Tag Archives: Autumn Ridge

Refreshment for the Christian Feeling Unwanted, Unloved, or Unapproved

Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ… 2 Peter 1:1, ESV, emphasis added Gracious Jesus: What wonderful, miraculous truth you reveal to your people in 2 Peter 1:1! How especially healing, […]

Beyond a Botched Delivery: The Stories Behind Autumn Ridge Community Church’s First Baptism

If we were playing Jeopardy!, then this story would fall under the category, “Situations that make you want to swear to the point of being disqualified from ministry…” Answer: “Delivery scheduled for the Thursday before your church plant’s first baptism. A signature is required for delivery…but we didn’t tell you that. We politely leave a […]

A Prayer for when Mother’s Day is Hard

Mother’s Day is just a few days away! (Dads, children: consider this a timely reminder. There’s still time for two-day shipping on Amazon Prime!) I’m excited about the ways we will celebrate Mother’s Day as a church family. We aren’t taking a break from our current teaching series to preach a Mother’s Day-themed sermon, but […]