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Church News and Blogs (Page 2)

Church News and Blogs (Page 2)

Victory News – June 5, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, This week, I had a fascinating interview about equality and value with JoJo Moore. I have known JoJo for almost four years.  JoJo is on our leadership team and brings a Scriptural, loving, and practical perspective to present-day issues. You can watch the interview on our Facebook page and YouTube channel tonight at 7:00pm. This weekend, we are going to interrupt our sermon series to talk about what has been on the news for about the…

Victory News – May 29, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, When Pastor Bill and I plan out sermon series, we try to pick sections of Scripture that might connect with what you might be experiencing. As we continue to walk through this pandemic, we thought about places in the Bible that might speak to our current feelings. After quite a bit of discussion, we settled on the stories of Israel in the wilderness. Are you familiar with Israel’s time in the wilderness? Around 1400BC, the Israelites…

Victory News – May 22, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, With all the concerns of the pandemic and people’s physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health, Memorial Day Weekend caught me off guard. And that’s not a good thing. This weekend, we remember the soldiers who were not confined to their homes, but to a foreign land. Confined not to a 4-bedroom home but to a fox hole. Confined not to ordering online or curbside but to hunger as they waited for the canned rations to arrive.…

Leadership Team Minutes – May 2020

May 2020 Leadership Team Meeting Date/Time/Location: May 11, 2020, 6:30pm via Zoom Present: Pastor Bill, Pastor Ben, Jacob Guenther, Jeff Guenther, Jim Vogel, Ronald Takacs, Jason Seiberlich, JoJo Moore, Kevin Rasmussen Devotion Pastor Bill led a devotion on Revelation 21:1-7. God is in control and on our side. We can trust God because of his great love for us. God is love. God is perfect. Updates Wi-Fi Upgrade We are currently at “max capacity” with our AT&T internet service and…

Victory News – May 15, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, Two months into the pandemic, with breaking news and conflicted news, with loss of life and loss of jobs, and with differing opinions, anxiety is running high in the lives of many people. I ran across this chart last week on Christian Family Solution’s Facebook page. I thought I was handling everything well and then I saw this chart. How many of the descriptions in the chart apply to you? I’m glad this chart made me…

Victory News – May 8, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, This pandemic has lots of consequences, but the most dangerous ramification is the effect it’s having on our mental, emotional, and spiritual health. I’m usually an optimistic guy, but I’ve noticed that I’ve been more irritable and short with my family and friends. There have also been times when I’ve woken up with a feeling of dread, wondering when this all is going to end. This pandemic is affecting me more than I want to admit.…

Victory News – May 1, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, When I was about seven years old, I made a costly mistake when I played golf between our house and our neighbor’s house. Sounds kind of silly, doesn’t it? It gets better though. Because instead of using a golf club I was using a baseball bat. I teed the ball up and swung away! And the ball went right through our neighbor’s window. That was costly. In fact, the cost was more than I could pay.…

Victory News – April 24, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, One of the greatest challenges for me as a pastor lately is preaching to a camera, wondering if I’m connecting with the people on the other side. I miss meeting with you all and talking with you. Through those conversations, I learn about your successes and your struggles. You tell me about how you are feeling and what causes you pain or anxiety. As I prepare each sermon, I think about those conversations and how God’s…

Leadership Team Minutes – April 2020

April 2020 Leadership Team Meeting Date/Time/Location: April 13, 2020, 6:30pm via Zoom Present: Pastor Bill, Pastor Ben, Jacob Guenther, Jeff Guenther, Jim Vogel, Ronald Takacs, Jason Seiberlich, JoJo Moore, Kevin Rasmussen Guest: Jim Guenther Devotion Pastor Bill led a devotion to encourage the Leadership Team to concentrate on God’s goodness, lean in on God, put our hope in God, and remember that God’s plan is good. Updates Insurance Policy Jim Guenther gave a presentation on our insurance policy.   Renewal is…

Victory News – April 17, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, We live in what has been called the Information Age. With one click on my computer, I can read blogs, watch the news, read books, get reports on stocks, find sports highlights, and a whole lot more. I have been told there is more information in the Sunday edition of the New York Times than people just generations ago received in a lifetime. I don’t know if that is true or not . . . and…

Victory News – April 10, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, It’s safe to say that nobody could have predicted our current situation. Who would have thought that much of the world would be locked behind closed doors, fearing the rapid spread of COVID-19? Who could have guessed that our world would be turned upside down, schools canceled, sports postponed, businesses closed, and (strangest of all) Easter moved out of the church building. Although our current reality is bizarre, it’s not much different from the first Easter…

Leadership Team Minutes – March 2020

March 2020 Leadership Team Meeting Date/Time/Location: March 9, 2020, 6:30pm at the Ministry Center Present: Pastor Bill, Pastor Ben, Jacob Guenther, Ronald Takacs, Jason Seiberlich, JoJo Moore, Kevin Rasmussen Excused: Jeff Guenther, Jim Vogel Devotion Pastor Bill led a devotion on Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8. Jesus is a “great deal.” Be consistent and be contagious.  It is not about us – it is about God and the Holy Spirit.   Pray knowing that God will do the best thing. Updates Pastoral…