First Me, Then Jesus

First Me, Then Jesus

There is a story in the gospel of John, chapter 4, about the interaction between Jesus and a Samaritan women who had come to the village well to draw water. The account is full of intrigue (What was Jesus doing talking to a Samaritan? What was Jesus doing talking to...

Fathers Day at Avalon Church

Fathers Day 2018 Avalon Church Posted by Avalon Church on Sunday, June 17, 2018 Pastor Don brings a special message from Hebrews for the fathers and fathers-to-be here at Avalon Church. Fathers Day 2018 by Pastor Don Dodge...
Jesus and my cat, Amber

Jesus and my cat, Amber

Jesus and my cat, Amber. I know how weird that phrase looks. But bear with me for a moment as I try to make a connection. My wife, Debbie, and I just returned from having our last cat, Amber, put to sleep. We adopted Amber 15 years ago from a pet rescue after she had...
It costs to follow Jesus

It costs to follow Jesus

The following is an email I received from a woman whose husband had committed adultery. It seemed timely in light of Pastor Don’s message Sunday on the cost of following Jesus. I hope it encourages and blesses you. Hello Pastor Jim God bless you! I hope you are well....