More Strongholds

Last week I talked about giants as strongholds in our lives.  I realized that I only looked at one side of the conversation so I’d like to explore a different direction today. Strongholds are meant to be places of safety and security.  In ancient times European people built strongholds that eventually became the remarkable, beautiful, […]

Seeking Transformation

 “May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.” —2 Thessalonians 3:5 (ESV) I remember vividly the day I was born again. The Nazarene church our family used to attend was having its annual Fall Revival. I do not remember the name of the evangelist or the […]

Giants & Strongholds

Do you believe in giants?  They exist you know.  They are all around us and we interact with them every day.  What?  You don’t think so?  You haven’t seen any 12 foot men and women walking around your neighborhood.  You haven’t even seen any 6 foot toddlers!  Okay. Okay.  Give me a moment and I […]

Nazarene Missions International

PRAYER MOBILIZATION LINE 22 April 2020 Board of General Superintendents Call to Prayer—Week Four Scripture Reading: Job 19:25–27   Maybe you saw it. The meme said, “I didn’t plan on giving up this much for Lent.” We have laughed, and we have cried during the past few months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consistently across the globe, […]


In Hebrews 12:26 we are told that God has said, ” YET ONCE MORE I WILL SHAKE NOT ONLY THE EARTH, BUT THE HEAVEN.” There is all kinds of shaking going on around us all the time. There have been many earthquakes since then.  Kingdoms have fallen, as have stars from heaven.  People have their […]

Preparing for Passover

As we move through this very important time of the year, I want us to be sure that we think clearly, that we don’t just go through this week with our minds in neutral. So for the duration of this week, I intend to write daily to us all as a congregation and challenge us […]

Pastor Ann Says…

FEAR, FOLLOW, LOVE AND SERVE Day 32 Today is the 32nd day of counting the omer. Deuteronomy 10:12-13 “So now, Israel, all that Yehovah your God asks from you is to fear Yehovah your God, follow all His ways, love Him and serve Yehovah your God with all your heart and all your being; to […]