THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ADVENT

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ADVENT

Editor’s note: Advent, once a cornerstone of the Christmas season, has slowly disappeared from many Christian worship services. Since our founding, Advent has become an annual tradition at Narratives Church. Because it can be so foreign to those who have never...
GIVING GOD THE GLORY!

GIVING GOD THE GLORY!

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” — Colossians 3:15 We can all find the heart of God when we are in peace and, as a result, we are thankful and act with gratitude. Gratitude also...
A CLOUDED COMMUNITY

A CLOUDED COMMUNITY

There is no doubt Narratives Church is in transition. As we all know, Pastor Mark and his family will end their tenure here on Dec. 31. It is certainly a time of reflection, sadness, and, yes, even celebration as we honor the gift of their ministry in birthing...
DO YOU KNOW YOUR BODY PARTS?

DO YOU KNOW YOUR BODY PARTS?

“Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.” — I Corinthians 12:27 No other religion, organization, or community uses the analogy of the human body for community. The Apostle Paul uses this analogy to convey several important aspects. 1) You...
OBEDIENCE THAT REVEALS FAITH

OBEDIENCE THAT REVEALS FAITH

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation.” Hebrews 11:1-2 Can you imagine trying to live a Christian life without faith, commitment, hope, and conviction? It would be...
LIGHT TRIUMPHS THE DARKNESS

LIGHT TRIUMPHS THE DARKNESS

Editor’s note: Pastor Mark wanted to share a letter that was read during last week’s Pastor’s prayer gathering. The letter was written by Troy Russell, a former parishioner at Meridian Baptist, who now lives in Las Vegas and works at a local hospital. It is quite...