Tag: Sun Lakes Community Church

Ready – not anxious

Doug Ross, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes Community Church Recently, our Pastor, Jerry McGhee, asked me to join him on staff at Sun Lakes Community Church to assist him as we searched for a new Pastor in preparation for his retirement later this year. This past Sunday, he brought a stirring message on how “God’s strength…

Two Musical Celebrations At Community Church

Doug Ross, Interim Pastor, Sun Lakes Community Church The East Valley Chorale will return to Sun Lakes Community Church Sunday evening, April 7, 2019, at the Sun Lakes Chapel. More than 90 voices combine under the direction of Dr. Bruce Cochran. Audiences enjoy Dr. Cochran’s sharing of humorous and inspirational stories that underscore the meaning…

At the cross

  Pastor Jerry McGhee I’m a people watcher at airports and shopping malls while my wife shops. It’s cheap entertainment, and it is entertaining. Sometime ago as I was watching people pass by, I noticed several, mostly women, wearing a cross on a chain around their necks. One woman was wearing a large cross, very…

Dinner with Honest Abe

Abraham Lincoln embodies much of what we feel about our country. He was a man of wit and wisdom – not to mention a sense of humor! A memory of him: while walking along a dusty road in Illinois, he was overtaken by a stranger driving to town. Lincoln asked him, “Will you have the…

Go team

  Pastor Jerry McGhee The Apostle Paul wrote to the believers in the ancient city of Corinth, Chapter 9, verse 25: “Everyone who competes in the game goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.” My…

Your loved one dies – what now?

  Doug Ross, Director of Promotion Death has a way of sneaking up on us. We all know it is inevitable – and even when the warning signs are everywhere, the suddenness – and the finality of it – are hard to cope with. Grief puts us on a rollercoaster at a time we might…

Peace on earth, good will towards men

  Pastor Jerry McGhee, Sun Lakes Community Church There is a Chinese Christian man by the name of Yun who endured unspeakable torture by government agents simply because he is a faithful believer in Jesus Christ. As I read the book entitled The Heavenly Man by Paul Hathaway, chronicling Mr. Yun’s conversion and life as a…

Big Events Coming To Community Church

Doug Ross, Director of Promotion Sun Lakes Community Church is launching a series of big events with a special quartet concert with New Legacy Project Quartet. Formerly known as The Blackwood Brothers Legacy, this promises to be a foot-stomping evening including country gospel, traditional and edgy newer southern gospel music – all staying true to…

Surviving the holiday crush – Luke: 2:10

Pastor Jerry McGhee We are just days away from Christmas, a time that is supposed to bring or cause “great joy.” It is a time when we who claim the merits and righteousness of Jesus Christ as our own, ought to be celebrating great truths and witnessing to great hope. But the fact is that…