Friday, December 20, 2013

Come and See for Yourself...

Throughout scripture, there is a dual message in Christ’s teachings. That message is “Come See and Go Tell.” As Christ is building relationships and encountering people who did not know him on a personal level, and as word was spreading about his ability to change a human life in every category, the message was simply come see. Come, taste, and see for yourself; the Lord is good. Often, the message Christ can be seen giving to the disciples (those who believe, follow, and pattern their life after his) is to go tell and go serve the world, so that others may come to know and experience the life-change that Christ offers.   

As we are on the eve of our ten Christmas services, I’m praying that people will encounter and respond to the greatest message the world has ever known…Jesus is Born! Come See and Go Tell!

It’s finally Christmas!
See you soon, Pastor Ken

Friday, December 13, 2013

A Game Changer...

In sports, there are times during a game when you feel the momentum shifting and it might just take one play for you to say to yourself, “That was a game changer.” You watch movies and sense, based upon the rapid heartbeat and dialogue between characters, that a particular moment is “a game changer” in the film.

CHRISTMAS is a Game Changer…if we will recognize it for what it truly is.

This weekend’s will be the most personal Christmas message I have ever taught. To be honest, there have been moments where tears have filled my eyes as I think about what I am going to share. Tears not only because it is so personal but also because I believe strongly about certain things that happened. Consider this fair warning for those (like myselfJ) who have been known to “get something caught in your eye” from time to time.

Far more important than my personal story, I also believe this weekend may prove to be one of the most memorable times we have shared together for a completely different reason. There’s a special plan unfolding and YOU are included. Don’t miss this weekend –you’ll want to play your part in the greatest story the world has ever heard!

Last thing…this weekend is COATS FOR KIDS at Cypress. Bring a kid-sized coat (size 4-14), hats, mittens, and gloves with you to church. We have partnered with elementary schools in six local school districts to give the gift of warmth this Christmas! Bring the items into the worship center before service…there will be coat racks with hangers.

Every time we get together for worship, it’s special. However, from time to time, I know there is something extra special in the spirit of expectation…this is going to be one of those weekends.

See you soon, Pastor Ken

Friday, December 6, 2013

A few things to know before this weekend...

A Weekend in December…a Christmas Musical Experience

Here are a few things I want to pass along:
  1. It will be an incredible worship experience!
  2. You will want to arrive early for great seating (AD campus south lot is experimenting with a parking lot bus…so don’t let the cold keep you away)
  3. This would be a great weekend to invite friends!
I also wanted to encourage you, as I was this morning, with a couple emails I received. The individuals were reflecting on their personal blessings of honoring the Lord, in light of our recent series on finances.

“Giving my finances to God has already reduced the stress level in my life over the past month. Christ has given me peace where I used to fret so much.”

“I'm not going to make a big deal about this, but I wanted you to know! I could come up with many excuses, but there would never be one that was sufficient! My life is blessed, and I recognize that! For me to continue to rob the one who blesses it would be inconceivable!”

I pray you may experience God’s mighty hand of provision and blessing as we strive to honor and worship him in our daily living.

I can hardly wait to worship Him, with YOU, this weekend!
Pastor Ken 

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Random thoughts in my head from last weekend...

The church is a gathering of people called together, according to His purpose. It’s a place to honor Christ and encourage one another to become the people He designed us to become.

The church is where seeds of Hope and Healing take root and find their home in relationships…connected with Christ and one another.

Scripture reminds us wherever two or more are gathered in His name, He is there.

The church is not a building. I have always said (and promise you) if our facility were to burn to the ground, we will have church service the following weekend. We will worship together at a location…somewhere.

I love special times of prayer like this past weekend…commissioning and open altar.

I love the focused intensity of the people willing to sacrifice to reach the next family for Christ.

I love that I have already received an email saying I will not be alone at the new Sunday 6pm service…people are stepping up!

I love that Cypress puts the vision to glorify Christ, reaching people for Christ, and serving our community in the love of Christ above their personal comfort.

I love that 827 people committed to put Christ first in their finances…287 of those committed to Begin Tithing and accepted the 3-Month Challenge! This is a huge step of faith reflected in their finances.

I am blessed we both call Cypress home!

See you this coming weekend for some of the best Christmas music you have ever heard…A WEEKEND IN DECEMBER!

Invite a friend and get here early for good seatsJ
Pastor Ken


Friday, November 22, 2013

Are you living the formula?

D + CFT = B = LC

Here is the short version:
Decisions + Committed Follow-Through = Breakthrough = Life Change

This weekend as we wrap up our series on Finances…Blessed or Stressed, you will have the opportunity to make a commitment that will lead to a spiritual breakthrough and life change!

See you this weekend… (if you want the longer version keep reading)

As I reflect on every significant season/category of life, there appears to be a formula at play. I become aware, or curious, about life as it is now versus what it could possibly become. I then begin to notice possible paths that may lead me closer, step by step, toward that preferred future…but NOTHING happens until I put the formula into action. The category could be dating, marriage, physical health, financial health, spiritual health, etc…

It starts with a DECISION… “I am going to change.” This decision normally comes as a result of two things:
  1. 1. I’ve learned enough to realize there is more to life than what I currently have
  2. I’ve hurt enough to realize I’m not going to continue with life as is (I have found most people change because we are sick and tired of being sick and tired)

After the DECISION, you must add COMMITTED FOLLOW-THROUGH on a daily basis.

D + CFT = BREAKTHROUGH…a new way of thinking and daily living have merged…now we are in the process of breaking through to a new way of living.

As we continue down the path, we finally experience = LIFE CHANGE

As a Christian, Christ is present and at work each and every step along the way… guiding, speaking, encouraging, strengthening…

I believe this weekend will be life changing for many.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, November 15, 2013

Week 3 is do not want to miss it!

This weekend’s teaching is one that I have been looking forward to sharing since summer. I have been praying more intently this past week than ever before and I’ve asked our church elders to pray with me. Now, I am asking you to pray.

I believe, to the core of my being, significant “spiritual connections” will occur this weekend. I’ve been praying lives, marriages, families, and legacies will be different for all eternity, as a result of our time together. You do not want to miss it…make it a priority to be here.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

PS. Don’t forget our Christmas shoeboxes are due this weekend! For more information, go to and click the MAKE A DIFFERENCE slide on the homepage.

Friday, November 8, 2013

What separates some from the pack?

In any relationship (parenting, marriage, friendship, working, etc.), there are often many “exchanges” that take place. Normally, there is a small handful of guiding principles that contribute to, and determine, the overall success or struggle of the given relationship.

In money matters, there are several points of teaching, but the Bible addresses two dominant, strategic steps to take in order to break free and move from a stress-filled life to a blessed life. Come ready to learn from the author of life itself. If anyone would know the best possible way to enjoy life, it would be God Himself.

I’m looking forward to worshiping with you this weekend,
Pastor Ken

PS. Oregon lost…good for our Buckeyes!!

Friday, November 1, 2013

The Life Money Can't Buy...

A few weeks ago we all watched the “Government Shutdown and Fiscal Cliff Crisis” play out on national television each night. Regardless of your political persuasion, our nation’s financial policies and practices would bankrupt the average American household in a matter of no time. So the question is, “Who, or what, should be our guide for financial matters?”
Money and our thinking regarding finances, as well as our daily interactions regarding financial matters, affect so much more than our mere bank accounts. Personal levels of peace, the ability to be used by God to help others, and much more, are often times boiled down to how we interact with money and possessions. In terms of your financial situation, are you Blessed or Stressed? I’ve known rich people who were stressed beyond measure, and I’ve known people of modest means who will tell you they were blessed beyond comprehension. Therefore, blessed or stressed must not be exclusively about how much, or how little, we have.
During this four week series, we will be diving into Scripture to examine the clear teaching from Christ regarding our finances. The Bible teaches two paths in life regarding our finances. One path leads to the Blessed Life and the other to a Stressed Life. I believe each of us may dip one foot on either side, but the majority live on one side versus the other.
Join us this weekend as we discover the Blessed Lifethe life money can’t buy, but it sure can hinder!
See you this weekend!
Pastor Ken

Friday, October 25, 2013

How do you defeat JEALOUSY?

This weekend, we wrap up our series, Toxic…emotions that slowly kill from the inside out. I believe this final weekend holds the power and potential to not only be the most significant of the four weeks, but I am praying many lives will be forever different as a result.
Every person has sensed that twinge of jealousy when someone else exhibits something we wish we had, but don’t. Sometimes we give into jealousy and envy; at other times, we fight it. This weekend, we will look at the game plan Scripture provides to defeat it.
Two other reminders I want to pass along:
  1. Tonight is Ladies Night at our Alton Darby Campus! RELAX & RECLAIM is a special night just for ladies. World renowned blogger and Christian writer, Rachel Wojnarowski (who also ATTENDS CYPRESS), is our guest speaker. Ladies, there is still time to experience this amazing night…come make friends and Relax & Reclaim! (
  2. We celebrate communion at both campuses, during all services, this weekend. It’s always special…come expecting.
See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, October 18, 2013

How GREEDY are you?

There are some sins in life that are much easier to spot in others than in ourselves. This weekend, we continue our series, TOXICemotions that kill from the inside out… by looking at the devastating effects GREED can have on life and relationships.

Greed is slippery. Greed often masks itself as being ultra “spiritual.” Greed is also very similar to anger...there is often a story from our past associated with its starting point in our life.

The good news…we are not alone. Scripture is full of people who struggled with greed from the beginning of time. The best news…Christ again provides clear teaching on the steps we need to take to break free from this deadly toxin. He provides His promise to walk with us each day as we continue to journey to become the people He designed us to be.

We live in a consumer-driven culture that thrives on fueling greed. Come this weekend and learn how to live in this world, but not be tied to it.

Can’t wait to worship with you,
Pastor Ken

Friday, October 11, 2013

What is the Cure for ANGER?

Week two of our TOXIC series kicks off in a big way. If there is someone you’ve been thinking about inviting, this is the weekend to get them to Cypress! Scotty K, one of the funniest comedians I’ve ever heard, will be with us – to make us laugh and share a bit of his incredible life-story and journey of faith. It’s yet another testament that you can never wander too far where God’s Grace cannot redeem! We are also going to be talking about how we combat ANGER. In order to defeat anger, we need to be able to identify the cause/source. Often times, angry people are hurting people and there is only one cure. Thank goodness the Bible provides a clear path to freedom!

And don’t forget…this Sunday night, Cypress is hosting A Night of Comedy & Worship at our Alton Darby campus. Scotty K will be the opening act, presenting his comedy, and then we’ll be recording a LIVE WORSHIP CD!

While the adults are enjoying themselves in the worship center, the kids will be having a blast, too. They will enjoy games, activities and worship (prepared by our incredible kids team) as well as their own special guest, who will connect with them in an awesome way! This is another easy invite…fun for the entire family. 

Sunday night is a free event, but you may want to get here early for a great seat.
A Night of Comedy & Worship ~ 6:00pm (doors open at 5:40pm)

See you soon,

Friday, October 4, 2013

Do you have a friend who needs to hear this?

Do you ever struggle with feelings of guilt?
Do you ever feel like you “confess” something…only to do it again the next day?
Do you ever feel like you’re not “good enough” for the future because of your past?
Yeah, me neither J  BUT…OUR FRIENDS MIGHT relate and appreciate what we are talking about this weekend as we kick off a new sermon series called, TOXIC…dealing with Guilt, Anger, Greed & Jealousy.  Week One: How do we deal with GUILT?

This would be a great weekend to get back into church and bring friends. I can hardly wait to celebrate with you.

Pastor Ken

Friday, September 27, 2013

"Playing Through" the Pain...

In the last week two of our sons sustained football-related injuries. Serena and I are taking Peyton to the orthopedic doctor today, as the first x-rays (from last week) indicated a possible fracture in his knee. He has since been on crutches and in a leg brace. Last night while watching Mac’s freshman game, he suffered a hit and I knew his arm was hurting from a “stinger.” Mac was in pain most of the night and could not lift his arm. He will be following-up with the team doctor today.

As a parent, there is little pain that compares to seeing your child hurt. Some pain is unavoidable…while other forms of pain are simply part of life and growing up. The pain of rejection, regret, remorse is universal. As I was watching my son “play through” the pain on the field last night, my stomach ached. I began to wonder if it’s similar to how our Heavenly Father feels, from the perspective of heaven, as he watches us “play through” the hard times / pain that life and, even at times, family brings our way.

On this final weekend of our Family & Parenting series, I will be sharing one of the most important Biblical principles to help us get through those painful times of life.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

PS. In addition to a special time of response at the end, we will be “doing something special for one…what we wish we could do for everyone,” in each service!


Friday, September 20, 2013

What are My Top Parenting Mistakes?

As Serena and I finish our preparation for this weekend, I believe this will be one of the most practical and encouraging talks I/we have ever presented. Granted, the last talk we gave together was about sex so…it seems only natural that we’re talking about parenting this time.

We will be sharing some of our top parenting mistakes and stories (we are still negotiating about which ones to tell and which should remain anonymous:), along with some of the key principles we are learning and have observed in others we respect. There will be something for all of us to learn as we take another step on this journey called FAMILY. This would be a GREAT weekend to BRING FRIENDS to check out Cypress.

Here are a few easy ways (and one ridiculous way) to extend the invitation:

a. Use the EVITE on the web at
b. Start a fire and attempt smoke signals, hoping your friend sees them:)
c. Pick up your cell phone and call or text them
d. IF YOU ARE AMBITIOUS…smile, look them in the eyes and say, “Hey, I’d love for you to come to church with me this weekend. They are talking about parenting and I think…
     - you could use some help in your parenting skills:)
     - you would like it.
     - you and your family would really enjoy it. I’d love for you to be my guest.”
       (Choose whichever seems appropriate for your friend:)

ONE chair … ONE invitation … ONE life/family changed forever … thank you for doing your part!

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, September 13, 2013

Do you have a Hunger and Thirst at your house?

Certain Cultures Produce Certain Results. What does this statement actually mean?

In the NFL, the New England Patriots have earned the reputation for handling their business in “The Patriot Way.” Certain players fit the system and culture of the Patriots and others do not. I was speaking with the men’s head basketball coach at Indiana Wesleyan University this past week and he said, “We have passed on a couple of highly talented players because we were not sure they would fit the culture we are creating in the men’s basketball family at IWU. We will protect our culture at all costs, even if it means passing on a high-star prospect.” Chick-fil-A is another company that has created a culture of customer service that is second to none. And there are other examples of businesses, schools, athletic teams, and YES, EVEN HOMES, where a certain culture is developed.

This weekend at Cypress, we are talking about how to identify, possibly tweak or change, and then enhance the culture of your family and home. What does scripture say about creating a spiritual culture (hunger and thirst) for “right living” in the home?

There is HOPE for the FAMILY…see ya soon,
Pastor Ken


Friday, September 6, 2013

A Family Life and Relationship Warning...Duck Style...

I don’t fly often but when I do, they always say, “In the unexpected event of air turbulence…” and then go on to explain what you should do.

I think marriage, parenting and family life should come with a similar warning. A FAMILY LIFE AND RELATIONSHIP WARNING may read something like this…“You WILL encounter conflict in your marriage, parenting, relationship with parents, relationship with siblings, extended family, and especially in-laws. At times, this conflict may be UNEXPECTED…at other times, YOU SHOULD SEE IT COMING. You may want to learn the TOOLS necessary to learn how to manage the conflict because it will be a constant companion, but it doesn’t have to steal your peace…YES, EVEN IN THE HOME.”

You don’t have to “give in” and believe this is the way things are always going to be. Come ready to learn, and then apply, as we study what scripture has to say about Winning the War of all that combats PEACE in our most meaningful relationships…FAMILY!

We kickoff our Family & Parenting…Duck Style series so we can take another step toward “WINNING AT HOME” (borrowed from a friend “up north”).

See you soon,
Pastor Ken


Friday, August 30, 2013

Vision Weekend ... where is Cypress heading...

Proverbs 29:18 (KJV)
Where there is no vision, the people perish… 

What is the power of vision…

Sometimes when we find ourselves (or a loved one) in the midst of pain and suffering (relational, physical, financial, spiritual, emotional, etc.), it’s often a vision of hope and healing that gets us through.

At times, when we (or organizations) fall into a rut, it’s a fresh, God-honoring vision that compels us to take a new look at “what is” vs. “what could be” leading us to take new territory in life.

This is vision weekend at Cypress. Our church leadership has been working hard behind the scenes to pray, discern together, and chart the course and clear direction we believe the Lord is leading us. I will be sharing our exciting future this weekend!

When we think of “visionary leaders” from our country’s past, one of their common traits was the ability to “see it” before others could. They had the ability to rally others to believe and live in such a way as to pursue (and eventually experience) a preferred future together…

August 28, 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King…judge not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character…

May 25, 1961 John F. Kennedy…declared we would put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth…when many laughed…

When I walk through the history of our church…Cypress Church, all of our past leaders shared a common trait as well. They believed their best days were still before them and not behind them. They believed the God-honoring vision of “something more” compelled them to live different and intentional lives.

Hebrews 11:1 (NIV)
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.

Sharing and Believing the Dream Together,
Pastor Ken


Friday, August 23, 2013

Do You Want to Win?

In 1936, Dale Carnegie wrote a book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” Carnegie’s book was one of the first best-selling self-help books, describing the thoughts and human behaviors that are attractive and influential with others. Carnegie’s premise: If one could understand and master certain thought processes and pattern their personal behavior, they would be on the road to personal greatness and increasing influence with others.

A couple thousand years before Dale Carnegie wrote his book, Jesus Christ taught His followers the best way to influence others and elevate their own status toward greatness in life. Christ’s teaching was (and is) incredibly simple, yet profoundly complex. Christ’s teaching does not require advanced education or super human eloquence in our speech; it doesn’t even require a new suit. What Jesus describes as a way to greatness does require a willing spirit and a teachable attitude.

As we wrap up our current series, Mosaic…finding your place in the big picture, we’ll be examining the essential key to personal greatness as revealed by Christ and making sure everyone has an opportunity to join the race of “Winning Friends and Influencing People”… Christ’s way.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, August 16, 2013

Don't be just a "face in the crowd"

In February 1967, a band called “The Turtles” finally knocked the Beatles out of the number one slot on the Billboard Hot 100. The lyrical content of the new #1 song implied a universal truth nearly all people could identify with. The title: “So Happy Together." I know some of you are humming the tune in your head right now and others are thinking about Binging or Googling a song you’ve never heard of.

“So Happy Together” is based on a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship, however, the core universal and Biblical truth that resonates deep within is that God designed us to live life in relationship… together. Life just works better (and, yes, at times is more complicated) with others.

This weekend, we will be studying one of the most strategic shifts in the life and ministry of Jesus… looking at how serving and relationships merge as one. Serving in the church is one of the most effective ways to form meaningful relationships in life. No one wants to be just a “face in the crowd,” and by belonging to a team… investing to reach a goal… is a great way to become connected.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

PS. There is still time to get in on SUMMER BASH…where Faith, Family, and Fun collide!  Wrist bands are available at the door,  Click here to get all the information-

Friday, August 9, 2013

You and I could be next...

There are some Biblical Truths we must come to accept, while there are others that require “diving- in,” in order to discover for ourselves. Sometimes, there is just no substitute for a personal experience and encounter!

This weekend, I will be sharing the story of a woman who discovered her true passion and calling in life. Since her discovery, she and all the people she encounters have never been the same!

You and I could be next…

See you at service,
Pastor Ken

Friday, August 2, 2013

Are You Making a Difference?

I believe every person eventually asks themselves, “Does my life matter…am I making a difference?” Oftentimes, we may find ourselves wishing or daydreaming for success, but eventually we come to the conclusion that significance is truly what sustains and fuels our living. We learn to live in such a way where other lives are impacted in a tangible, significant, and eternal way.

There is an over-arching, all-encompassing picture of God at work through all of human history…through His church in every generation…through Cypress church…through our generation, through YOU! This weekend, we are going to be looking at and learning what it means to LIVE in such a way as to MAKE A DIFFERENCE by Finding Our Place in the Big Picture.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, July 26, 2013

Are You Producing Good Fruit?

Last week, Serena bought some fresh corn, tomatoes, and melon at a farmer’s market. The melon looked great on the outside but, when we cut it, we discovered that the inside was beginning to rot. As my disappointment sank in, I began to think…I don’t ever recall seeing what appeared to be a rotten fruit or vegetable on the outside that turned out to be great on the inside. Yet, on occasion, we are tricked by a “good” outside and then find the inside doesn’t live up to our expectations!

We are wrapping up our summer series by looking at the passage of scripture where Jesus says, “Good trees produce good fruit while bad trees produce bad fruit.” How do we avoid being “tricked” in life and how do we make sure we’re producing the best possible fruit in our own lives? What should we look for in others and what do we need to work on ourselves? Come and find out this weekend!

See you soon,
Pastor Ken


Friday, July 19, 2013

Be a Part of Something Bigger Than Yourself...

This weekend is a “Praise & Worship" experience at Cypress, unlike anything we have done before.   There are a variety of elements planned to help us engage Christ through experiential worship.   Francis Chan described the opportunity for worship when he wrote, “Isn't it a comfort to worship a God we cannot exaggerate? His perfect holiness, by definition, assures us that our words alone can't contain Him.”   I’ve often said music speaks directly to the soul.   If this is true, worship through music helps us experience and express ourselves to God.

Be encouraged…
Be a part of something bigger than yourself…
Be a life bridge by inviting and bringing a friend…
Be here for the experience…

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, June 28, 2013

Let's Take a Walk This Weekend...

During a person’s lifetime, there are several significant walks they may take:
     Crossing a stage in cap and gown…
     Down an aisle to pledge a promise…
     Down a hallway to welcome the newest member of a family…
     Going back to the house as your son/daughter drives away for the first
     Returning home after “unpacking” that same son/daughter at college…
     Down a different aisle to say a final goodbye to someone you dearly loved…

Christ had several significant and memorable walks as well:
     As a young boy, to Jerusalem for Passover…
     As a man, to Jerusalem for the last time to celebrate Passover…
     From an upper room…to a garden…to a mock trial…to the path that would
     lead through the streets of Jerusalem…to a hill, just outside of town, that
     would mark the end…which was really “the beginning.”

This weekend, you will have the opportunity to take a “walk.” I’ve been praying it will be both significant and memorable.

I can hardly wait to worship with you this weekend,
Pastor Ken 

Friday, June 14, 2013

Can a Dad Have Growth Spurts?

My middle son, Mac, turns 14 this weekend. During the last two months, it seems like he has hit a growth spurt that is obvious from one day to the next. At dinner last night, we were talking about how Mac is growing and changing so quickly, when Peyton (our youngest son, age 9), looked at me and said, “Dad you are changing, too.” I looked at Peyton and asked him how, or in what ways, I was changing, and then I held my breath for his answer.

In those few seconds between question and answer, my mind raced. I easily thought of all the ways I wish I had changed, but haven’t. I thought of other areas where I was doing well (but things have changed) and hoped he hadn’t noticed. I found myself becoming increasingly nervous to hear his answer. I began to wonder – do they really know my thoughts…the things I struggle with…the things I long for? What seemed like days, in all likelihood, was a matter of seconds. By this time, Peyton had captured the attention of the entire table and we all were waiting for his answer of “how dad had changed.”

Then, Peyton gave his answer…“Your face and hair have changed a lot.”

As a dad, I long to grow in God’s Favor on my life and my family, from year to year. I would love to find myself in the midst of a “growth spurt” when it comes to fatherhood!

This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day. I’m going to dig deeper than hair styles or body shapes, as we attempt to discover the Biblical key to being an “All Pro Dad.” The Best News of all…each and every one of us dads is capable of being an “All Pro Dad!”

See you this weekend,

Friday, June 7, 2013

Reliving the Stories of God's Faithfulness and Mighty Acts...

Have you ever played the “Do you remember when game?” Our family often plays this game as we recall fun times from years gone by. Going down the stairs to our basement are pictures from vacations through the years…a constant reminder of family.

This weekend, we are taking a look back at the supernatural, God-blessed year we’ve shared together within our Cypress family. In recent years, the Lord has poured His favor upon us in a way that the only appropriate response is…“Thank You, Lord!” We are in the midst of a mighty movement of the Lord that ONLY GOD could produce!

Come relive the story of God’s faithfulness and mighty acts, as we give Him thanks and praise!

I’ve heard this before, and it is just as true today as it was a couple thousand years ago… “There is nothing like the local church when the local church is working right!”

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, May 31, 2013

Knee-High by the 4th of July...

As I drive around town (far westside:), it is hard to believe the corn will be “knee-high by the 4th of July.” The local farmers are busy at work this time of year, at the mercy of the weather and the SOIL. There is undoubtedly a lot of hard work and maybe even some disappointment on their part but, later this summer as you sit down to fresh corn on the cob and perfectly ripened tomatoes, you will enjoy the harvest!

As we kick off our Walking on Sunshine summer series, we are looking at a parable Christ shared so we may connect a deeper meaning to our lives and living. I’m taking one angle on this story that I’ve never taken before…can’t wait to share it this weekend.  Matthew 13:1-9

See ya soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, May 17, 2013

Who helped change the world forever?

What do Alexander the Great and the Apostle Paul have in common? Although they were separated by nearly 400 years in human history, they were both conquerors of foreign lands and people. Both Alexander and Paul helped to usher in new kingdoms and literally change the known world of their day.
This weekend, we will be examining how Paul walked in the footsteps of Alexander and helped to change the world forever. The most fascinating thing…Paul only spent three weeks in the “Great City.” So, who does he thank and hold in highest regard…THOSE WHO SERVE IN THE TRENCHES AND THE FRONT LINE!!!
See you this weekend for the rest of the story,
Pastor Ken

Friday, May 10, 2013

Special speaker this weekend @ Cypress!


Mother's Day is a BIG DEAL! not for the faint of heart.  Being a mother is an unbelievably important job.  Join us this weekend as my wife, Serena, shares and encourages all moms.  It's a can't miss weekend!

Also, don't Sunday service times this weekend for our Alton Darby Campus:

Alton Darby
Saturday- 6:00pm
Sunday- 8:30am, 10:00am & 11:30am

Sunday- 10:00am

See you this weekend,
Pastor Ken

Friday, May 3, 2013

I feel like I've been preparing a lifetime to share...

The picture shown is of our middle son, Mac, at a friend’s birthday party when he was four years old. He still loves to have a baseball bat in his hands but, at 13 (soon 14), Bob the Builder is no longer the target (normally, it’s a baseball…at times, it’s a brother:)

The changes in Mac over the past nine to ten years (physically, socially, academically and spiritually) have been astounding. It doesn’t hit you until see a picture from the past. There hasn’t been a time, during the last ten years, where I’ve noticed “astounding” growth happening overnight. But, it did’s obvious. It makes me wonder how I’ve grown over the same time period. And, NO, I’m not talking about the thinning, grey hair:)  I’m wondering about other characteristics, ones that are not as obvious as the physical traits, but just as noticeable through relationships, conversations and lifestyles.

This weekend is set aside to HONOR and APPLAUD our GRADUATES of all levels.

In some ways, I feel like I’ve been preparing a lifetime to share some things, revealed in scripture, about “measuring success” as we hit certain “milestone achievements” in life. I cannot wait for the weekend to get here!

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, April 26, 2013

The sweetest way to live our lives...

My normal cologne is Irish Spring bar soap. I’m not sure if it has something to do with my last name being Murphy, but growing up we always had Irish Spring in the house. I think my mom may have kept Dove in her bathroom but that bathroom was off limits. As I think about it, she may have even had a little Calgon…take me away.

Anyway, back to my point…certain smells can evoke strong memories and emotions. Think of a very pleasant smell (perfume/cologne) from your past…are you smiling yet?

Okay, now think of driving down the road on a hot summer day with your windows down and passing “road kill”…are you gagging yet?

This weekend, we are wrapping up our series, UNSINKABLE, by listening to Solomon as he pleads with us…the sweetest way to live our lives! Solomon shares with us how to live ~ so when we walk by others ~ they breathe deeply and smile versus squint their eyes, wrinkle their nose, and look away.

I cannot wait for our time together! I may even splash on some Drakkar Noir for the special occasion! I’m pretty sure Walgreens, CVS, or the Dollar Store still carries it:)

See ya soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, April 19, 2013

Sharing an incredible story of Christ at work...

This past week, I was privileged to sit at a table with a handful of other leaders from our denomination, as we learned from one another and our General Superintendent, Dr. Jo Anne Lyon. Once again, I was reminded of and encouraged by the power of Jesus Christ working in and through the church! The stories of what the Lord is doing worldwide are incredible and…GUESS WHAT? Ohio and Cypress are a part of the incredible stories being shared! I was amazed by the stories of Wesleyan churches in Pakistan reporting that their “public witnessing” struggles because people still lose their heads if they proclaim Christ as their Savior. Still, the “underground movement” of Christ is sweeping that nation! (It made me realize that getting to Cypress in the pouring rain isn’t all that rough.)

This weekend, we have the privilege of hearing another incredible story of Christ at work in a human life. There is one side to Maurice Clarett’s story that many of us have heard…the public side. There is another part of Maurice’s story he will be sharing this weekend. I’m looking forward to interviewing him and sharing the story of Christ at work in another person He dearly loves. We all have a story; but most haven’t played out on national TV.

The great news for all of us is that the last chapter of our story hasn’t been written…we all have hope in Christ!

This would be a great weekend to invite a friend.
See you soon,
Pastor Ken 

Friday, April 12, 2013

How do you keep the "main thing" the "main thing" ...

I have a question for you. There probably isn’t a short or easy answer but, here’s my question:

Have you been distracted recently? How are you dealing with it, or them?

Everyone has an agenda in life. Sometimes our agenda is stated and obvious. Other times, it may be subtle and subjective. Every agenda faces distractions. A distraction is anything that holds the power to distract, derail, or discourage progress from the main thing being accomplished or experienced in life.

We are continuing our journey through the personal journal of the wisest man who ever lived to see what light he can shed on keeping the “main thing” the “main thing!”

Another personal highlight I always look forward to is the celebration of communion. This weekend is going to be a GRAND CELEBRATION of the greatest LOVE the WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN! And that, my friends, is the “main thing.”

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, April 5, 2013

Smart people learn from...

I’ve heard it said: Smart people learn from their mistakes, but wise people learn from the mistakes of others…

Have you ever tried to hire a “Big Name” guest speaker? I have, and they are (at times) incredibly expensive. Some sports stars, movie stars and former presidents demand, and receive, over $100,000 per speaking engagement. (I am working on getting the Duck Dynasty crew here sometime next year ... hey, have not because ask not, what’s the worst they can say… no:)  HOWEVER, this weekend, I will be bringing the personal journal of the wisest man who ever walked the face of the earth! As far as big names go and having something worthwhile to say … it doesn’t get much bigger than this guy!

Hope you can join us as we set sail on a new series called, Unsinkable… don’t go down with the ship. We will dive into the life and lessons from a man who “had it all” and nearly “lost it all.” There is incredible insight to learn from his life and wisdom.

PS. Get your Fleetwood Mac on at BOTH campuses this weekend:) 

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Monday, April 1, 2013

Top Ten Reflections List from Easter

1. 100s, if not 1000s, of Volunteers

A HUGE Thank You to literally hundreds of volunteers who helped make eight services possible at two different campuses. From parking team (in the rain) to set-up crew in the early morning hours (at Dublin), to nursery workers, musicians and tech team…to all who made it possible – Thank You!

2. Three Days Later . . . do I really need to explain?

3. Four Yellow sticky notes

Four sticky notes from our Dublin Campus… all worth it!
Seeing a family of four come up with four sticky notes… all worth it!

4a. I rode my motorcycle to church Thursday, Friday & Saturday. (It was really all about saving parking spots for cars:)

4b. I live close enough to church so I didn’t have to ride more than 3 minutes; it was a chilly ride home.

5. Over 7,200 heard the greatest story the world has ever heard… the largest Easter attendance we’ve ever had! And you guys did so well, we had enough room for everyone to sit! Thank you for your patience as we struggled a little with parking, but we managed J

6. Purple sticky notes… I’ve heard many stories of the re-commitments and personal responses to Christ, as we responded to His invitation this Easter.

7a. Hearing stories from those of you who took a risk and invited... whether your “invite” made it or not, THANK YOU for being faithful to do your part! Serena and I both invited people this year. They did thank us but didn’t make it. 

7b. Hearing stories of folks who have been to Cypress a million times connecting and worshiping with some here for the first time… and the new ones say they will be back! 

Never forget, the goal is not how many we can get to attend one weekend, it’s how many we can compel to return and walk / live life with Christ daily. I measure the success of Easter by:
a. How many connected / responded to the story of Christ
b. How many will count Easter 2013 as their spiritual starting point
c. How many of the “newer friends” to Cypress we can get to come back the following week
d. Was Christ glorified and honored above all?

8. Celebrating Hope In Christ… His Love Never Runs Out

9. No one got “sea sick” during the video for UNSINKABLE! I can hardly wait for next week and the new series.

10. Incredible stories from both our Student and Children’s Ministries… they celebrated the Greatest Story Ever Heard in age-appropriate, creative and engaging ways.

11. Giving away over 2,200 Bibles! I know I said Top Ten, but this one was too good not to make the list:)

Many great memories… but now it’s over. We move on in the Truth and Hope of Christ … day by day. His mercy is new EVERY DAY!

Have a great rest of your week and SEE YOU SOON,
Pastor Ken

Thursday, March 28, 2013

An Easter video invite from Pastor Ken...

Share this video invite with family and friends
inviting them to Easter at Cypress!

Friday, March 22, 2013

One decision, one action, can produce a lasting...

We continue our series, Storyteller, as we examine the Ripple Effect this weekend. If you throw a rock into a pond, you’re going to get more than one ripple. There is a long physics/scientific explanation as to why this occurs but I don’t have to prove it to you; we all know it’s true. The same principle is true in every category of our living.

One decision, one action, can produce a lasting (positive or negative) effect on countless others, even for generations to come.

Jesus often used simple invitations and asked simple questions when he encountered people. Their responses and the answers given…well, we are still experiencing the Ripple Effect some 2,000 years later. This is the last weekend for worship before the Single Greatest Experience in all of human history…EASTER! The Ripple of HOPE and LOVE still radiates out today.

God has chosen you (us) to play an important role in continuing the wave…by extending simple invitations. The “Life Story” video this weekend is an inspiring example of what the Lord can do with ONE SIMPLE INVITATION.

I can hardly wait to worship with you this weekend,
Pastor Ken

Friday, March 15, 2013

Some called this ... a Miracle

The date - February 22. The year - 1980. It was a classic David vs. Goliath, Good vs. Evil, “seemingly impossible” battle, played out on the worldwide stage. Some call what took place…a Miracle.

What is a miracle? Do miracles still happen today, or did they only exist in Bible times? Am I ever an actual participant in miracles, or resigned to be a constant observer from a distance?

These are some of the questions we will tackle this weekend at Cypress. Spoiler alert...miracles still happen today. I will be sharing a MIRACLE STORY involving a husband, a wife and their God. Trust me, it will speak to your heart.

If you’ve ever longed for a miracle…be here this weekend!
Pastor Ken

Friday, March 8, 2013

Every person you see today has a ... ?

While Serena and I were eating dinner in South Beach this past week, we saw a lot of
“interesting” people walk by, plus a Lamborghini and several Bentleys (it’s a different world down there). My “people watching” hobby kicked into overdrive. As I watched the most eclectic mass of humanity make their way past our table, I was reminded once again…EVERY PERSON HAS A STORY. They are coming from something or somewhere, heading toward something or somewhere else. There are not simply destinations in life; there are seasons and stages of life. I wanted to ask…Where do you live? Are you happy with life? Do you sense God-given passion and purpose in your living? You look sad…are you okay?

Every person you see today, every person you work with, every person at the grocery store, gas station and restaurant, or in your class or neighborhood…EVERY PERSON you encounter HAS A STORY.

This weekend, we continue our STORYTELLER series by looking at Success after Failure. How can something Good come after something Bad has happened?

It’s interesting how many great “heroes” of our faith were used greatly by the Lord after personal failure, or life’s seemingly “Knock Out Punch.”

Redeeming Grace…

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, March 1, 2013

What is something we have all faced in life?

I am very excited about our new series, Storyteller, which begins this weekend. Si, from Duck Dynasty, reminded us in the season premiere that every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. Lucky for us, our life story still has chapters to be written! No matter how good, or not so good, the chapters of our life story have been to this point, we can finish strong.

This weekend, we will be learning how to process and work through something we all have faced in life…BETRAYAL. If you could use an incredible real-life story of HOPE, and encouragement with Biblical Next Steps to use in your life story, then come ready! This would be a great weekend to invite a friend.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

Friday, February 22, 2013

What Does a Man Want?

Foreigner had a hit song in 1977 called Cold as Ice. This song tells the story of a woman who was willing to sacrifice her love knowing, more than likely, one day she would pay a price. In light of our ice storm, it seemed fitting to reference this song by Foreigner or Ice, Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice…I believe I made the correct choice:)

This weekend, you will have an opportunity to participate during the close of our series, Great SEXpectations. We wrap up this series by looking at What a Man Wants and I have something special planned for our grand finale. I have been praying for weeks and believe, to the core of my being, that this weekend will be life-altering for many.  They will look back to this weekend as a defining point in their life. I think many will say, “I experienced the healing touch of Christ that weekend.” I want you to experience it…come praying, come expecting.

One day, this weather will change. You and I can’t really do anything about it; in the meantime, we simply need to adjust to it. IN YOUR LIFE…YOU CAN DECIDE whether to live in winter or strive to feel the warmth of summer as the sun shines brightly over you!

PLUS…Special announcement this weekend!

These are great days and…IT’S A SNOW DAY!!

See you this weekend,
Pastor Ken

Friday, February 15, 2013

Where No Man Has Gone Before...unraveling the secrets of the female mind...

Dear Cypress,

SHORT VERSION = My wife, Serena, and I are sharing a little bit of our journey with you this weekend. I can hardly wait to dive into everything we’ve been working on over the last few days.

LONG VERSION = In my planning for week three of our Great SEXpectations series, my spiritual gift of discernment kicked into overdrive as I came to the realization that I might be in over my head on this one…I NEED HELP! Week three is all about unraveling the secrets of the female mind…what does she really mean? After Serena agreed that I needed assistance with this one, I quoted Genesis 2:18 and asked her for HELP! Serena said yes and, after I tweeted she was going to be “our guest speaker,” she was locked in:)

Seriously, I am really looking forward to this weekend. We have been married more than 20 years and I am still “learning” about the female mind. Serena will share some of the discoveries she has made along her own journey. I believe this weekend’s service (and message) will be a great encouragement to all women, no matter what their current relational status may be. I know the men will be reminded and enlightened, as I was, about the uniqueness of the female mind.

This would be a great weekend to invite a friend…go ahead and take the risk.

See ya soon,
Ken … and Serena

Friday, February 8, 2013

An insightful look at a Milestone Weekend here @Cypress from our Technical Director, Nathan Wurschmidt

We measure our lives in milestones... 

Some milestones are good, others bad, but one thing is certain... milestones mold us into who we are and who we become. Milestones change our lives forever. Many of these milestones are very personal... weddings, births, job changes, or personal decisions for Christ. Working in the church, and doing a lot of interviews, I have the awesome opportunity to see many milestones in people's lives and have conversations with a lot of our team members about those very milestones... conversations about the events that shape their lives.

The life of the church is the same in that it often can be measured by milestones. In the past 11 odd years that I have led the video team (and especially the last 8 being on staff and leading the entire tech team) I've been able to watch this place change and grow dramatically. It seems like just yesterday that we were in the midst of a construction project to build the space in which we now worship every single weekend. It truly has been amazing how much has changed and how many lives have been affected through the ministries in this place called Cypress.

This weekend marks another milestone in the life of this church. We are starting our additional service on Sunday morning. It would be easy to view this as simply another option for worship but it is much much more than that. With another service time, we have space available for another 1200+ people worshipping an ALMIGHTY GOD on the weekend. That's 1200+ people who may or may not know Christ right now. 1200+ people who are experiencing various milestones in their own lives... some of them good, others bad... but they are being molded and changed forever. 1200+ people who may eventually reach a milestone in their own lives where they turn everything over to Christ and become a follower of HIM.

Who are those 1200+? Your neighbor? Your friend? Your family member? Wife? Husband? Son? Daughter? Whoever they are, we will stand beside them no matter what milestone they are currently facing and open up space to provide opportunity for them to reach the ultimate milestone in a relationship with Christ. Many of those who are closest to us may very well be those who benefit from and are shaped by a milestone that we help create. 

Thank you for being a part of the team and for serving to create what we do on the weekend. Thank you for helping to create milestones in the lives of those who call this place "home" and thank you for being a part of a ministry that will be creating space for those who have not yet found Cypress... and much more importantly, for those who have not yet found CHRIST. 

Yes, we are in the business of creating milestones...
and GOD is working through us. 

Nathan Wurschmidt
Cypress Church Alton Darby

How far is too far?

This weekend, we jump into week two of our current series, Great SEXpectations. We’ll be asking the questions…“How far is too far?”…“Where should I draw the line?”

Yes, I am bringing back the ROPE this weekend, and I may even add a FIRE PIT to really get the passions burning! We are tackling real issues (sex & intimacy) we all face in life and society every day by looking to scripture for clear teaching on how to think and live.

It’s going to be a great weekend!

Pastor Ken

PS. Kid’s Ministry is a great option again this weekend, as we “dive a little deeper.” Parents tell us all the time, once their kids tried Kid’s Ministry, THEY LOVED IT! Don’t let your kids miss out on the COOL, FUN THINGS they get to DO and LEARN every weekend!

Friday, February 1, 2013

According to research, 45% of teenagers rely on their parents to teach them about...

A 2011 study revealed that 45% of teenagers rely on their parents to teach them about sexuality. The same study also revealed that 78% of parents assume their kids will turn to other sources to learn about sexual issues. 

My question: Where do most people (single, dating, married) form their grid for thinking and living when it comes to SEX, LOVE, LIFE and RELATIONSHIPS?

I read, in preparation for this series, that our society has never been more “sexual,” yet the data indicates never has there been less “sexual satisfaction” either. There is an obvious disconnect between God’s original plan and idea versus what popular society would preach as the pathway to pleasure and intimacy.

This will be fun,
Pastor Ken

PS. This is a great month for your child to visit Children’s Ministry. Our children’s staff and volunteers will be ready to help your child experience an amazing hour of Christ‘s love and plan for their life…in a fun, age-appropriate way.

Friday, January 25, 2013

I saved the best for last ... & a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

This weekend we wrap up our series, Happily Ever After…I have saved the best for last! This final key to HAPPINESS revolutionizes how we SEE, GO THROUGH, AND LIVE life. I will be sharing an email I received this past week that…
  a. Brings me to tears each time I read it
  b. Illustrates, better than I can, how important this last key to happiness is

Also, a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT coming this weekend. You will want to be “in the loop” and “in the know.” 

Invite friends…I have a feeling this is going to be one to remember!

It’s Time…Take the Next Step,
Pastor Ken

PS. A prayer update…our Bradley boys’ basketball team hasn’t won any more games…YET (you got to believe, baby:)  They are still fighting hard each game, so I measure that as progress…just not in the win column YET. Your prayers are still and always appreciated as we play Westerville tonight…perhaps there will be a minor miracle:)


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Consider this...when thinking about Consistency

Recently, I’ve been thinking about “consistency.” Interestingly enough, I’ve been thinking of the second definition of the word, according to steadfast adherence to the same principles, course, form, etc.: There is consistency in his pattern of behavior. 
Consistency is tied to character. If someone does something good, or bad, in life/relationships just once in a while, that becomes their character and one would say they were “inconsistent” in their pattern of living. Consistency allows others around us to know what they can expect from us…and that’s good. Now, just to make it clear, I’m not thinking of perfectionism as our living; that’s impossible. But I am thinking of consistency.  
Here is a short list of benefits: 
  • Consistency in the “quality of the worship experience” makes it easier to invite friends…you don’t have to wonder if it’s going to be good or bad…
  • Consistency in our “financial giving” makes it easier to remember what belongs to the Lord, and who is first in our lives…
  • Consistency in our “eating and exercise” makes it easier to maintain good health…
  • Consistency in our “devotions and prayer” makes it easier to hear God speak
  • Consistency in our “living” establishes the story our life will tell…
Ask the Lord to help you become more “consistent” in the “pattern of living” that will bring out the best (and HIS best) in US!
HAPPY Wednesday,
Pastor Ken

Friday, January 18, 2013

Are you a GRAPE or a MARBLE?

Happily Ever After- Week 3, 

In addition to marriage advice from the Duck Dynasty Crew, we will be diving into the role relationships play in affecting our Happiness … or lack thereof. How do I limit the “control” others seem to have over me? Does establishing healthy boundaries go against Christian love? What’s the formula for healthy relationships? Am I a grape or a marble…

Bring a friend...don't have one...come make a new friend and learn how to be a better one.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

PS. I’m hearing great things about our Dublin Campus...check it out Sunday, 10 am, at Dublin Coffman High School!

PSS. For those whose schedules allow, thank you for partnering with us by giving Saturday night service- 6 PM, or Sunday morning service- 9:30 AM a try at our Alton Darby Campus. Whichever service you attend, invite a friend and come ready to learn, worship, have fun, and then, go change the world…one person at a time!

Friday, January 11, 2013

The HAPPIEST people are...

This weekend, we will dig a little deeper, examining two more attributes of the happiest people in the world (and, no…it has nothing to do with Disney World!). I won’t tell you what the traits are, but here’s a hint: One of the attributes we’ll be discussing might be mentioned by someone who’s playing poker. . .

Both Dublin and Alton Darby have “killer” music set lists that will keep us humming till Monday. Come EXPECTING and Come WITH FRIENDS! These are great days of opportunity to invest in others.

See you soon,
Pastor Ken

PS. Say a prayer for Bradley HS boys’ basketball to keep it close or…shall we even pray for a 2nd miracle and knock off cross-town rival…Dreaded Darby?? GO JAGS!

Friday, January 4, 2013

Do you long to be HAPPY?

This weekend, we kick off a new series, Happily Ever After…what story are you writing? All people have a longing desire to be HAPPY. We want to be happy. We want our kids and our friends to be happy. But, as most of us know, desire and knowledge alone are not enough!

For the next four weeks, we will be studying the Proven Pathway to Happiness as outlined from God’s Truth, and looking at ways to engage and experience God’s best for us.

If you like country, I hear Carrie Underwood may make a guest appearance at our Dublin campus. If you like Bon Jovi, I hear Alton Darby may be a great campus choice. Whatever your preference may be, bring a friend, come to encourage, come to learn, and come to worship our Great God!

2013…shaping up to be the best yet!
Pastor Ken

PS. Whenever I hear our Children’s Ministry team talking about the stuff they have planned for the kids…makes me want to be a kid again. Okay, that was a lie, but it’s really cool what we do for kids! Don’t miss this weekend!

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Several thoughts to help shape not just 2013, but eternity...

I feel bad for the 2nd of January. I mean, January 1 gets all the press...the relaxing kickoff to a new year. By the time January 2 rolls around, many are already questioning their New Year’s resolutions (I recently heard only 8% of those who make New Year’s resolutions actually keep them). Many also dread going back to work after celebrating the holidays. 
So, on this January 2, let me share a few thoughts that could really shape not just 2013, but ETERNITY.
  1. Many of you prayed and invited for our eight Christmas Services. THANK YOU! Many of you have heard by now that 7,979 people gathered to worship. YOU played a valuable role in so many people experiencing the Christmas story. INVITE THEM BACK this weekend for the kickoff of our new series, Happily Ever After...what story are you writing? We may even work in a little Duck Dynasty to help us kick off everything. It will be fun and meaningful as we explore what God’s Word has to say about Living Fulfilled, Happy, Joyful Lives.
  2. PRAY for your church staff as you pray for your own family and God’s blessings. God can do anything he chooses, but often he chooses to work through people. We covet your regular prayers for God’s continued leading and wisdom as we serve you.
  3. Start this year off right and get to church this weekend! It really is about the HABIT of breaking away from our regular weekly routine to set aside ONE HOUR to WORSHIP CHRIST with others. Two different days ~ Two different campuses ~ Four different service times to choose from.
Last year was amazing for Cypress. More people joined God’s family, and more people made deep commitments to give and to serve, than any other time before. We have much to be thankful for.
As your Senior Pastor, I want you to know I truly believe our best is yet to come...we are just beginning to scratch the surface of God’s Full Potential for us.
Can’t wait to worship with you this weekend,
Pastor Ken