• A man of many talents, Pastor Rob Stewart was inspired by Psalm 122 to compose this poem that expresses the joys of Easter and the Resurrection.

  • Lee Ireland presents the latest update from Esther Shin and Noah Park. There are great things happening in the world, and you should know about them.

  • We all have opinions, but we are not our opinions. Does that seem simple enough? Does it feel true or untrue for you? How we view our relationship to our opinions matters deeply because basic civility appears to be eroding all around us. With civility, people of very different opinions can still love each other and treat each other with kindness and respect. Without civility, there is no civilization.

Assembly Bill 506 Comes Into Effect; Congregations Look

Assembly Bill 506 became the law of the State of California on January 1, 2023.  It mandates that certain people who work with under 18 years of age children and youth are now mandated reporters of sexual and physical abuse and that all youth workers 18 years or over who

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Easter Joy – based on Psalm 122

Joy pours down upon us; And Gratitude wells up from deep within us when You say, “Come inside!” “Come into Holy Presence!” And now our feet stand within your Holiness, For we are planted within your goodness and peace. Now we take in the One Breath For we find our

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A Letter from Noah Park and Esther Shin,

Dear friends and supporters, Michael and Joanna are a couple who have been married for about six months. They both were students in our classes and finished the MDiv and MA programs respectively at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo (ETSC). After graduation, they moved to Luxor, 450 miles (10

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We are Not our Opinions

We all have opinions, but we are not our opinions. Does that seem simple enough? Does it feel true or untrue for you? How we view our relationship to our opinions matters deeply because basic civility appears to be eroding all around us. With civility, people of very different opinions

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The church isn't a building or an institution. It is the people of the congregations that are the church, and the church must spread The Gospel as far as possible.

The children of God need to be cared for, no matter their lot in life. As servants of Christ, we are called to shelter them, nurture them, and provide spiritual fellowship to them.

We bring all members of the church into the sacred space of worship, allowing the Holy Spirit to move fully through the body of Christ.

The Divine Truth is available for all, but it is through interaction with it, discussion about it, and practical application of it that our lives are made whole through God.

Followers of Christ are called to serve their neighbors. Through "radical neighboring" we find the ways that the body of Christ around us is being underserved and offer what we can.

Christ called us to prepare the Kingdom of Heaven. God calls us to demonstrate what that looks like to the world through our actions.

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