Author Archive: pastorrk

In Love with the Word of God

This last weekend we had a chance to spend time with our extended family in Pennsylvania. We had a wonderful time celebrating my grandfather’s 80th birthday. We stayed at my uncle’s house. He purchased a large arsenal of fireworks for our enjoyment. He and my 14 year old son, Joel, set them off, usually 3 […]

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Celebrating One Year

This month we celebrated all God has done over the last year here at TC Naz. At district assembly this year we were awarded the District Church Excellence Award. Though we do not do what we do for plaques or special honors, it is a wonderful reminder of the work God is doing in and through us […]

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Anniversaries

Sunday, May 27th, was my wedding anniversary. Chad and I have been married for 18 years. Over the years we have faced trials and frustrations; we have learned to love each other better. Time, trials, sorrows, joy, hurts, and healings have made our marriage what it is today. I am so glad that we are […]

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NCN NEWS: Cuba

NCN NEWS: Cuba The Church of the Nazarene is grateful for the outpouring of prayerful support and the desire of so many to assist those impacted by the recent tragic event in Cuba. It is natural for the people of God to be moved by the Spirit to be generous and compassionate in response to […]

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What is True Worship?

by Delesslyn A. Kennebrew Worship is not the slow song that the choir sings. Worship is not the amount you place in the offering basket. Worship is not volunteering in children’s church. Yes, these may be acts or expressions of worship, but they do not define what true worship really is. There are numerous definitions of […]

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Growing Together

A few months ago the board all sat discussing who we are as a Church. We talked about what is in our DNA, what makes us unique, how we do what we do here at TCNaz. At the end we began redefining our mission. For several years now the Churches’ mission has been: Loving God, Serving […]

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Hosanna

As a body of Christian believers we understand the purpose of Christ’s death and resurrection, but often overlook the deep rooted value that is found in Palm Sunday celebration. Never in history had there been, nor will there ever be again, a Savior King who comes into town riding on a donkey. This alone is symbolic […]

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There Is a Light

There is a lamp in my office. Tracy Waal, my former boss at MVNU, made it out of an old electrical box and antique gas light covers. The first time I saw it I was amazed. What a wonderful expression of the creativity and skill that God had given him. Everyday I turn it on as soon as I enter […]

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Home

Making a house a home is not an easy task. When we took steps to purchase a new home here in Tipp City it was so hard to see what each house could look like with our family in it. As hard as I tried there were some houses that envisioning what it could be seemed […]

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Billy Graham

Many of us were touched by the life and ministry of Billy Graham. Today’s devotional is from www.billygraham.org/devotion. You can find devotional thoughts written by Rev. Graham for each day of the year. Living in His Power By Billy Graham I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. —Philippians 4:13 Jesus had a humble heart. […]

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