How is Your Vision?


Posted by Lee Sellick on

By Lee Sellick-- Do you see clearly?   Wearing glasses is relatively new for me. What I notice most are the smudges and scratches, not the subject of my interest in the distance! I am distracted. My focus is shortened to the bridge of my nose. Talk about short sighted!   “Now...



Posted by Lou Snyder on

By Lou Snyder-- James 1:12 “Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.” Being a follower of Christ since I was young, I have been aware of the many promises God...

Elder Update


Posted by Dick Middlebrooks on

By Dick Middlebrooks-- This note is a big PRAISE focused on our stewardship as a church. We are such a wonderfully generous church! We give in so many ways: our tithes for the operations of the church for our ministry locally and to our Global Partners for our worldwide ministry. We have our...



Posted by Troy Ready on

By Troy Ready-- I will never forget the joy of anticipating becoming a father as we waited for the arrival of our first son, Myles, in 2008. No doubt, there is much wisdom in God’s creative design to give nine months of “prep time” before life gets completely flipped...

Story Time


Posted by Angelo Ramella on

By Angelo Ramella-- I have been thinking a lot about how stories are so much a part of our everyday lives. Just explore briefly in thought about how telling a story or hearing someone else’s story is such a frequent part of life. Of foremost importance and divinely impactful is...

How Long? A Soul Stirring.

Posted by Jane Lewis on

By Jane Lewis-- Greetings, in the powerful name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Wow! “In the powerful name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.”  Can we really comprehend the depth of that expression? Can we really comprehend the personal and intimate love our Creator...

God Restores Us

Posted by Janet Nordlund on

By Janet Nordlund-- IT’s Community Sunday!!!! Four Sundays a year we come together as a whole faith community all together in one room to Remember and Celebrate Jesus!  Our theme for this Community Sunday is: GOD RESTORES US. Our Community Sunday team was inspired by our study...

Heavenly Treasures


Posted by Vittoria Tanisha on

By Vittoria Tanisha-- Hi Faith Family!How are you? How have you been?This week I want to share what Jesus has been reminding me these past months. Just for a moment, I invite you to take a deep breath – in and out – and let’s reflect on His words and goodness together. Feel...

Modern Day Lazarus


Posted by Butch Whitten on

By Butch Whitten-- On February 7, 2019, I was headed to the gym in Beaverton, next to City Hall. It felt like a normal day to me. After working out, I caught the MAX to the Beaverton Transit Center to catch my bus home. Arriving at the transit center I saw my bus was about to leave. I hustled...

Faithful to All Generations


Posted by Susan Schmidt on

By Susan Schmidt-- Mother’s Day is approaching and I find myself thinking about my grandmother. Gram as we called her. Memories came to mind as I assisted my twelve-year-old granddaughter in sewing her first skirt. I was twelve years old when Gram taught me to sew. I still remember the...