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Be Still and Know That I Am God

I was praying the other day and I asked God—“What do you want me to do?” I felt this sense of quiet and into my mind came the words “I just want you to be still.” Those words surprised me. Here was not a call to action, but to inaction—a call to stop. I don’t […]

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Lament for Lost Loved Ones

Pastor Stan reflects on the following passageS in light of COVID-19: Hebrews 4:14-16 and John 11. Hebrews 4:14-16 “Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to […]

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God’s Infinite Wisdom and Love

Pastor Stan tackles the question, how can God be good and still allow COVID-19? He draws his answer from Romans 11:33-36: “Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! “For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has […]

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Through Christ, We Can.

Good Afternoon Crown & Joy Family! This is Pastor Stan. I’m about to do one of the first of a series of what I call corona devotionals, or devo for short. About 2 to 3 minutes is what I’m shooting for. So, let us begin. As you may recall in late January, I preached on […]

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Devotionals Series During COVID-19

The Lord laid it on my heart to communicate the gospel message in such a way as to support us during this crisis.  It is my hope that the active power in His Word will strengthen and encourage you during this time.  At the suggestions of one of our leaders, I plan to submit a […]

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Count It All Joy: A COVID-19 Update

Dear Saints, Count it all joy, my brothers (and sisters), when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.  And let steadfastness have it full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.”  James 1:2-4 – What you see there is the Word […]

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