I believe that many of us are spiritually dehydrated. [Physical] "Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn't have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you don't replace lost fluids, you will get dehydrated." - https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/symptoms-causes/syc-20354086 Left unaddressed it can lead to serious and life-threatening complications. On Sunday, I shared that the natural symptoms (early manifestations and warnings) of physical dehydration parallel the spiritual. Symptoms include: Extreme thirst [you feel that you are spiritually in a dry land; that you are parched; that you are tempted to drink or having been drinking liquids that will lead only to further dehydration.] Less frequent urination [unable to regularly discharge toxins and they build up; there's a toxicity - a darkness - a cloud - a bitterness [...]
Date: December 30, 2018 Text: Jeremiah 29:11-13 (AMPC) Speaker: Tom Brooks God has a good plan for your life no matter how dark it might currently be - trust in Him to lead you to a good end.
On Sunday, December 30, 2018, Parkside Church ordained Renee Pringle to serve the church and city as Associate Pastor of Community Formation. Pastor Renee has been called to serve part-time in three areas: 1) Assisting Diane Kim in leading our Children's Ministry; 2) strengthening the existing community of Parkside through events and programs; and 3) helping visitors find their way into the Parkside family. Renee is a wife and mother of two. She graduated from Pacific Life Bible College with a BA in Pastoral Leadership. Renee is gifted in leadership, team building, discernment, event organization, hospitality and loves to empower others. Please keep her and family in your prayers. (You can listen to her ordination above.)
Date: December 23, 2018 Text: Isaiah 9:6 Speaker: Clint Nelson We live in eternal unrest when our heart is far from home. Our heart's home is God and Jesus made a way to get home. That's why we call Jesus our Prince of Peace.
Date: December 9, 2018 Text: Isaiah 9:6 Speaker: Clint Nelson Who is able to make it right - to make your life and this world good again? No prophet or president can do what Jesus can do.
Date: December 2, 2018 Text: Isaiah 9:6 Speaker: Clint Nelson Hope has a name. Hope's name is Jesus. One of the reasons we place our hope in Him is because He is the Wonderful Counselor - able to lead us out of our exile and into peace.