Each day, we are presented with a choice: to love or to judge. When we choose to judge another person, we stand with Satan – the accuser – on one side of the courtroom, cross-examining them and looking to prove them unworthy. When we choose love, we examine not through the lens of judgment, but through the lens of the … Read More
The story of Good Friday and Easter is about a struggle between darkness and light. On Friday, the disciples were deep in despair and fear. Their hopes for a revolution that would transform the world were crushed, and everything turned dark. But then the light of Easter morning transformed their grief to joy, as they realized that Jesus was setting … Read More
Jesus taught that prayer was essential to our life with God, and the very heart of how we move through the world. He said to his disciples “When you pray…do these things.” Jesus didn’t say “If you pray…” or “On those occasions you happen to think about prayer…” He wanted his followers to know that the practice of prayer is indispensable, not a nice add-on… Read More
For years now, Woodland has kept the tradition of sharing a story with kids on Christmas Eve. This year, we’ll be sharing the story The Women God Chose, which complements our Christmas sermon series on The Matriarchs of Christmas. If you’re not joining us in person, you can find the coloring pages that go with the story here. Read More
Are you looking for a way to get your kiddos prepared for the good news of Jesus’ birth this Christmas season?
We have a downloadable activity that you can use throughout the month of December to bring the nativity story to life. If you were able to attend our Good News Advent production, you already have it. For those of you who missed out, we want you to be able to participate too! Read More
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