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'#becauseofJesus' Tagged Posts

'#becauseofJesus' Tagged Posts

Victory News – November 30, 2018

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Dear Friends, Is your tree up? Real or artificial? Are your lights white or colored? What kinds of ornaments do you have? Maybe they are made by the kids, ones that were gifts, or maybe some are family heirlooms. Do you have a star, angel, or something else on top? Maybe you have ribbon on your tree. Do you like how it looks? On Good Friday, the tree was real. There were no lights. In fact, it got…

Victory News – April 6, 2018

Dear Friends, Easter brings to us the truth of new beginnings. Jesus is no longer dead; he is alive. And because Jesus is alive, we have a Savior who brings to us new beginnings every day. That is exciting news because so often we live with the guilt, the shame, the regrets, and the resentment of the past. Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you…

Victory News – March 9, 2018

Dear Friends – Have you ever tried to cover up something? “Tilted Halos” is the title of a chapter in a book called The Ragamuffin Gospel. It begins with a man who has such a terrible headache that he finds himself in his doctor’s office. The doctor asks him a few questions to try and get to the bottom of problem.  The doctor asks, “Do you drink a lot of liquor?” Indignantly that man says, “I never touch the filthy…

Victory News – March 2, 2018

Hi Friends, One summer I did some camping outside of Anchorage, AK.  As I made my way through the heavily forested area with a river rushing close by, I knew this was bear country. You see, a bear made it into our camp one night and came right up to our tent. (I prayed really hard.) As I was walking near the campsite, a thought kept coming to me: “Make noise.” Why make noise? Because a grizzly bear mom is…

Victory News – February 23, 2018

Dear friends, We live in a love-hungry world. Countless people, young and old alike, are suffering spiritually, mentally and emotionally, some even physically, because “nobody cares.” A lot of times you can tell people are lacking love because they lash out and hurt other people. Hurting people hurt other people. Many people at our schools, our jobs, our neighborhood, sitting beside us at games, movies and concerts, perhaps in the chair right by us at worship are just waiting and…