practical faith Blog

The Gift

by Pastor Nathan Anenson There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holiday shopping spree is upon us.  We shop and we shop to find that perfect gift for our family and friends.  But what if what your loved ones need most this Christmas, is not that new gaming...

God at Work Upstream

by Pastor Nathan Anenson Have you ever asked, “Where’s God?”  The question sneaks up on us when life throws us a curveball, or we get hit with tremendous pain.  Our confusion, grief, or anger swells, and we wonder, “Where’s God?” There’s a story in the book of Joshua...

Stressed?  Find the Right Lyrics!

by Pastor Nathan Anenson Music matters.  It needs to fit the moment.  You don’t work out to elevator music.  You don’t have a romantic dinner with heavy metal music.  It doesn’t work.  So when it comes to the challenges, joys, frustrations, and disappointments we...

Message from LCC – Covid 19

May 7 Update from Pastor Nathan Hey church! I want to keep you updated as we continue to pray and discern how God is calling us to be the church during this unprecedented time.  Remember the church is not closed--you are the church--and God is working through you in...

God Meets Us Where We Are

The Apostle Paul knew what it was like to have Jesus show up in your life, right in the middle of your mess, and change everything.  He took this mindset of meeting people where they are into his work of sharing the good news of Jesus.  Paul wrote in 1...

10 Practical Faith Ideas for Christmas

As the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season begins, what a great opportunity to pause and be intentional about how to bring our practical faith into the midst of our gatherings and celebrations.  Whether you are celebrating with your small group, friends, or...

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