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Women’s Retreat 2017 Gallery

Hope has a Name Our 2017 Women’s Retreat was surely unforgettable! Shawnda Boysel, our speaker, brought the love of Jesus in a way that impacted every single woman. Lives were forever changed! Here are some pictures from the trip at Palomar Christian C …

Partnering to Finish the Task

Roger Gales Oct. 4, 2017 For the past several years our Heritage Missions Team has been moving our missions ministry to becoming more “strategic”. It begs the question, what do we mean by strategic? Strategic means that we’re intentionally working towa …

Just Go

JUST “GO” By Toby Ray   Sunday evening, I fell asleep with the TV on. At some point in the night I was awakened by the sound of machine guns and the news man saying that a shooting had taken place in Las Vegas. So, I did what most people would do …

A Note from Roger

Dear Church Family, Our country has been rocked by the Las Vegas shooting – the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.  As the details unfold, we wonder, “what is happening in our world?”   From floods, hurricanes and earthquakes to deadly human vi …

Desiring God’s Heart

By Phil Matarazzo “Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8 KJV). In the last year I rediscovered Christian music. My wife can testify to it. I will have my head set on constantly listening to worship songs. Since I’ve been l …

Intimacy With Jesus

By Phil Matarazzo   Intimate: closely acquainted, closely personal, best friend, kindred spirit, very private, transparent, vulnerable, close union, deep relationship; relating to, or existing in the inmost depths of the soul. “In to Me See.” Abid …

A Finsta Discovery

By Traci Gales Many years ago a friend called me with a report, “I saw your son in San Clemente doing a donut in the middle of an intersection today.” Busted! I appreciated the information and was able to correct my son’s wild driving habits. In fact, …

Being Full of the Spirit

By Roger Gales The topic of the baptism of the Holy Spirit continues to be one of the most controversial topics among Christians. It’s just like the devil to take something critically important and turn it into a topic that Christians fight over. And s …

Don’t Hold Onto Offenses

By Phil Matarazzo   “Let today be the day you finally release yourself from the imprisonment of past grudges and anger.  Simplify your life.  Let go of the poisonous past and live the abundantly beautiful present… today.”  Dr. Steve Maraboli We fi …

The Powerful Love of the Father

Last week I was in Yosemite Valley, climbing with a friend. A heat wave was in full effect, so the snowmelt was making the falls flow bigger than I’ve ever seen them. The whitewater on the Merced River was huge, and much of the valley floor was underwa …

Contend For Your Faith

By Roger Gales   Jesus never promised that following Him would be easy or comfortable. Rather, He promised that His followers would be rejected by the world and suffer hardship as a result. But how appealing is that? What’s emerged in America is a set …

Life is Sacred

By Roger Gales Michelle Carter’s recent conviction of manslaughter is big news. (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/16/us/suicide-texting-trial-michelle-carter-conrad-roy.html ) The now 20 year old girl encouraged her boyfriend in 2014 to follow through w …