Entries by Bryan Baker

Fight A Good Fight – Looking Inward

We recently finished a  sermon series called Fight A Good Fight. The series was about conflict and even though the series is done I am continuing to think about what conflict resolution looks like. This is a topic that affects all of us. It’s good to know how to deal with conflict in a relational and […]

Apologetics and Addressing the Problems Presented by Faith

For the first time in my life as a pastor, I am delving sermon series topic, broadly called Apologetics, that I have always tried to avoid. Apologetics is a discipline within theology that is all about defending the Christian faith. Apologia is a Greek word that means “a defense” or “speaking in defense.”

Celebrate Easter with Us!

You’re invited to join us as we celebrate Easter Week! Good Friday (Communion Service) – Friday, March 25th at 7:00 pm. Easter Sunrise Service (Otter Creek Fishing Access) – Sunday, March 27th 7:00 am Easter Breakfast at the Church 9:00 am – Easter Worship 10:00 am – Fellowship 10:30 am – Easter Worship We are […]

Small Things, Big Difference

Our current sermon series is called Small Things, Big Difference. Over the last three weeks we have been running with one simple thought: IT’S OFTEN THE SMALL THINGS THAT NO ONE SEES THAT RESULT IN THE BIG CHANGES THAT EVERYONE WANTS. John Wooden, the famous basketball coach, said, “It’s the little things that are vital. Little things […]

Biblical Friendship: How to have it?

Biblical Friendship: How to have it? Abraham Lincoln’s friendships were famous. Friend was one of his favorite words. He opened his letters with the word friend and often closed them the same way. “The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships,” Mr. Lincoln wrote to Joseph Gillespie in 1849.[1] While speaking to the […]