No, You Don’t Have to Go to Church!

Climbing into the car on a Sunday morning, I bent down to buckle Zeke’s seat belt and was asked a startling question from his brother: “Dad- do we HAVE to go to church?”
Being honest, I had to immediately choke down a “Yes! Because I said so!” (Sunday mornings are rough for everyone, right?)


Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. Chapter 1 [pdf-embedder...

Jesus Meets Us When We Run Towards The Enemy

Jesus meets us in our sin. He does not require the alcoholic to be without alcohol for 12 weeks before He will save them. He did not wait till Paul had repented of murdering Christians to met him. He stopped Paul in his tracks, then Paul repented.
God does not require us to muster up the bravery to do what He calls us to, He will meet us when we are like Jonah and have run in the opposite direction.

Advent Services in The Valley

Advent Services in The Valley

Webster describes the word “advent” as “the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event.” Yup. Nailed it! This is a special time of year for churches across the world. At The Valley Church, we are no exception. Advent is an incredible time of reflection. We seize the...