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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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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 – 18 April 2021

April 16, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, April 18, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, I am so grateful that we belong to a family of churches that proclaims the same good news that we do! This Sunday marks 23 full years from when I first stepped on campus here at LEFC as the candidate to be your new pastor. That…

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LEFC Guide to Worship at Home – 11 April 2021

April 9, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, April 11, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, “The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance” (Psalm 16:6). My heart is still overflowing with joy and gratefulness for the blessing of our worship gathering last week on Resurrection Sunday! How sweet it was to be all…

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LEFC Guide To Worship – 28 March 2021

March 27, 2021

Lanse Link Sunday, March 28, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, I’m so glad that we are all able to gather at the same time and same place to worship the same Lord during Passion Week this year. Being separated from one another on Palm Sunday and Resurrection Sunday was one of the worst parts of wrestling with the…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 21 March 2021

March 19, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, March 21, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, We’re just one week away from Palm Sunday! I’m really looking forward to worshiping together with the whole church family the next two Sundays for our special outdoor Passion Week worship gatherings. One of the worst parts of ministry over the last year has been missing…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 14 March 2021

March 12, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, March 14, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, “If you had told me one year ago…” How many times have you heard a version of that retrospective phrase in the last few days? 52 Sundays ago, on March 15, 2020, we held our last “normal” worship time, and I preached a message on 1…

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