• November 2022
    Sandra felt as low as the heels of her Birkenstocks as she pushed against a November gust and the florist shop door. Her life had been easy, like a spring breeze. Then, in the fourth month of her second pregnancy, a minor automobile accident stole her ease. During this Thanksgiving week, she would have delivered a son. She grieved over her loss. As if that weren’t enough, her husband’s company threatened a transfer. Then her sister, whose holiday visit she coveted, called saying she could not come. What’s worse, Sandra’s friend infuriated her by suggesting her grief was a God-given path to maturity that would allow her to empathize with others who suffer. Read more…
  • October 2022
    It takes courage to face a lot of things life throws our way, and quite frankly if I didn’t have Jesus in my life, I don’t think I’d make it through a lot of what crosses my path in life… Read more…
  • September 2022
    This morning we are continuing our sermon series called “It Takes Courage!” A couple weeks ago pastor Chip talked about Jesus giving us courage to stand up for what we believe in. And last week Paul talked to us about the courage of Job. Both of their messages were pretty amazing, so the bar for me today is pretty high! Read more…
  • August 2022

    Today we are starting a 5-part series titled, “It Takes Courage.”

    Let’s face it, it takes courage to follow Jesus… It takes courage to raise your hand during ministry time if something pertains to you…

    It takes courage as a visitor to raise your hand when we recognize our guests…

    To do the right thing, to represent Jesus, to stand strong in our faith takes courage! Read more…

  • July 2022
    What Now? (Reset for a Better Life) pt.1 All Scripture reference taken from the New Living Translation We are starting a two-part sermon series titled, “What Now?” And today we will be talking about a reset for a better life. During Easter time… Many people invited Jesus into their lives for the first time… Some recommitted their lives to Jesus… And some came to church for the first time since the pandemic hit… Read more…
  • June 2022
    Today we are finishing up the series on the Goodness of God based off Psalm 23. We’re going end today on verse 5… Psalm 23:5 is one of my favorite pictures to get in my mind when thinking of the goodness of God and how well He takes care of me…And us…When going through battles. Read more…
  • May 2022
    To My Brothers & Sisters Behind the Razor-wire, Hello! My name ‘used’ to be, 97793 and 108-270 and 299-080. My name now and for the last 2 years is Shannon Payne. You get my meaning… Today I am the Senior Pastor of Christian Life Fellowship in Gahanna, OH and also the Chaplain for the Loved Read more…
  • April 2022
    You are a spirit and your spirit is filled with God’s holiness and you are in right standing with God even though your mind may not be at times. Maybe your body does not want to agree but your spirit is always in line with God. You might not feel like it and you might not act like it; but your born-again spirit is amazing. This is the word of God; who He foreknew He predestined, He justified and He glorified to be conformed to the image of Jesus – so Jesus is the prototype of how our lives should look. Read more…
  • March 2022
    LOOP has been blessed with an opportunity to be able to provide your child or children with any needs they may have (clothing, school supplies, etc.). If you have a child or children that are still attending school that may need this assistance, please have their caregiver contact me or you can contact me at 614-582-5139. Please provide me the names, ages, sex and address of your children and we will provide them with your requests. Read more…
  • February 2022
    I am the salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13) I am the light of the world (Matthew 4:14) I am a child of God (John 1:12) I am part of the true vine, a channel of Christ’s life (John 15: 1, 5) I am Christ’s friend (John 15:15) I am appointed and chosen by Christ to bear fruit (John 15:16) I am a slave of righteousness (Romans 6:18) Read more…
  • January 2022
    Today we are starting a new sermon series and we will be going through one of the most famous chapters in the Bible, Psalm 23; The Lord is my Shepherd… There are six verses to this Psalm and we are going to look at verses 1 thru 5… It’s possible I might sneak verse 6 in for our Advent series… We’ll see. Read more…
  • December 2021
    Gabriel Speaks to Mary
    Luke 1:26-45, 2:1-20 (New Living Translation)
    26 Six months after Elizabeth knew she was to become a mother, Gabriel was sent from God to Nazareth. Nazareth was a town in the country of Galilee. 27 He went to a woman who had never had a man. Her name was Mary. She was promised in marriage to a man named Joseph. Joseph was of the family of David. 28 The angel came to her and said, “You are honored very much. You are a favored woman. The Lord is with you. You are chosen from among many women.” Read more…