Church Life

Church Family, It’s been a couple of weeks since we’ve posted.  Many great things are happening here at Light in the Desert Church, and we could not be more excited.  This past Sunday, we explored together more of what it means to be a local gathering in a...

Legalism and License

Church Family, Disregard the email you received yesterday.  We are working on a registration form for ESOL, and I did not account for the email blast that goes out! Sunday was joyous as always, and I hope we find strength and comfort from God’s Word directed...

Household of God

Church Family, We had another wonderful Sunday celebrating the person and work of Jesus in our lives.  As we saw Sunday, when we gather, we are putting on display what it looks like when the gospel takes root in a people.  As we become a godly people, God is honored,...

Deacon-served

Church Family, What a great Sunday!  Baptism is a wonderful reminder of God’s grace in redemption.  For the believer, it is a public declaration that one has, through faith and repentance in Jesus Christ, been saved from the eternal effects of sin.  For the...

Elder-led

Church Family, Church structure is often viewed as boring and irrelevant to the life and well-being of a church.  This could not be farther from the truth laid out in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.  Paul has left Timothy in Ephesus to charge the false teachers to stop teaching...

Men and Women

Church Family, Reading God’s Word is one of the most fruitful things we can do as Christians.  So, it makes sense that during the Sunday Gathering, we would read God’s word, sing God’s word, pray God’s word, and preach God’s word.  As we...