Pastor Mark Shupe

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Abundant Life

What does abundant life look like? Contemplate and prayerfully reflect on that question and see what God reveals to you. My hunch is the answer will lead you back to the idea of the very life of Christ living in you.

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For Such A Time As This

2020 will likely go down as the year we would like to forget (although we never will). Launching into 2021 signals a new year with new opportunities.

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The Greatest Gift

Jesus is still the best present any of us can receive. It is a gift that not only needs to be opened and received by faith (belief), but it also needs to be embraced and called upon each and every day of our lives through our submitted and grateful hearts. Only then will we experience all the benefits of this tremendous gift of God.

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The Meaning of Life

The meaning of life on earth is only found by looking beyond this earth. As C.S. Lewis said, “Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.”

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The Presence of Christmas

God’s invitation for all of us this Christmas is simply to make room in our hearts for His mysterious, wonderful and good workings in our lives. Embrace the unexpected as opportunities to see and experience the presence and provision of God and in so doing, truly welcome the Son of God into our crazy and chaotic world.

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God Talk

We use all kinds of phrases to describe God, but rarely do we think of God as a model for the kind of words we

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Pretend

by Pastor Mark Shupe When I was a child my friends and I would often play a game called “Pretend.” It always started with this

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