• The Red Dragon of Christmas
  • Herods of Judea – Matthew 2 & Revelation 12.1-12

    The Villains of Christmas

    I love Christmas time. At our home, we watch a Christmas movie nearly every night in December. Some Christmas movies are good for a few laughs, others make me cry, and others are totally ridiculous. Christmas movies make a lot of money, I’m sure, because Hollywood keeps cranking them out.

  • Joy to the World: James 1.2-3

    “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.” (James 1.2-3)

    O Come, thou Dayspring, come and cheer, Our spirits by thine advent here
    Disperse the gloomy cloud of night, And death’s dark shadow put to flight
    Rejoice! Rejoice!  Emmanuel shall come to thee O Israel

  • How to Live and Die Happy: True Joy

    Part 3 in a series on the Fruit of the Spirit

    If we want to know how to live and die happy, we have to define happiness. I believe that happiness is knowing that your life matters, that you have a purpose, that your life counts for something. Does your life mean something? Do you know that you have a higher purpose than living day to day? In the end, will it make any difference whether you were here or not?

    About Us

    This blog is written by leaders of SVCC. The people who write here are not perfect or "holier than thou."  They just strive to seek after God with all their hearts.

    We hope that God will speak to you as you read the words He's placed here through the hearts and minds of people who follow after Him.

    Christology Understanding Fasting Bread Habits Jim Eliot aim Fire Palm Sunday Gender Outcast victim Truth Verdict outsiders relationship with God Messages Stubborn Daniel Scripture Memory Unclean Goodness Free Will Guests Conflict Simple Complexity Ezekiel Greed Restoration theodicy May Healing Retaliation Security Matthew tribulation Envy living right Angels Eye Spiritual Support Bible Study Mercy Weary Anxiety trajectory Parenting through Christ Trek & Journey The Dukes of Hazzard Apologetics Patient Walk on Water Hebrew Names of God Messiah Theophany Gossip Violence Father's Business Daily Bible Readings Topheth Action unpardonable sin Politics Newbigen Rest Emptiness Guilty By Reason of Humanity Acceptance Mission Work Son of Man Christmas Eve Word of God Lust Watch Nobles Poser Authority Traffic unforgivable sin Herod Gentleness Lord demons Miracles Gifts Friendship Seventy Sevens Knowing God Fruit of the Spirit Salvation Sanctification Kindness Cost of Discipleship Family Childlike Ready Women's Ministry Blog Sheperds Spiritual Warfare Speaking Richonomics Repentance Worship Original Sin Compassion Service fear Lies Serving Backbiting OK exposure Holy Love Temptation Gehenna Second Coming Spiritual Need Serving God Ash Wednesday Judas Spirit Walkers Parables Apology Money True Riches Bushel Racism Hell Disciple Fails Atonement Presence of God God is in control Shame Sin Moving Mountains Christmas Dragon Reward Mary Magdalene Faith or Fear Desperado End Times Lamp Disappointment Free Samples Angel John the Baptist Family of God Holy Week Physical Need Fruit fo the Spirit Purity Injustice Vision denial Liar Judgement victor Provision Dragon Tired Son of God Proverbs Savior without Lord Not a Fan Revelation Pooronomics Approval Foundation Storms Restore unto me the joy Christmas Blessings Confession Satan Busy Joy Cross Apocalypse Inconvenience Tithes Questions Genealogy stress Faith Hypocrisy Holy Spirit Assumptions Be Prepared Heart Armor Humility Prophecy Love Never Fails wholehearted Interpretation suffering Treasure Desire Forgiveness God the Father Part 1 Nice Great Commission Poverty judging others Advent Lent tempest Discipleship Prayer Jairus Trials Ancestry Witness Materialism Gentiles Giving Murder Exhausted Signs Daily Bible Reading Persecution Evangelicalism Patience Taste and See Predestination Adultery Santa Naughty Pornography wisdom joyous thoughts Mary Lunatic Sacrifice Wise Men Regeneration Law control Lost Cause Worry Self Worth Wealth Empty Tomb Applause Happiness Dependence Education Fornication Honesty Damascus Road Breath Prayer letting go Perseverance Danger Family Tree Narrow Way Grace Alabaster Jar Spiritual Blindness Obedience Rest in the Lord Social Justice Depression Christ God's Timing Holiness Purpose Antichrist Wonders Betrayal Basket God's Word Morality Judgment Trek and Journey Soil Clothing Easter Men Light Love Sexism Doubt Neutrality Expectations Evangelism Baptism trouble