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The Importance of Worship

Worship. Is there any other word that better describes the calling upon our lives as the people of ...

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HomeGroup 2015 Basics

February 18, 2015
HomeGroups are all about strengthening friendships, encouraging one another, and developing a greater impact in our neighborhoods. It is so important for believers to be “together,” and there are so many neighbors around us who are seeking meaningful friendships and spiritual guidance. ...

Opportunities to Serve in 2015

February 18, 2015
Sunday Morning Sound TechDo you like working with technology? Do you notice when music doesn’t sound quite right? We are looking for a few more sound booth volunteers to help with audio and computers during worship services. Experience helps, but we can also train. Contact  for more ...

From Pastor Jim, Feb 18, 2015

February 17, 2015
1950 - 2015CELEBRATE 65 YEARS OF BLESSINGS Oak View is turning 65. And next month we’re going to celebrate her birthday by focusing on what we love about our church. The thing we love most about our church is JESUS. He’s the reason lives are changed and needs are met and hope is ...

From Pastor Jim, Feb 4, 2015

February 4, 2015
  Here’s the gist of Sunday’s sermon: It’s often the small prayers that no one hears that result in the big things that everyone wants.   I believe The Lord’s Prayer, Jesus’ model for what we should pray, is really a series of five little prayers: 1. The ...

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 ...
 
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