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Victory News (Page 3)

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Victory News – June 11, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, Last week was our first week with all our chairs back in the worship space, no masks requirements, and the beginnings of the Victory Cafe with coffee and cookies. A worship band member said that it felt like there was a lot of energy in the room. I agree. It was such a blessing to see so many of you, talk with you, and encourage one another. I praise God for all the ways that we…

Victory News – June 4, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, Truett Cathy was the founder of Chick-Fil-A restaurants. The business had a very humble beginning in 1946 with one small restaurant called The Dwarf Grill.  It was in this little restaurant that Truett and his brother came up with the chicken sandwich that so many of us enjoy six days a week. It took 21 more years before the first Chick-Fil-A restaurant was established in Atlanta. In the years that followed, Chick-Fil-A became a southern restaurant…

Victory News – May 28, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, The famous psychologist Victor Frankl used to say, “A person who has a WHY to live for can endure any HOW.” What he meant is that we are purpose-driven creatures. We need to believe that what we do matters or we will eventually give up. Do you always find meaning and purpose in the work that you do? Or do you sometimes find yourself wondering, Does what I do really matter?  One way to find purpose…

Victory News – May 21, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, As a teenager was getting ready to leave for prom, his father and mother stopped and prayed with him. The father prayed that his Son would enjoy the evening, that the time spent with others would be a blessing to him and to them.  As the limo pulled up, his father said, “Son, don’t forget whose son you are.” In our baptisms, God poured out his grace on us and adopted us into his family. We…

Victory News – May 14, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, God has given your life meaning and purpose through your callings. Some of you are called to be students. Others are called to be employees or employers. Some of you are called to be parents. Many of you are called to be husbands and wives. The calling of marriage will be the focus of our sermon this weekend. This is a unique calling, but not the most important one. Our most important calling is to be…

Victory News – May 7, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, This weekend we are beginning a new series entitled Called: Finding Your Role in God’s Work. In this series, we will see that God has called us to our specific roles in life to do His work. He is the one who has called us to be mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, employers, employees, and citizens. No matter who we are, we all have a role to carry out in God’s kingdom. This Sunday, we are going…

Victory News – April 30, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, I hope you have enjoyed this sermon series as much as I have. It has been such a blessing to study, preach, listen, and learn about Jesus’ resurrection appearances. Each message continues to give me hope in the darkness. Jesus really did rise from the dead. The early followers of Jesus told us so. But maybe you are like me. Maybe you don’t just want to hear evidence about Jesus’ resurrection. Maybe you want to experience…

Victory News – April 23, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, Have you ever doubted God’s existence? God’s plan for you? That God is on your side? That He knows what He is doing? Have you ever doubted that he forgives you? We all struggle with doubt from time to time, yet we often pretend like we have it all together. Doubts often happen when our circumstances are different than what we think they should be, like when someone gets sick, or worse. Here is a key:…

Victory News – April 16, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, Grief is an unavoidable part of this fallen world. Either we are in the middle of grieving, we have just finished grieving, or we are about to grieve. I know that sounds depressing and hopeless. But that is the reality. As Jesus said, “In this world, you will have trouble…” But that’s not all he said. He continued, “But take heart! I have overcome the world!” (John 16:33). That is the good news of Jesus’ resurrection. We…

Victory News – April 9, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, This past Monday, the Baylor’s men basketball team won the NCAA Tournament Championship, denying an undefeated season and national championship for Gonzaga. Back in 1993, Chris Webber rebounded a missed free throw in Michigan’s national championship game versus North Carolina. With just under 20 seconds left and down by two, Webber hastily dribbled the ball down court. Failing to realize his team had no timeouts left, he called a timeout. Michigan was assessed a technical foul…

Victory News – April 2, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, This is it! This is the most important week out of the year! No, I’m not talking about March Madness or Brewer’s opening day. It’s Easter! The culmination of Holy Week. Better yet, it’s the culmination of history. This is why Jesus was born in Bethlehem. He came into this world to live as our substitute, defeat death on the cross, and bring in new life through his resurrection! Unlike the Christmas season, Walmart and the…

Victory News – March 26, 2021

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Hi Friends, The city was packed.  Visitors to the city easily outnumbered the residents 10-1. Many people were excited to visit the big city. For some of them, it was their first time. They were ready to celebrate! But there was also tension. There was pressure. There was animosity. People were behaving poorly on both sides. Some feared a riot was going to break out. The army patrolled streets in mass and in force. Suddenly there was a…