Ownership Issues

The people of Israel had just done something that was incredibly incredible! First, King David himself gave his personal treasures for the building of the Temple. How much? It was 110 tons of gold and 260 tons of… Read More

TIRED?

Ever been frustrated? Ever been tired? Ever just want to say “enough”? The reality is that helping others can wear us down. Why can’t we “fix” them? Why can’t they turn their life around? Sometimes a very brief… Read More

ETERNAL PERSPECTIVE

Our culture tells us that we should be discontented with what we have. Every day we are assailed by advertisements that try to convince us that our lives will be better if we owned whatever it is that… Read More

WHERE DOES IT GO?

At the most basic level, there are only five ways to spend our money: 1. Live – our basic necessities (food, clothing, and shelter) plus all the “extras” we desire. 2. Give – what we give away to… Read More

Competing Priorities

It seems as if the clamor never ends. The dilemma of competing choices is a regular phenomenon in our lives. Nevertheless, understanding the dilemma of competing choices is essential to proper and God honoring stewardship of our resources…. Read More

A Heart for the Poor?

Part of God’s plan is that His people should be looking out for and helping the poor. “He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.” (Proverbs 14:31)… Read More

AVOIDING THE TRAP

The heavens proclaim His righteousness, and all the peoples see His glory. Psalm 97:6 For in Him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities;… Read More

Enjoying Life

God is not a “buzzkill” God really does want us to enjoy life. He wants us to enjoy our work. He wants us to enjoy the resulting provision that comes from His hand. The Apostle Paul, writing to… Read More

The Apostles’ Creed

I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under… Read More

Introducing our new Senior Pastor

Pastor Rick Rinde and his wife Candee. Rick and Candee Rinde recently moved to Arizona from New Mexico, and are originally from San Jose, CA. They have three grown children and 2 grandchildren, all still living in New… Read More