Sustaining Grace


I want to do a quick recap of the mile markers along the way of this Journey of Grace. This trip with its winding roads, pit stops and scenic overlooks. It’s a journey not meant to be rushed but enjoyed and experienced along the way. Before we even got into the car, our journey of … Continue reading Sustaining Grace

Proverbs 31 – Portfolio

“She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.”Proverbs‬ ‭31:20‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Noble character. What qualifications would you have for someone to have Noble Character? Among many action based verses in Proverbs 31, verse 20 sticks out. In the midst of her success as a business woman, a provider for her … Continue reading Proverbs 31 – Portfolio

Proverbs 26 – Smooth Lips Make Bad Pottery


“Like a coating of silver dross on earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart.”Proverbs‬ ‭26:23‬ ‭NIV‬‬ There is an ancient Japanese art of repairing old pottery by infusing it with liquid gold. It’s called kintsugi. What is described here in proverbs 26:23 sounds like the opposite. Instead of the pure metal being added to … Continue reading Proverbs 26 – Smooth Lips Make Bad Pottery

Risen from the Dead


An Easter Sunday Message - To listen to the audio recording, CLICK HERE or scroll to the bottom. Today is the Sunday we Historically set aside to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. The Son of God. The Messiah. If you were expecting colorful plastic eggs and fluffy bunnies, that’s just misinformation. Just as … Continue reading Risen from the Dead

Lent – What God Can Do with Open Hands


This message was part of the Mid-week community Lenten series "Open My Life Lord" hosted by the Vernon Community Ministerial Association. I’m Pastor Matt Angell from the Church of the Nazarene. I’ve titled the following message, “What God Can Do with Open Hands.” Over the next few moments together, we are going to look at … Continue reading Lent – What God Can Do with Open Hands