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Me? Missional?

We are not all called to be evangelists. Or missionaries. But when Jesus said “You are the salt of the earth” and “You are the light of the world,” he meant you. He meant me. He meant all of us as His community called the Church. We are called to be missional. People who live intentionally. People with a purpose bigger than ourselves. People who point other people to Jesus through our actions and words. We are called to be God’s presence in a broken, sinful world ...Read More

I am the Priest and Levite

By Maggie Johnson. I trust no one... assume negative intent... am hyper-truth... To love God is to love people. In Luke 10, Jesus points out the most important aspect of the law: Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and love your neighbor as yourself. Immediately after this is when he tells the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30-37). I am the Priest and the Levite....Read More

Disembodied Words

Thoughts from Pastor Don Beachy about the Church, social media, and how we can love one another with our words....Read More

Suffering - An Opportunity to Dance

Picture a dancer on a stage - a bright, narrow spotlight on her every jump, twist, bend, and graceful arch. The black stage is bare. The auditorium is empty. She dances alone. That could be you. ...Read More

Suffering - An Unquestioned Assumption

Why would we think that we’re supposed to experience something better than we are when things are bad? Seriously, why?...Read More

The Meaning of Advent

Why use Advent candles? And what do they mean? Glad you asked......Read More

Spiritual Conversation Challenge - God's Heart

Scooby Doo, Walker Texas Ranger, and Luke 15. Why God cares about your spiritual conversations......Read More

Spiritual Conversation Challenge!

We've taken on a new goal at Village Life Church. We want every member (and willing attendee) to open up at least one spiritual conversation with an unchurched friend, coworker, or family member by January 8th! Scary for some? Of course! But we're going to keep it simple, keep it real, and trust God to use us!...Read More

The Practice of the Presence of God

Few books have challenged and inspired me as much as "The Practice of the Presence of God." Brother Lawrence was a simple, humble man. But his desire to live in constant communion with God and to do every act of every day out of love for God made him a spiritual giant....Read More

How are YOU doing?

Last week I talked about the common question: "How is Village Life Church going?" This week I have a question for you: How are YOU doing? Do you know? ...Read More