As we mentioned today in our Resurrection Sunday message, we’re praying for missionary pastor Nate Medlong, serving in Kharkiv, Ukraine. He has a severe case of COVID-19 and needs our prayers.
If you’re interested in financially helping the Medlong family with medical expenses, please see the link below!
On Sunday, February 28, 2021, we will be doing a one-time trial run service at the Irsay Family YMCA in downtown Indianapolis. This is not a full-scale move. For example, the Project Love food pantry will be open as usual after service at School 18.
The next Sunday, March 6, we will be back at School 18. We do not yet have a complete timeline regarding our eventual move.
Here is a pdf map with some basic information about going to church at the Y. Horizon Central @ Irsay Y
The truest kind of faith thrives in situations where it looks like it is losing. The Christian martyrs of old, and for that matter, of the present day, die passively. They may anger and irritate their attackers, but they clearly do not intimidate them. They look like victims. One might imagine they were defeated souls who were finally giving up, and in a way that is true. There is a sense in which faith is a form of surrender, not to the bully, but to Christ. It is evidenced by taking up our cross and following him.
The Apostle John wrote the following after all of his fellow apostles had already met untimely deaths at the hands of their persecutors.
4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. 5 Who is it that overcomes the…
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On the first Sunday of each month we normally take communion together. Let’s do that, but do it at home. Make sure you have what you need, like crackers or whatever – and let’s make sure those among us who shouldn’t go out to the grocery store have what they need too. It will be different, for sure, but I think it will still be a great experience.
Our 9am Sunday prayer time together has kind of fallen off the radar. Let’s get that back on track in a virtual format. Nicole Cornett has agreed to be the point person for that, so please start by connecting with her on it. Here is a great reminder from David Guzik on the importance of prayer, especially at this time.