Author Archive: pastorrk

VBS is Coming!

I have a picture of Ryan on my dresser. He was 4 years old at a VBS. A dear friend took the picture right as he raised his hand saying that he wanted to accept Jesus as his savior. I wept happy tears and praised God for his newfound, little man, big-sized, faith and I […]

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The Mission and Party at the Park

Loving God. Serving Others. Growing Together. That is the mission of TCNaz and resonates with what we understand to be the very heart of God. We love God by spending time with Him, giving of our first and best, communicating with Him, and worshiping Him alongside our community of faith. We Serve Others by thinking of ourselves […]

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Celebrating Baptism

Ceremonies have the wonderful potential of reminding us of our past and pressing us towards the future. We celebrate better, we connect more holistically, because we have been there, done that, and got the T-shirt. This Sunday we celebrated the beauty of Addie’s baptism. As she popped up out of the water she whispered, “this […]

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The Beauty of Discipline

I sat in my bedroom fuming with frustration. My little 5-year-old heart was angry and hurting. My father had decided to journey out and even though I desperately wanted to go, he had told me no. From the large picture window in my room, I could see straight out into the front yard where my […]

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COVID-19 Policy Update

If you would have said to anyone that our Covid journey would last over a year, they would not have believed it…and yet, here we are, over a year later. As the mandates from the state and nation change, so are our policies here at TCNaz. We are keeping it simple, even though we fully […]

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Lower Lights Christian Health Center

Take time to lift up the ministry at Lower Lights today! They were recently featured in this article by Nazarene Compassionate Ministries! Fun Fact: Our previous Children’s Pastor, Leah Bowman, now serves with this awesome ministry. In the Franklinton neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio, in the United States, 55 percent of people live below the poverty […]

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Opportunities

We are praising God for all the marvelous works He has done this past year at and through TCNaz! Now is the perfect time to jump in and take part. This summer is filled with the chance to serve and reach out in unique and exciting ways. Sign up for Saturday Serve or join the […]

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Praying for Children

Karen Allore shared this with our families this week. It is a powerful reminder of how we can minister to our kids through prayer! “Children are a precious gift from God. So, when the challenges of life come along, it’s easy to fear for their futures. But praise God, we have the gift of praying […]

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Yerevan Church of the Nazarene

Take some time today to read about the light God is shining through the Yerevan Church of the Nazarene! “We are used to the war at the borders,” said Pastor Rita Lao, of the Yerevan church. “When you hear about war, we [think], ‘OK, it’ll end in a few days. Maximum four days. But it […]

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Living “Invited”

We just wrapped up the sermon series “Invited.” It was a powerful walk-through of the invitations of Jesus. His desire was that we join in a community alongside others who have a desire to love their neighbors. John reminds us that this commandment is old and new (1st John 2:7). Take a moment and combine […]

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