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Posts from July 2016

Posts from July 2016

Victory News – Last Week of July

5:45 am on Monday morning right before Breakfast and Bible Dear Friends, What does a Japanese dish called Fugu and our celebration of the Lord’s Supper have in common? Both require careful preparation before partaking. Join me this Sunday as we explore an important passage in the Bible that teaches us about what the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper (aka Holy Communion) is, the incredible gifts that this sacrament actually gives, and how to be properly prepared to receive its…

Victory News – 4th Week of July

Nothing better on a 90 degree day! Having fun at the reception for Liz as our Victory Kids Director. Dear Friends, As a church… Why do we do what we do? Why do we say that having an outward focus is one of our core values? Why do we say that the needs of people outside the church should take priority over the preferences of those inside the church? This Sunday’s message based on 1 Corinthians 9 provides a helpful…

Victory News – 2nd Week of July

4th of July Parade Dear Friends, As another week draws to a close this evening, my heart is tugged by all the tension in our world. Yet at the same time I know that once again tomorrow morning God will speak to my heart a message of peace and hope—the message of a Savior who said: “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world” (John 16:33). Don’t you need to hear that? I…