Saturate Your Prayers in God’s Word

Do you struggle with a consistent prayer life? It always seems like prayer is the first thing to go when we get busy or wrapped up in our everyday tasks or to-dos. Why? If we are truly filled with the Holy Spirit like Romans 8:15 tells us — then shouldn’t we have this...

New Life … New Identity

I don’t remember being there for my birth, but I’m sure that was the case. At least my mom said I was. I remember with joy and celebrate the moment Laura said, “I do” and her radiant glow as we began a new life together. In that moment, we became family. I also...

Living Sent: 2022 Summer Night Home Series

Last summer we took ten weeks to journey together through “Starting Point,” a curriculum provided by the North American Mission Board. That study laid a basic foundation for missional engagement highlighting concepts such as Spiritual Formation, Bible Fluency and...

Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me

You’ve likely heard this saying in some form or another at Coats or perhaps at some point during your Christian walk: “The Spirit inside you is better than Jesus beside you.” Praise God for this truth! As believers, we possess the gift of the Holy...

What Builds Community?

Community. If there is anything people are looking for after the events of the past two years, it is true community. Although this has been highlighted during our current cultural moment, community has always been a need in the human heart. Most people seek greater...

An Easter Thought

What comes to your mind when you think about Easter? Forgiveness. Life. Spring. Joy. In John 20:19-23 it’s interesting that on the first Easter, Jesus appears to his disciples and tells them, “Peace be with you.” 19 On the evening of that day, the...
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