Ash Wednesday: Preparing for Bodily Resurrection
February 16th, 2022
Would you like to help your community experience something meaningful to kick off the season of Lent? We are not simply spiritual beings, but also physical. In the hustle of daily life, we can easily ...
Check Out Our New Sign!
February 2nd, 2022
Larry's at it again! The next time you come by our building you can't miss our brand new roadside sign built by our very own resident woodworker Larry Almeter. Larry and Alan Roth stopped by on Tuesda...
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men
January 13th, 2022
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men - Frederick Douglas Our Sunday morning "Valley Chapel Kidz" program needs help. We have a lot of kids excited to learn about Jesus, but...
Where is God's Love Flowing?
January 5th, 2022
We are transforming into a community through whom God's love flows. It's a joy to be a part of. In 2022 I fully expect the Spirit to be flowing through our community, but we have some discerning to do...
Our New Worship Pastor and Other Divine Provisions
December 30th, 2021
This Sunday we are going to have a lot to celebrate. It's a new year, the beginning of a new season, and we are going to enjoy a nice relaxing service where we can soak up the goodness of God as a way...
Everything You Want to Know About: Drawing Closer Seasonal Jan-Apr 2022
December 22nd, 2021
God is doing a new thing at Valley Chapel, but perhaps not what we anticipated. During our online-only worship service on Dec 26th, I said that if I had to pick one word to define life in our communit...
God is on the Move in Chile!
December 1st, 2021
I would like to introduce you to our newest missionary connection, The Sheriffs in Concepción (kawn-thep-THYON), Chile. We started partnering with then in prayer in 2020 and they had been stuck in the...
An Advent Conspiracy
November 22nd, 2021
"For the first time in a long time, I am excited about Christmas instead of dreading it. I hope we do Advent Conspiracy as a church every year." Let's make this Christmas about more than just buying m...
God is Still Rescuing People with Sandy Feet
November 15th, 2021
God is transforming lives all around the world. I was encouraged this week to get a message from our friends Dennis and Kyle Leon in Costa-Rica sharing about a wonderful baptism service they had the p...
A Christian's Complicated Relationship With War
November 10th, 2021
To be a Christian solider is to live in a paradox. It is to be both willing to die and willing to kill in the name of what is good. So how, on Veteran's Day, do we honor the sacrifice while recognizin...
Are you ready for Advent?
November 3rd, 2021
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In...
Why does our church exist?
October 27th, 2021
Have you heard the saying "They couldn't see the forest for the trees". We can get so focused on what is directly in front of us that we lose track of the big picture. Getting focused on the trees for...