From the Pastor's Heart

“It Just Isn’t the Same” Part – 1

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Mar 7, 2017 | Comments Off on “It Just Isn’t the Same” Part – 1

On my way to the church this morning the Lord provoked me with a thought about transforming into what He desires His church to be. The one thing I have learned over the years is that if you are walking alongside the Master, you cannot remain the same as you were. Change inevitably will take…

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“What Happens When Church is No Longer a Priority?”

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Mar 1, 2017 | Comments Off on “What Happens When Church is No Longer a Priority?”

The thought of what happens when church is no longer a priority has been upon my mind a lot lately. Having been in the ministry now for almost 20 years, you see a lot of ups and downs in people’s lives. Some at their own volition, while others were from an outside source. There are…

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“Which Side?”

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Feb 26, 2017 | Comments Off on “Which Side?”

This week, as I was leaving the gym, I saw a vehicle with a bunch of stickers on the back. One was large and easily seen, which said, “Jesus was a LIBERAL.” WOW! What a statement, right? Now Jesus is a liberal. My first thought was, “No, He was probably a conservative.” Then I spent…

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“Church Member vs Christian”

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Jan 29, 2017 | Comments Off on “Church Member vs Christian”

Often times the term Christian is connected to anyone who has “professed” to be a Christian, which is NOT always the case. If we are going to be completely honest, it is probably seldom the case. Many times, if not most of the time the term Christian is linked to being a church member, but…

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“Where Did That Broom Go?”

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Jan 4, 2017 | Comments Off on “Where Did That Broom Go?”

Good evening. Today at work it was kind of a slow day, so I decided to do some sweeping in the warehouse where I work. The problem was that I couldn’t find the broom! I looked where I placed it before, but it wasn’t there. I looked in the office, in the garage, in the…

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“Looks & Sounds Good, but…”

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Dec 20, 2016 | Comments Off on “Looks & Sounds Good, but…”

It’s been a pondering of mine for some time now regarding what people really believe. Having been in the ministry now for over 18 years, with almost 9 of those years as a pastor, I have been challenged to ask myself a very important question. The question: Do I really believe what I have professed…

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“Many are Shipwrecked & Don’t Know It”

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Dec 2, 2016 | Comments Off on “Many are Shipwrecked & Don’t Know It”

The Apostle Paul writes to Timothy in his first letter, chapter 1 & verse 19 that some “concerning faith have made shipwreck.” The word shipwreck here means to be stranded. The Apostle mentions two people by name as to their becoming shipwrecked concerning the faith. Paul informs Timothy that he has delivered them over to…

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“Reflections”

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Sep 22, 2016 | Comments Off on “Reflections”

Tell me if you’ve heard the following: “I can’t believe this is happening to me!” “Why is this happening to me?” “What have I done to deserve this?””Does God even care about me?” “What is the reason for all this?” Philippians 1:12-14 states, “But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened…

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“Tempted, Tried & Proven!”

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Sep 9, 2016 | Comments Off on “Tempted, Tried & Proven!”

The gospels of Matthew and Luke both record what is known as the “Temptations of Christ.” These accounts are brief in nature and many sermons have been preached and lessons taught on the subject. The temptations are three in number and are commonly believed to encompass every temptation known to man, hence why Jesus is…

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“I Would Die for You?

By Pastor Chris Blythe | Sep 7, 2016 | Comments Off on “I Would Die for You?

“I would die for you” has been a very popular phrase spoken amongst lovers throughout history. Poems have these words as titles, as well as multiple singers have entitled songs with this phrase. It is a phrase that seemingly expresses an extreme love for another person or people. Many men have made this statement to…

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