Posts By: Matt Linn


Danielle Disbennett Do you remember when you were first saved and that feeling you were ready to conquer the world…that feeling of being on fire for Jesus? I remember having this feeling that no matter what would come my way, I would be okay, because I had this amazing heavenly Father who was in control… Read more »


Danielle Disbennett Have you ever been in a season where you have been dealing with the same struggle for what seems like eternity? It can feel like you keep praying for change, but nothing happens. It can feel like your situation will never get better. Why do we continue to pray? Why do we continue… Read more »


Dan Wykle “HOPE” Such a simple four-letter word, the word “HOPE!” However, it’s a POWERFUL and IMPORTANT word…important enough that it is mentioned in the Bible 129 times in 121 different verses. One of the most well-known scriptures about HOPE is found in Jeremiah 29:11 where it says, “For I know the plans I have… Read more »


Danielle Disbennett I read a church sign the other day that said, “Church should make us better, not comfortable.” Naturally, we like comfort. We like comfortable clothing. We like being around people who we feel comfortable with, people we can be ourselves around. Most people don’t necessarily enjoy doing things that are out of their comfort zone. But… Read more »


Dan Wykle   Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God. Psalm 42:11 Man, I gotta tell ya, I’m in a MAJOR funk! Have been now for the past two weeks. But there is something… Read more »


Danielle Disbennett   Where do you find your joy?   Do you find it in your job, shopping, relationships, or hobbies? Or maybe you let your circumstances determine your joy. Perhaps your joy is determined by how many Facebook likes you received on that family picture you posted (that took you 25 tries to get… Read more »


Dan Wykle I love the Lord, he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. Psalm 116:1-2 As I was driving to work this morning, I was listening to a popular radio talk show host and he… Read more »


Danielle Disbennett Transparent: -having thoughts, feelings, or motives that are easily perceived. -easy to perceive, detect. Synonyms for transparent-undisguised, unconcealed. Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. Ephesians 4:25 A few years ago, the word transparent frightened me. This… Read more »


Dan Wykle Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord. Leviticus 19:18 Several years ago, our church participated in the “Art Of Neighboring,” a series that looked into how we, as Christians, could shine our light by helping out those… Read more »


Danielle Disbennett Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your… Read more »


Dan Wykle But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, Philippians 3:20 Friday morning, June 9th, I received the three words I had hoped that I would NEVER receive. Those three words were “Dad passed away.” Even though my Dad had been struggling with health issues… Read more »


Ashton Walton    And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 (ESV)    And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you  will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:6… Read more »


Danielle Disbennett   Have you ever had one of those days when you just wanted to “tap out”? Days when you just want to cry, because what you are going through feels like it is too much to handle? Well, that was my day today! It started off with my seven-month-old waking up three times… Read more »


Dan Wykle Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Romans 12:12 Hi…my name is Dan, and I am a Facebook Junkie! Although this statement is true, I find many advantages with Facebook. One of the things I like so much is the “Memories” part. This is where FB goes back through… Read more »


Dan Wykle *** BREAKING NEWS *** How often do we see this splashed across the TV screens on the different news channels today? And how often is it EVER “Breaking News”? In this day and age, we have grown numb to what is actual breaking news, and what is just average, everyday news. I wonder… Read more »


Danielle Disbennett Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3: 5-7 (ESV) I recently made the decision not to return to work after having my second child, and try this whole stay-at-home… Read more »


Dan Wykle [Jesus said,] “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 Several years ago, my life was lacking true meaning. I was a Christian, but was just “skating by,” thinking that I had it all handled. Then 2008 (the economic collapse) happened, and I… Read more »


A few weeks ago I was visiting with a mentor of mine and after rambling off to him all my shortcomings he asked me one simple question that shook me to the core. It was very simple question but it had a way of profoundly changing my perspective from my brokenness to the perspective of… Read more »



  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 This week in Children’s Ministry we taught on living a life like the King of Kings.  Jesus is a perfect example for an imperfect world.  As part of our lesson we played a game called… Read more »