:15-18, and Luke 19:45-48 Tuesday – Teaching in the Temple Matthew 21:23-24:51; Mark 11:27-13:37, and Luke 20:1-21:36 Wednesday – Anointed in Bethany Matthew 26:1-16 and Mark 14:1-11 Thursday – Last Supper &

Daily Devotions for Passion Week 2020

“And he said to them, ‘I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer’” (Luke 22:15 ESV). This coming Sunday begins what many Christians call Holy Week or Passion Week. It is called “Passion” week because of its connection to the Greek word πάσχω (pas’-kho), which means to feel heavy emotion or passion,

I’m Bound for That City

“And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband” (Revelation 21:2 ESV). My morning reading from the One Year Bible turned into a day long meditation on God’s heavenly city, The New Jerusalem. We’re only two days from finishing our annual practice of reading through the

RISE UP UPDATE: Putting together a winning team!

I’m excited to report that we’re making great progress on Phase 2 of our Rise Up initiative! Both our giving and our preparations for building are right on target as planned. Praise the Lord for His faithfulness! Just yesterday morning we met with our architect and contractor to work out the scope of Phase 2.

Uganda Mission Report 2019

Our church sent myself and my wife, Robin Combs, Pastor Jonathan Combs, and Chantia Stewart along with friends, Steve Woodard and Fernando Paz on a two-week mission trip to Kisoro, Uganda to partner with our sister church, Kisoro Hill Baptist Church and Pastor George Mbonye. This is the fifth mission trip our church has sent

Pioneers or settlers?

“Let each generation tell its children of your mighty acts; let them proclaim your power.” — Psalms 145:4 (NLT) We are always only one generation away from a failure to pass on the faith. I’m thankful that over 2,000 years ago the Lord Jesus passed it on to His disciples, who passed it on to the

Rising Up in 2019

Can you believe that 2019 is already here? With a new year comes an opportunity to ask ourselves the question, “How am I doing? … How am I doing in my heart for God? How am I doing in my heart for others? And how am I doing in my heart for our world?” Watch