• Courage, Dear Heart

    Pastor Ben Spitler

    Jan 25, 2019

    I ran across a favorite Narnia quote the other day, i.e., a quote from one of C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia.  It’s three simple words—“Courage dear heart.” 

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  • Let Your Light Shine

    Pastor Ben Spitler

    Jan 18, 2019

    In Matthew 5:16 Jesus says, IN THE SAME WAY, LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE BEFORE OTHERS, THAT THEY MAY SEE YOUR GOOD DEEDS AND GLORIFY YOUR FATHER IN HEAVEN. Notice that Jesus doesn't say, "shine your light." He says, "let it shine." 

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  • The Tithe

    Pastor Ben Spitler

    Sep 18, 2017

    I preached on tithing yesterday and took as my text the classic passage on the subject, Malachi 3:10—Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it.

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  • Healing

    Pastor Ben Spitler

    Mar 27, 2017

    God is in the healing business—physically, emotionally, relationally, racially, nationally and most importantly, spiritually.  God does not always heal.  Sometimes that may be because of a lack of faith.  Other times, even where faith is present, He chooses not to and we have to trust that He’s got some redemptive purpose in mind.  Understanding that, we should pray for healing!  And we should ask God to strengthen our faith.  

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  • Come In Out of the Wind

    Pastor Ben Spitler

    Feb 13, 2017

    The wind blowing so ferociously out there today reminded me of a C.S. Lewis quote as well as a portion of John’s gospel. 

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