My Life In His Hands

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Wednesday was Manda and my anniversary. To celebrate, we went on a hot air balloon ride. It was really amazing, and I would definitely recommend that you go if you get the chance. It was … Read More

Hope

Scott DowningCommunity, Culture, Death, Faith, Fear, Hope1 Comment

It seems that the world has recently exploded, to a certain degree, with speculation, concern, fear over COVID-19. It has been for a while now, but this week it came home as there are currently … Read More

Growth

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It’s still technically Winter, but the weather is warming up, it’s sunny outside, and it feels like Spring. With Spring comes the onslaught of new life, of birth, of growth. Our rose bushes, apple trees … Read More

Legacy

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This past Wednesday the church went Roller Skating for our February Meet-Up. It was a lot of fun, and also a lot of work. To be fair, I was wearing roller blades, not roller skates, … Read More

Fear and Protection

Scott DowningCulture, Faith, Fear, Life

This past weekend the church had its first Meet-Up. If you missed this and have no idea what I’m talking about, every month we are going to have a free/low cost meet-up event for anyone … Read More

Intentional

Scott DowningCulture, Faith, Life

As I mentioned last week, change is often difficult for a variety of reasons, including the fact that it requires work and intentionality. That intentionality is what I want to discuss this week. Intentionality is vital for any sort of transformation and change, but so often we disregard it in hopes that things will “just happen.”

Renewal

Scott DowningChurch, Faith

It’s over a week into the New Year, which means that most of our resolutions have probably already been broken because change is difficult and requires effort and intention. I’ll write about that later, but since it is still the start of a New Year, I wanted to write briefly about renewal.