Posts by Stonebrook Church (Page 20)
Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 I have this verse bookmarked on my phone, and I go to it a lot for encouragement and a reminder that the Lord is with me, that I am not alone. A while ago I was listening to a song with a similar message, and it struck…
Psalm 91:4 “…and under his wings you will find refuge.” Psalm 91:4 Lately I have been soaking in Psalm 91. When my heart is anxious and I find myself worrying, verse 4 sticks out to me especially. I love the direct words “YOU WILL” and how it is such a clear promise to those who seek refuge “in the shelter of the Most High.” (v.1) “YOU WILL find refuge under his wings!” I grew up going on vacation with my…
Revelation 4:11 “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things and by your will they were created and have their being.” – Revelation 4:11 When I read this verse in my quiet time recently, I was struck by the phrase “by your will they were created…” It reminded me of the old Scripture song that we sang “waaaaay back” in the ‘70’s (the KJV version): “And for your pleasure…
Psalm 59:16-17 Annette Barrett (wife of Pastor Brad Barrett) Because of my stroke, I can’t sing very well due to a difficulty of getting enough air. But I was reading Psalm 59 today and remembered a tune to vs.16-17 we sang years ago. (I made Brad sing it today, and I sort of sung along.) Psalm 59:16–17 NASB95 “But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength; Yes, I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning, For…
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. (ESV)
Listen to Terri Huffman describe how God has been working in her family over the past decades (and continues to work today)!
Evan shares how his efforts to change his sin failed, and the remedy that worked.
There will be a special all members meeting this Wednesday, May 24, from 7-8 p.m. Items on the agenda include Stonebrook’s vision and mission, Zeke’s sale, fundraiser information, and a Q&A.
But he, desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” (ESV)
How can I be good enough to deserve God’s grace? Amy talks about her fears, and how God showed her that her security is based on what Christ has done for us.
Register by Thursday, June to join us to hear older couples from Stonebrook talk about their marriages! This event will be Saturday, June 3 from 7-8:30 p.m. How have their marriages benefited them? What challenges have they faced? What habits or practices have they developed that have helped their marriages? How have their marriages changed through the seasons of life? What advice do they have for younger couples?
Beth talks about the trials of graduate school and how God dealt with her pride and arrogance during this time and helped her to grow in humility and hope for the future.
Do you want to learn how to understand and apply the Bible better? Join us May 17-June 21, from 8-9 p.m. for a class on “How to Interpret the Bible.” Click here for more information and to sign up.
Parents – Stonebrook will have a child dedication on Sunday, May 14. Contact Terri Huffman (email@example.com) if you are interested in having your child dedicated.
On June 18, Stonebrook will ordain a new pastor – Luke Anderson. Join us for the ordination right after the Sunday service, and for a celebration immediately following the ordination!
The Rock is doing an Easter tract handout on campus on Good Friday, and is looking for help! Find out details and sign up at http://tinyurl.com/koduz7v.
We will have an informational meeting about the possibility of a church plant in Rochester in Summer of 2018 on April 9 between services, and after second service in the kitchen. Join us!
As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. (ESV)
The monthly all church prayer meeting will be Wednesday, March 22 from 7-8 p.m.
Walnut Creek Community Church is hosting well-known and highly-respected author and speaker, Dr. Tedd Tripp, March 24-25. More information and registration.
Don’t forget to turn clocks ahead next Saturday night (March 11) as Daylight Savings Time begins.
Discovery classes are open to people who are interested in finding out more about Stonebrook’s beliefs, history, vision, structure and possible membership. The three class series will be held during second service on February 19 and 26, and the evening of March 5.