April 13, 2017

Dear First Pres,

It's Holy Week! So, here are some important reminders we lean into this special weekend:

Maundy Thursday service starts tonight at 7 pm. This is a unique, powerful, and important service in our preparation for Easter. Please come and be nurtured in faith and life as we celebrate the Lord's Supper and remember the service that Christ gave to us.

April 6, 2017

Dear First Pres,

   Have you heard the exciting news? God worked in powerful ways in our community this last week. According to a recent post from the staff of Fresno CityFest, there were over 50 local events that connected with more than 45,000 people in our Valley. And, the Lord drew over 3,000 people to make confessions of faith in Jesus Christ!!! Isn't that amazing? Take a moment and give praise to God.

March 9, 2017

Dear First Pres,
   How is Lent going for you? On Sunday I tried to reinforce the expectation that as disciples of Jesus we are called to continually "work out our salvation with fear and trembling for it is God who works in us to will and to act in order to fulfill His good purpose" (Philippians 2:12-13). I encourage you to be intentional about that during this Lenten season.