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We’ve Fallen And We Can’t Get Up

Key Terms: Fall – the historic event in which Adam disobeyed God resulting in the entrance of sin and death to the human race (Romans 5:12). Original Sin – Because of Adam’s sin, every human being without exception is born in a sinful, guilty, and corrupt state _______________________________________________________________________ Note:  Due to missing a Sunday because…

strength

Four Ways to Build a Strong Spiritual Core

Each and every New Year, many people often commit to becoming healthier and even focus on specifics like strengthening their physical core. I applaud such efforts, and have even committed to strengthening my own. Yet, as valuable as physical exercise is for the body; spiritual exercise is even more valuable because, “it holds promise for…

change

A Year of Change: Are Your Prepared?

A new year of change is right around the corner. Have you thought about what CHANGE you would like to see in your life? Besides the normal resolutions to lose weight or spend less, have you given any thought to what CHANGE God wants to see in your life in the new year? Have you…

6 Ways Evil Lurks in the Shadows of Suburbia

I know what you are thinking.  “We’re approaching Christmas, a time of peace and joy and you’re talking about evil?” Yes, because oddly enough, evil is part of the Christmas story and it’s in the carols we sing.  For example, have you ever listened closely to the first verse of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen?…

Presidential Election

2016 Presidential Election: The Day After

7 Ways the Church Can Help Our Country Move Forward As this bitter, hard fought presidential election has come to an end, here are some thoughts concerning how the Church can lead the way to improving the political atmosphere in America. 1.  Pray. We have a godly obligation to engage in nonpartisan prayer for all…

discipleship, parenting

3-D Parenting: Is Your Parenting Feeling Flat?

Parenting is an extremely challenging task.  Loving, Christian parents desire to provide opportunities for their children to flourish academically, athletically, and socially.  As good as these goals are, there is a much greater goal of parenting that every Christian is to pursue–discipleship.  Discipleship is front and center of the Great Commission (Matt. 28:16-20).  Over at…

Testimonial: Finding God at Forks Community Church

Hi my name Kim Cosgrove . Last year at this time my fiancé and I were looking for a church as we had just moved back to the area after going to college in Elizabethtown, PA (which also happens to be Pastor Tim’s hometown). Ironically. We had been searching for a church for a few…

Be Still: A Testimonial

Do you have a life verse? The one verse that perpetually resonates throughout your life and in your walk with Christ? It’s one that speaks to you in that still, soft voice when you least expect it. When Pastor Tim asked me if I would give my testimony about what Forks Community Church has meant…

How to Enjoy Sports and Keep the Faith

Prov. 22:6     Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. 1Tim. 4:7b-8 Rather train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and…