Author Archive: pastorrk

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 Bridge to Forgiveness Has Already Been Built!

Did you miss this Sunday’s service? We continued our series Teach Us To Pray, honing in on forgiveness. If you weren’t here you can catch the sermon on our weekly podcast or on our website. Summary:The bridge to forgiveness has already been built! Will you cross it or will choose a winding road into the valley of frustration, […]

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Our Daily Bread

I love Hawiian rolls! They are soft and sweet and melt in my mouth. I had one today with my cold day staple, chicken noodle soup. Honestly I am not sure how good this bread is for my health. It is super yummy, but has alot of carbs and little nutritional value. But boy is […]

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Teach Us to Pray

The disciples had been around Jesus; they had seen him minister and care for others, preach in the synagogue, and pray. Even though the disiples were in intimate relationship with Jesus they still asked the question “Lord, teach us to pray.” (Luke 11:1) Maybe you have been in relationship with the Lord for a LONG […]

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Sanctity of Human Life

If you missed this last Sunday with Mandy Litzke, it isn’t too late to hear her amazing testimony. This past Sunday we celebrated the sacredness of all human life. “On January 13, 1984, President Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation designating January 22 as the first National Sanctity of Human Life Day. (January 22, 1973, was […]

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Your Peace Will Make Us One

On Sunday, Cindy Brockert shared with us the beautiful song “Your Peace Will Make Us One.” Take a moment and read through the words again today? Where in your life may the Shalom of God be needed? Is there anything in your life today that is incomplete or in need of mending? May the peace […]

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New Year

New years are always bombarded with new opportunities. The gym is half price. Cigerette sales are down and you can’t find your favorite brand of almond milk. Goals are set. Lifestyle changes are taking place. We are already tired and we are only finishing week one! In Charles Spurgeon’s sermon A Palm for the New […]

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When You Don’t “Feel” Joyous

Let’s be honest, it is always something, something working to steal our joy, our hope. During the Christmas Season, more than ever, there is guilt attached to it as well! Why do I sense this disheartening during a time that is oozing with the joy of the coming Christ child. Paul reminded the Roman church, […]

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Born the King

Last Sunday’s devotional from the Born the King devotional book was wonderful. At the end it had a sample of the prayer exercise developed by Ignatius of Loyola. This has become a vital tool for many as they have sought to develop their prayer life and practice the power of examining themselves. Take 5-10 minutes […]

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