Notes From the Pastor

COVID-19 Update (March 19)

Each day we find out new information concerning our world and the effects that COVID-19 is having. In response to this, I wanted to take a moment to update you on how the Tipp City Church of the Nazarene is responding in our local context. The staff met for several hours today to pray and […]

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COVID-19 Updates

3/13/2020 Dear TCNaz Family, In response to yesterday’s announcement by Governor DeWine, we wanted to take a moment to update you on how the Tipp City Church of the Nazarene is responding to COVID-19 in our local context. We have taken time to discuss, pray, and weigh the issue at hand. These decisions were not […]

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All Life is Sacred

All life is sacred. At TCNaz we have used this verbiage for a long time. My family has encountered this great and marvelous fact time and time again; 10 years ago when we felt the call to adopt and sat alongside a woman who was broken and wanted life for her unborn child, 5 years […]

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Epiphany

Epiphany has been celebrated since the 3rd century. The day falls on the 12th day of Christmas, which happens to be today. Epiphany means revelation or manifestation. The light of God came down, not only for the Israelites/Jewish people but also for the Gentiles. The first day of Epiphany is also called Three Kings Day. […]

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Giving Tuesday: Christmas Community Challenge!

Look around and consider all that our world is facing today. In Miami County alone over 10,000 people are living below the poverty level. This means thousands of people struggling to pay electric bills, have access to needed medications, and children without enough to eat. Our goal at TCNaz is to help be a solution to the […]

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Good Gifts

My father just celebrated his 67th birthday. He is still a young man, I know. There have been so many ways that my earthly father has taught me about the heavenly father, but one of the most impactful is his radically generous nature. My dad loves to give good gifts. I remember graduating from college. […]

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Gratefulness

Each year at Thanksgiving, my family stands around the dining room table and we go around the circle sharing one thing we are thankful for this year. We FaceTime our extended family and this year we will have 21 people sharing in the goodness and gratefulness of all God has done to bring blessings to […]

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Life Groups

Life Groups are coming up soon! Here’s what you need to know about being a host/leader of a Life Group: For hosting, all that is needed is a space for the group to meet. This could be your back patio, your living room, around the dining room table, anywhere in your home is perfect! Sometimes […]

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Do You Believe?

Jesus, the Messiah, spoke to us all when he posed the question to Martha: “Do you believe?”. Do we truly believe that Jesus is the resurrection and the life? Do we believe he holds all power over life and death? His words and Martha’s situation easily lead our minds to think of physical death. We […]

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Different Gifts

Romans 12:4-8 reads, “For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If […]

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Christ Be Magnified!

This past Sunday we sang the song Christ Be Magnified by Cody Carnes and we utilized the bridge portion of the song as the introduction to our prayer time. I want to encourage you to continue praying and reflecting on those words this week. Reread them each day and reflect on how they apply to […]

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Hope

“We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ (1 Thessalonians 1:3). Paul is remembering the Church in Thessalonica. His heart is geared towards their “works produced by faith, their labor prompted by love, and their […]

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