Four Kinds of Christmas

On Sunday we considered the four different ways people can approach the ups and downs of the holidays.  Indeed, there are FOUR KINDS OF CHRISTMAS. Take this quizand find out which kind you are... (Developed by the folks at Speak Life) Read More

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Missions Focus Poll

Last winter we started a process to focus on mission-partners in our country and around the world.   As promised, here is the survey to help select our missions partners for 2019.  Please follow the link below to complete the survey. Read More

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Reformation Sunday

The folks at Ligonier Ministries have put together a helpful video on the importance of the reformation for church history.  We'll be watching this at Lightway on Sunday... Read More

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Marijuana and the Believer: Check it Out

Back to the Bible and InDoubt have excellent videos, articles, and podcasts that will help you think biblically about Canada's legalization of recreational marijuana use. Check it out here. Read More

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Bucket or Pipe?

A few Sundays ago our Little Lights leaders were encouraged to think of the children in our church not as "buckets" but as "pipes." Sounds strange, I know. But here's what that idea is getting at.  We mustn't think of our children as buckets: just empty containers that we must fill with Bible knowledge and good... Read More

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What does it mean to have faith?

Last week in 2 Timothy 1:1-5, we heard the apostle Paul commend Timothy's "sincere faith." What is that, anyway? "Sincere" carries the idea of being true, genuine and authentic. So what did Timothy have?  He had true Christian faith. He believed the gospel and all that it promises.  That Jesus is both Sovereign... Read More

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What's the main thing in life?

We just wrapped up a sermon series on the ten commandments in Deuteronomy 5.  The last commandment is unique: "You shall not covet."  The first nine commandments start with outside actions - not making idols, sabbath keeping, not murdering.  The last commandment starts with the inside: the heart, and our selfish... Read More

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You Shall Not Commit Pornography...?

A few Sundays ago we explored the sevent commandment: "You Shall Not Commit Adultery" (Deut. 5:18).  This forbids sexual activity outside marriage.  But that's not all.  In Matthew 5, Jesus reveals that adultery starts in the heart... with lust.  Even lust causes us to drift from the goodness of God in ways that... Read More

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What does the Sabbath say about God?

Here's Matt Chandler from the Village Church teaching on an important element of God's gift of the sabbath. Read More

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Am I punished for my parents' sins?

"...for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments." Deuteronomy 5:9-10 Does this mean I will be punished if my parents or... Read More