Posts from September 2019

Posts from September 2019

J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)

JAM is back in session! JAM is a high energy bible study designed just for our kids who are in kindergarten through fifth grade. Each session consists of dinner, worship, biblical truths, games, a memory verse, and lots of fun and laughter. Throughout September, October, and November, we are focusing on a series entitled, Never Too Young. All the lessons center around…

MOO 38

This weekend, seven of our Lake Valley men are involved in a Men of the Ouachitas (MOO) experience. Their retreat began this past Thursday evening and will conclude early tomorrow morning. Today is a particularly significant day for the participants of this reatreat. If you have attended a MOO before, this is a special evening for you as well. Please pray for the…

Student Ministry

We are excited to announce our new name for Wednesday Youth Service: AWE FACTOR! We want the students of Lake Valley to show the AWE of Jesus in their daily lives. The definition of awe is “a strong feeling of respect or amazement brought on by something that is beautiful or sacred.” Shouldn’t we all feel that way about Jesus with everything he has done in our lives and…

First Principles

Over the past two years, a diverse group of faithful Lake Valley men have met at 6:00 am once a week to dive into the First Principles of the Faith. The First Principles series is a set of 13, six-session dialogue-based Bible study guides for use by church leaders and mature Christians to establish believers and churches in the faith. The First Principles series was…

Grandparent’s Day

Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life. PROVERBS 16:31 We live in a disposable society where anything “new” is considered better. We, far too often, chase after the novel and discard the proven. Our entertainment and media often treats the wisdom of experience and a life well lived as outdated, old fashioned, and undesirable. As a church, we…

WOO4

My WOO journey started before I was born. My story, with all its mess, failures, and beauty was fashioned by a loving Creator to be used to bring glory to Himself… wait… all of it? Seriously? That truth alone has brought me more freedom, healing, and joy, as I continue to learn how deeply I am seen, loved, and accepted. God allowed all of it, and He brings…