{August 4, 2019}

Heartland Community Church August 4 – 10, 2019   SUIT UP: Lock Your Shields By Joe Davis I learned about the armor of God as a child in Sunday school and vacation Bible school. At the time, I assumed that putting on our armor was done on an individual basis....

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Idols of the Heart

     The Bible is such a fascinating book, so much history, so many incredible and true stories, all woven together to tell the same story of redemption. I know some think that the Bible is outdated or irrelevant to today. I disagree. Many times it feels like the words...

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Sent

A while back our women’s ministry worked through The Armor of God study by Priscilla Shirer. During that time the Holy Spirit gave me these words to pray: You haven’t sent me out with             a wand of wishful thinking,a whip of anger,a club of...

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Word of the Year

Time – a point of time as measured in hours and minutes past midnight or noon.– plan, schedule or arrange when (something) should happen or be done.– the system of those sequential relations that any event has to any other, past, present,      or future; indefinite and continuous duration...

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Worship in the Waiting

Just a few weeks ago a small group of us met to grab a warm drink, catch up, share what God’s nudging us about and pray for each other. Repeatedly, music (all kinds) came up. How it provoked us, moved us, and comforted us. While we were together, I jotted...

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Among

To be with, surrounded by, in association with-together. Like the playground ball with it’s tether,to be beside, locked in with.To lock eyes with, eyes.Coexisting with intention. Always seasoned with salt and spoken full of grace,let our conversation be AMONG. In association with, included and inclusive.A walking church. Making space.Vulnerability surrounds...

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Seasons

Holidays in a season of grief Like many of you, I recently ordered our family Christmas cards. I had preselected a few layout options, had our family photos from a session this summer, and had my coupons to stack on Cyber Monday deals — just like I do every year....

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Choose Truth

I’m an emotional lady. I cry at church pretty much every Sunday, cry at songs on the radio and movies often, cry when I see other people crying…you get the picture. I’ve always been very sensitive and wear my heart on my sleeve. My now husband had to learn this...

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Why and How Should I Tell Others?

I read through the book of Revelation last year in a Bible study group. It was confusing, terrifying, and then opened up to such beauty and hope that my life felt different with this new understanding of the end of the story. I felt compelled to share, but conflicted because...

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What’s Up?

Fall Study Details Church-wide this Fall we are making a strategic focus to encourage many people from inside our community as well as outside our walls to participate in the Alpha experience utilizing our Adult and Student Ministries (through Men’s, Women’s, Youth and Coed venues)! Alpha will be the basis...

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