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The Importance of Worship

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From Pastor Jim, January 21, 2015

January 20, 2015
One Word for 2015: PRAYEROn January 8, I preached a message entitled, “The State of the Church in 2015.” I shared my heart concerning the countless victories our church has experienced in the past 65 years. God has had His hand on our church.   But as we look to the future ...

From Pastor Jim, January 7

January 7, 2015
A SPECIAL THANK YOU I’d like to thank Wallace Philpot and David Wooten for preaching for me while our family was on vacation. I’ve heard they both did a great job. I also want to thank Ron Kurtz and our deacons for taking care of the pastoral care needs that came up. We are blessed to ...

From Pastor Jim- December 12, 2014

December 11, 2014
BEING A CHRISTMAS BLESSINGThere is nothing that personifies the Spirit of Christmas more than Christians giving gifts to strangers. When we give to family and friends, we know that we will most likely receive a gift from them in return. Sometimes we even give because they’ve ...

From Pastor Jim, November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014
    One of my favorite thoughts about Christmas is this . . . Jesus came to this earth on that first Christmas morning to make right the things that are wrong in your life at Christmas this year: to bring peace where there is conflict, rest where there is stress, and forgiveness where ...

From Pastor Jim, November 14

November 14, 2014
Championing our mission championsI love this time of year for lots of reasons. I enjoy the cooler weather, college football and the upcoming holiday season. But I especially look forward to Oak View’s tradition of spotlighting our missionaries around the world and across the street. This ...

From Pastor Jim, Oct 29, 2014

October 31, 2014
A KEY WORD IN THE GREAT COMMISSIONThe mission of Oak View is to “connect people to the life-changing love of Christ.” That’s not just a slogan, it’s the heartbeat of our church. The church is not all about us.   I read in another church paper about a well-known ...

From Pastor Jim, October 15, 2014

October 15, 2014
East Asia Mission TripOur team in East Asia has had a tremendous opportunity to see firsthand what is happening on this side of the globe. For several, this is their first experience in an Asian culture. This can be an eye opening experience, and even a shock to some as they realize that their ...

From Pastor Jim, October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014
What’s the wise thing to do?I hope that is the question you’ve been asking yourself these days. It’s the question that will save you from making costly and painful mistakes and making decisions that you regret. The message series runs through October 24 and will cover topics ...

From Pastor Jim, Sept 19

September 19, 2014
NEW MESSAGE SERIESI hope you’ve heard about the new message series that begins Sunday, September 21 . . . KEEP CALM & WISE UP. We’ll be looking at the importance of wisdom as presented in the Book of Proverbs. King Solomon was the third king of Israel and one of the wealthiest and ...

HomeGroups 2014 Fall Kick-Off

September 8, 2014
HomeGroups will begin again on September 21. Our HomeGroups will encourage people in their relationships with God, each other, and those outside the group and church. The groups will study God’s Word with lively discussion and be challenged to apply the Bible to daily life. It is a fact that ...
 
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