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LEFC Guide to Worship – 24 January 2021

January 22, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, January 24, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, “Take it to the Lord in prayer.” Right now, I am more convinced than ever that we need to be people of prayer and more convicted than ever of my own weakness and failings in this area. I am humbled by how many of you have…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 17 January 2021

January 15, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, January 17, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, “Raise your gaze.” That’s the refrain that has echoed through my thoughts as I’ve grappled in my mind with current events. We are faced with a dangerous intersection of multiple deadly and divisive problems in our nation right now, and I have been sorely tempted this…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 10 January 2021

January 8, 2021

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”

You might have noticed that we’ve been reciting the same “Hide the Word” church memory verses ever since last Spring (April 26, 2020 to be exact). Every few weeks, I think about switching us to another passage because the Scriptures are chock-ful of wonderful truth to fill our hearts and minds.

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LEFC Guide to Worship at Home – 3 January 2021

December 31, 2020

I don’t know what 2021 has in store for us. I’m generally optimistic by nature, but I’m learning to be realistic, too. If this last year taught us anything, it should have taught us to be cautious in making too many predictions and to not hold on too firmly to our own plans (James 4:13-15)!

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LEFC Guide to Worship At Home – 27 December 2020

December 23, 2020

The wait is over! Christmas has come. Even if it was different this year, I hope your Christmas was full of real joy, wonder, and love. I also hope you set aside time to think about the birth of Christ.

In this weekend’s video message, Joel Michaels takes us back through that familiar story and focuses on what the angel said to the shepherds. I look forward to studying it with my family this Sunday morning.

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 28 February 2021

February 26, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, February 28, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, As the month of February comes to an end, here are some key things to focus upon: New missionaries! I’m truly excited for us all to get to know ReachGlobal missionaries Adam Bailey and Fred & Cindy Cressman. Our Missions Ministry Team has enjoyed working together…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 21 February 2021

February 19, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, February 21, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, This February, we have been focusing on the great Christian theme of love. The Bible says that God is love (1 John 4:16) and that there is no greater love than laying down your life for one another (see John 15:13). Jesus did that for us…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 14 February 2021

February 12, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, February 14, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, February is a great month to focus on love. Obviously, Valentine’s Day is upon us, and so marital and romantic love is in the air. I love Heather Joy and am blessed to know she loves me. As wonderful as it can be, however, marital love…

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LEFC Worship Guide – 7 February 2021

February 6, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, February 7, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, We are blessed to be a blessing. You and I are not called to be dead-end “cul-de-sacs” where the Lord’s blessings come in but then don’t flow out to others. Sometimes we can get the wrong idea that we are the destination at the end of…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 31 January 2021

January 29, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, January 31, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, “Remember” is the most repeated command in the Old Testament. As followers of Jesus Christ, it is good for us to regularly look back and review our past. When we remember, we are reminded of God’s faithfulness. We remember His faithfulness in the good times. We…

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