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Pastor Dale’s Sermon Reference

Please see the book, articles and scripture verses below which Pastor Dale referenced in his “Rethinking Controversy” message. If you would like to further the conversation with a member of our pastoral team or are in need of additional resources, please reach out to pastoral.care@wooddale.org. Book: Divorce and Remarriage: Four Christian Views by H. Wayne […]

Before Patrick was a Saint

Captured, enslaved and left alone as a herdsman in remote Ireland at age 16, Patrick had every reason to hate his enemies. Yet Patrick prayed from that desolate land and God listened. It was there that the Lord opened up my awareness of my lack of faith. So I turned with all my heart to […]

Pastor Dale’s Sermon Application

Here are the points Pastor Dale referenced in his “Rethinking Commitment” message as well as some daily direction for our lives: Our lives are not our own, they belong to God. He created and purchased us with His blood. This church is not our church. It does not belong to the board, staff or membership. […]

#WeAreFor Vulnerable Children

James 1:27 tells us to look after orphans in their distress. While not everyone is called to take a child into their home, everyone is called to do something. What’s your something? As part of our discipleship series, Multiply, we had the opportunity to share resources about adoption and fostering vulnerable children. If you were […]

The Relationship Tug of War Sermon Notes

This past weekend Pastor Dale kicked off the new sermon series, “The Relationship Tug of War.” He took us into the book of Proverbs to show us just what God’s Word says about our relationships with friends.  Here are some of Pastor Dale’s sermon notes… feel free to watch the sermon again or for the […]

Racism, What We Should Do

Dear Friends, I am reaching out to you because we have all been made aware of the bigotry, hatred and violence in our nation, which seems to be in our news feeds and headlines every week.  Most recently, this depth of hatred was expressed in Charlottesville, Virginia.  How is Christ’s church supposed to respond to […]