TheQuoteVol1Iss1

the QUOTE Quotes | Observations | Takeaways | & Encouragement Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2020 The QUOTE is a brief synopsis of books I’ve read. Read this. Then read the book. ~ Daniel Mallipudi The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery By Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile InterVarsity Press |…

How Jesus Prays for Us

How Jesus prays for us (& how we can pray for others): As we examine John chapter 17 we see an example of Jesus prays for us and a template on how we can pray for others. Before we look at the template let’s first review some of what we know about prayer and what…

Prayer Journal

Prayer Journal 2020: it’s time to start. Today, that is. It’s time to start your prayer journal today. Don’t put it off. There’s no reason to delay. Start today. It’s not about a New Year’s Resolution. It’s about a deepening a relationship with God the Father. Think about the closest relationships you have right now….

Christmas Gift for God

One of the names for Jesus is Emmanuel, which means, God with us. The very story of Christmas is encapsulated in this name for our Savior, Emmanuel. God. With. Us. God left the glories of heaven to be born of a virgin to be with us. He lived a sinless, perfect life and at the…

Skipping Thanksgiving

Nearly twenty years ago, John Grisham penned a comedy novel entitled Skipping Christmas. The premise of the novel is this: Luther and Nora Krank attempt to avoid the frenzy of everything that comes with a traditionally celebrated Christmas. Their daughter has left on a Peace Corps assignment to Peru and they are deal with the…

QuietTime

Establishing a quiet time is harder than it sounds, isn’t it? We live our lives in constant noise. The noise comes at us from a variety of sources: social media, Spotify, Netflix, our work responsibilities, our family responsibilities…all of these sources of ‘noise’ make it difficult, if not, impossible to establishing some quiet in our…

GiftsConfession

As pastor of First Christian Church it is our desire to be a church family committed to loving God and loving others through authenticity, relationships & outreach. We will be a church family that loves God and loves others through authenticity. Specifically, we will be a church family that values a faith and a love…

5Marks

During this year, our church will celebrate being in Roseburg for 130 years. Can you imagine? Our church has a been a beacon of hope, restoration and transformation for 130 years. Recently, we began a collection of talks entitled Church Selfie: a Snapshot of WHO we are and WHY we are here. This collection of…

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