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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The Gift of Christmas

I love Christmas mornings: comfy pjs, coffee cup steaming, fire blazing, and children smiling in expectation. But I am not sure the anticipation they feel can compare to mine. Why? Because I know. I wrapped each gift with care and purchased it with them in mind. I have anticipated how they will react since the […]

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In Person Worship

Thank you all so much for your prayers during this time. Being away from corporate worship has been difficult for everyone in unique ways and we are now offering an in-person option. We strongly encourage everyone to do what is best for themselves and for their families. We have an excellent online platform and highly recommend […]

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Blessed and Thankful

I sat around a much smaller table for Thanksgiving this year. Yet, as we began to share what we were thankful for, the table filled with light and head nods in agreement; we are truly blessed. Through this year we have faced many ups and downs, especially this week. We all are in shock and […]

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A Covid Update (11/14/2020)

I pray you are having a beautiful Saturday morning. Below you will find an update about TCNaz and COVID and instructions for today’s Saturday Serve! A Covid Update As of yesterday we have a new COVID update. Please take a moment to watch the video today. Click here to watch and please let me know if you have […]

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Compassion and Justice

The study on Ruth has caused many questions about compassion and justice. How did God ordain his people to live in such a way that compassion and justice were always exhibited, especially to the least of these? I appreciate the way the United Methodist Church differentiates the two terms: “As Christians, we are called to […]

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Rejoice in the Lord Always

Worry and anxiety have a tendency to be at the forefront of the hearts and minds of many, especially during this season of Covid. There are also political and racial tensions that are all around us. Not to mention the issues we face in our daily lives: family, friends, work. All of it adds to STRESS and […]

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God Loves a Cheerful Giver

Lately I have been thinking a lot about how to give cheerfully! Life is filled with options of places and ways to give. As you seek the Lord this week take time to ask Him how you can grow in this area. Maybe He is calling you to provide dinner for a neighbor, or give […]

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Do This and Remember

Miles was still little. He had taken an iPod from my sister’s old room. Natalie had passed away a few years prior, and I admit that I was curious what pieces of my sister that little bit of technology held. I found a charger and plugged it in. I don’t think anyone had touched it […]

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Giant Proportions

Several years ago I visited Sequoia National Park in California. I have never experienced anything like it in my life. The trees were massive and beautiful, overwhelming and aweinspiting. The General Sherman tree can be found there. It is the largest tree in the world, with a base measuring 36 ft. in diameter and 275 […]

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