The Book of Ruth – Part Two

This is Part Two of a five-part sermon series through the Old Testament book of Ruth preached on April 21, 2013. You can listen to the audio of the sermon here. You can also follow along with this outline: The Book of Ruth – Sermon 2 Outline.

The Classic Christmas: Expecting consolation and redemption

At Christmastime children are overwhelmed with expectation. The soundtrack for the childhood Christmases of many was the Alvin and the Chipmunks Christmas record. The Chipmunks hit was “Christmas don’t be late”. One of the lines in the song is, “we’ve been good, but we can’t last, hurry Christmas hurry fast” and another line is, “we can hardly stand […]

Prayer for the Rineholt Family in the Dominican Republic

I wanted to ask that you be in prayer for our friends Shawn and Jen Rineholt as they minister in the Dominican Republic. They are enduring some significant difficulties today. Here are two messages Shawn posted on Facebook today” Please pray for our city today as the water supply from San Rafael has been broken […]

Small Group Recap for the Week of 9.23.12

This week in Small Group Bible Study, we read and discussed 1 Thessalonians 3. Here are the major points which we discussed: 1 Thessalonians 3 (1) What does this passage teach about God? If we cannot help someone in our presence, God has given us prayer to aid others (verse 10). God will work in […]

Small Group Recap for the week of 9.9.12

This week in Small Groups at SCC, we took a look at 1 Thessalonians 1. Take a moment to read it, and reflect on these questions. Feel free to discuss what your group talked about in the comment section. Context: The Apostle Paul is writing this letter to a church in the Greek (Macedonian) city of […]

Review and Reflect on Mark 4:35-41

Jesus has just finished teaching about responding to the Gospel in belief and repentance. He has taught how this response relates to those who are inside and outside the Kingdom of God. And lest we forget who this is who is saying these things, there is one final story in the context in Mark 4:35-41. After spending […]