Due to inclement weather, the 9 a.m. service for Sunday, Jan. 20 has been cancelled. We will have one morning service at 10:45 a.m. as road conditions improve.

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Free Indeed
July 1st, 2021
by Matt McClayIndependence Day in the United States is the quintessential American holiday, laden with cookouts, concerts, family get-togethers, and, of course, fireworks. As a nation, we set aside Ju...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Honor Thy Mother
May 1st, 2021
by Tim YatesAnna Jarvis began a campaign to make Mother’s Day a recognized holiday in the United States when her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis passed away in 1905. Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Mindful Mom
May 1st, 2021
by Rebekah ShafferThe mind of a mother is a labored machine; the mind of a mother often works harder than her hands. From her waking to her sleeping and often even in her sleep, a mother’s mind is bus...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Extending the Love and Forgiveness of Jesus
April 1st, 2021
by David LemmingA young married couple was having a moment of “marital disagreement.” As the conversation continued between them, the husband became increasingly more agitated. In a moment of fury, he...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Follow Me
March 1st, 2021
by Matt McClayIt would have been impossible for Simon and his brother Andrew to fully understand the implications of the brief invitation Jesus extended to them while they were fishing on the Sea of G...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Speaking the Truth in Love
February 1st, 2021
by Nathan McClayThe scene has been played out multiple times in recent years: unruly mobs taking to the streets of our cities, bent on riotous destruction, even invading the capitol in Washington, DC,...  Read More
by Matt Waller
A Love That Says There is Therefore Now No Condemnation
February 1st, 2021
by Mary Ellen BlackSo now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus.  And because you belong to Him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that le...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Shaped By Community: Spiritual Growth
January 1st, 2021
by Tim YatesOne of the greatest tools to shape your spiritual life is the local church. In fact, the very purpose of the local church is to move you toward Christlikeness (discipleship). There are sti...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Hope
January 1st, 2021
by Rebekah ShafferThis year has, at times, felt hopeless. The things we knew as normal ceased to be normal, and there seems to be no end in sight. Medical professionals have worked around the clock, p...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Christmas Memories
December 1st, 2020
by David LemmingMerry Christmas and Happy New Year are the words that ring out joyfully everywhere during the month of December. It’s a wonderful time of gift-giving and celebrating together with fami...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Rooted in 2021
December 1st, 2020
by Jeremy Shaffer2021 marks the 5th anniversary of our church-wide Bible reading challenge. Many of you have been with us from the beginning, but there might be some out there who are new to LMBC and ...  Read More
by Matt Waller
The Essential Church
November 1st, 2020
by Matt McClayIf our eyes look a little tired when we wave to you during your exit of the church building on Sundays, the culprit for our fatigue is likely the fact that, as a staff, it is more challe...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Labor is Not in Vain
October 1st, 2020
by Jeremy ShafferFor as long as I have been in ministry, Sunday morning services have always started with Saturdays.  Saturdays are the days in ministry life that you are thankful for because they giv...  Read More
by Matt Waller
The Greater Risk
September 1st, 2020
by David Lemming I don’t think anybody will dispute the fact that this year, 2020, has been one of the strangest years in most of our memories. What started as a New Year full of promise and expectati...  Read More
by Matt Waller
The Shepherd's Voice
September 1st, 2020
by Rebekah Shaffer Head in hands and heart racing, there’s a ringing in your ears. Constantly changing guidelines and rivaling news reports, there’s unrest in the air. The many voices of governors and...  Read More
by Matt Waller
15 Steps to Improve Your Bible Reading
August 1st, 2020
by Tim Yates The number one tool God uses to form my spiritual life is the Bible. He uses His Word to mold me and shape me into His image. The Scriptures are compared to food and bring spiritual nouri...  Read More
by Matt Waller
Flourishing!
August 1st, 2020
by Anthony Goddard First let me ask you, what comes to your mind when I say the word “flourishing”? Perhaps you think of synonyms such as thriving, abundant, plentiful, fruitful...I think we all want ...  Read More
by Matt Waller

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