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Arrived safe and sound

file:///var/folders/9x/5l_4x1r57sv7wcy5h8d4x3n80000gn/T/IMG_1837.JPG Well, we have arrived safe and sound here at Rancho Santa Marta in San Vicente, Baja California. It’s a bit too late to post a full account of two days of driving. Suffice it to say that we have had a good trip with no significant incidents. Oh, Rick’s truck was once again detained Read More

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JESUS CENTER FARM EXPANSION

The Jesus Center, a long-time leader in Chico for helping our needy and homeless, offers an innovative internship program for qualifying individuals transitioning out of homelessness. Interns at the Jesus Center Farm learn agricultural and business skills. Directed by Jim Mathys, the Farm produces organic food for the Jesus Center, and local restaurants as a Community Read More

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Picture This

By: Aidan Rontani St. John’s, Chico – Jan. 22, 2017 Isaiah 9:1-4 Psalm 27:1,5-13 I Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-23 Close your eyes for a moment, just a moment, and picture the scene. There on the shores of the lake. The gravel shifting and crunching beneath your feet. The water lapping gently on the shore. The Read More

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Gifts

Anne Powell’s Epiphany Message January 6, 2017 Lead us, who know you now by faith, to your presence, where we may see your glory face to face.It seems that everyone knew that something extraordinary had happened in Bethlehem, and everyone wanted to see it face to face. The shepherds, the wise men and even King Read More

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Advent and Christmas Message 2016

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” -John 1:14 Renowned Croatian-American theologian Miroslav Volf recently noted as he looked out at the social unease that seems to be so prevalent in the world “We are in a major crisis of legitimacy and trust. No better time to renew commitment to trustworthiness, as individuals Read More