End of the Year Update

Thanksgiving has passed and we are so blessed to be able to give thanks to God for another amazing year of ministry in the High Desert. With Christmas right around the corner and a new year upon us, we want to take a moment and thank each and every one of you and your contributions […]

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The Art of Seeing People…

By Dawn Hamrick As I go through life, I believe a shift has occurred in me, completely by the grace of God…I am learning to really SEE people, not just look at them as I go by.  Some days I’m better at this than others. You see, seeing people is truly different than looking at […]

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Imago Dei: Degrees of Glory Part 1

What is God Really Like? Have you ever wondered what God is like? I mean truly, without all the fog and confusion that so often surrounds our conversations about God. If you could look at God unveiled and see Him as He truly is, what would you find? Scripture says that if we seek His […]

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Grace to the Humble

Daniel chapter 4 is unique because it appears to be an open letter from Nebuchadnezzar himself. This letter is a summary of a series of events that ended in Nebuchadnezzar’s humble surrender to the Lordship of the “King of Heaven.”  Nebuchadnezzar recounts the story of a dream that was troubling him. The dream was a […]

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A Call to Pray

As we pray through the seasons and circumstances of life we are always faced with choices…Will we move into the places our prayers call us with confidence, trust, and humility and rise to the response Christ has already set in His words!? Or will we be overcome by feelings of doubt, skepticism, and pride questioning […]

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Always Ready

Daniel chapter 2 is a riveting story, even more so because it actually happened. The king of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar, was having vivid dreams that were troubling him because he did not know what they meant. The king summoned all the wise men, the enchanters, and the astrologers in Babylon so that they could interpret the […]

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Community Restoration

As the sun rises over Apple Valley, its warmth stretches over rocky hills and burrows into the ground content to rest here until October. And then it happens. The sky darkens, the clouds rumble until they burst, and the ground rejoices with new life soaking up every last drop of rain. At that appointed time, […]

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Daniel Study Guide: Ch. 1

“You are the salt of the earth… You are the light of the world. -Jesus Jesus said that “you” are the salt of the earth and the light of the world. Who was He speaking to? He was speaking to His people, to every Christian man, woman, and child. But what does it mean to […]

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God is Jealous: Diving Deeper

This last Sunday we concluded our “God is ______” Series with the most controversial of God’s attributes: God is Jealous. (Click the link to see the sermon video). We hope you enjoy digging into these study resources for the final attribute we will look in depth at together this summer. And stay tuned… we will be […]

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