Church News

Who’s In Charge of Your Life?

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

There is a doctrine in the church, which essentially says, “God is sovereign; He can do anything He wants; He may choose to heal me, or He may not.” First, before anyone begins shouting “heresy,” let me state emphatically, God is Almighty; He is the self-existent, Creator of all things; He is the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.All … Continue reading “Who’s In Charge of Your Life?”

The Great Reformation subject of June 10 presentation

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

On Saturday June 10, 9 a.m. to noon, House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Escondido will offer a lively presentation about the reformation of the church; then and now. Celebrating 500 years of church reform, learn how the church has changed and how it continues to change.  Share the church’s hope for the future. The program will be presented by … Continue reading “The Great Reformation subject of June 10 presentation”

Blessing or Cursing: It’s Your Choice Pt.2

By News Desk | May 03, 2017

“Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, the produce of your ground and the increase of your herds, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks.  Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out.” (Deuteronomy 28:4-6, NKJV). This … Continue reading “Blessing or Cursing: It’s Your Choice Pt.2”

First United Methodist to host Sorelle Women’s Chorus Sunday

By News Desk | April 25, 2017

On Sunday April 30 at 3:30 pm, Sorelle Women’s Chorus will perform an hour-long concert entitled “Sorrow and Joy” at First United Methodist Church of Escondido, located at 341 S. Kalmia St. This performance, part of the church’s Music Series,  will include madrigals, traditional spirituals, and pieces by Holst and Mendelssohn.  A free will offering will be accepted, and a … Continue reading “First United Methodist to host Sorelle Women’s Chorus Sunday”

Blessing or Cursing: What Will You Choose?

By News Desk | April 25, 2017

“Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the Lord your God will set you high above all nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of … Continue reading “Blessing or Cursing: What Will You Choose?”

Jesus Christ is the Resurrection and the Life

By News Desk | April 19, 2017

Spring is the time of year when it is common to hear people uttering phrases such as, Out with the old, in with the new.”  Spring cleaning comes to mind, putting things in order and setting the tone for the rest of the year. How appropriate that Resurrection Sunday, the day Jesus conquered death; having been crucified, buried and raised … Continue reading “Jesus Christ is the Resurrection and the Life”

Moving from the Natural to the Supernatural

By News Desk | April 12, 2017

If there is a common theme throughout the Bible, it could be summed up this way: “My ways are higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts” (Isaiah 55:9, NKJV).  Scripture is filled with stories of God’s intervention in the affairs of men and women.  God moves miraculously in a person’s life to display His power and to … Continue reading “Moving from the Natural to the Supernatural”

To Reveal God, the Nature of God and Kingdom of God

By News Desk | April 06, 2017

Those even remotely familiar with the Christian’s message could probably state without giving it much thought that Jesus came to die so that those who believe in Him can go to heaven one day  And, that would be true. But there is so much more. If that was the only reason, why then didn’t Jesus merely appear on Earth, die, … Continue reading “To Reveal God, the Nature of God and Kingdom of God”

Two More Steps Through a Crisis (Part 2)

By News Desk | March 29, 2017

By PASTOR ROB GRANGER   Last week’s column listed four steps to successfully maneuver through a crisis.  Further prayer and reflection showed me there are two more which are every bit as necessary as those listed last week. But first let’s review the first four. 1) Don’t panic. The devil will do everything he can to tempt you to fear.  … Continue reading “Two More Steps Through a Crisis (Part 2)”

When Facing A Crisis, What Do You Do?

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Until Jesus returns there are certain norms all humanity is having to contend with. As surely as the sun rises and sets, there will be both good times and bad; crises will come and go.  It isn’t whether crises will come, it’s when. The big difference for a Christian is that we don’t walk through them alone.  In fact, we … Continue reading “When Facing A Crisis, What Do You Do?”