Identity

Faith and Identity

Our actions will define our faith, but our identity comes from God. Recently our church was blessed with a portable Baptismal that we have been able to utilize and baptize several people that have given their lives to Jesus.  I love that as people make a choice to pursue a personal relationship with Christ, they Read More

serving

Transforming Through Serving

Serving Brings Change There are many ideas and opinions today about serving those in need.  There has also been a tremendous amount of conflict over who should and should not be served and welcomed into our beautiful community.  With a lot of rhetoric and Bible quoting this last month, my heart felt a burden to Read More

unity

Unity in the Body of Christ

Unity Is Imperative Over the last decade here in Sandpoint I have found that this is one of the most open, loving and caring communities that I have ever seen or had the privilege of calling home.  When I was called to Sandpoint I church shopped and looked around for where I was going to Read More

Hope

Day Of Hope | Daily Bee Article

Convoy of Hope Tomorrow is a banner day of hope for Bonner County as a handful of Christian Churches from Bonner and Boundary County have teamed up with local community members, service providers and servants to bring a poverty free day to the region.  Many wonder about why we would want to invest so much Read More

marriage, family, equality, gender equality,

Marriage, The Garden, Romans 5 | September 22

Marriage and the Biblical roles of men and women are critical to bringing the kingdom of heaven to earth.  Pastor Chris talks about one of the passages used to show that Eve was under Adam’s authority and how it is likely a misused passage and does not support that narrative.  Eve sinned first and was Read More

Marriage, Eden and the Fall Pt. 3

When Christ died, He did so to restore all that was broken, including marriage.  Pastor Chris discusses the issues concerning the roles of Adam and Eve in relation to authority and dominance in the Garden of Eden.  The highlighted issue is the fall of mankind, and the argument that Adam is ultimately more responsible than Read More

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