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To Mask or Not To Mask?

To Mask or Not To Mask?

September 6, 2020
by Mario Villella

No doubt you’ve noticed there’s been quite an uproar in our country about masks over the last three months. Some people have recently wondered why I’ve been “silent” about this issue.
God's Church, Many Ministers

God's Church, Many Ministers

September 6, 2020
by Heidi Villella

Good News Church has been blessed for years with many people with different spiritual gifts, different experiences and different maturity levels. We are one big family that God has brought together. While we look for an associate pastor, I wanted to give you an update on how we fill in those roles until that search is complete.
The First To State His Case Seems Right

The First To State His Case Seems Right

August 20, 2020
by Mario Villella

I was recently reminded of this Bible verse: "The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him." ~ Proverbs 18:17. What an important principle to remember. The less bible-y way to say this would be the phrase: “There are two sides to every story.”
What Do Community Groups Look Like Here at Good News Church?
Here at Good News, we love Community Groups, and we love how they bring people together. We also know that most every church has something similar. They might be called Life Groups, Care Groups, Home Groups, Study Groups, Community Groups, or even Accountability Groups.
Ministry Maxims

Ministry Maxims

February 19, 2020
by Mario Villella

Many pastors take time to write out and teach on the values of their church in order to guide decision making. However, I think that there are many leaders out there who mostly only focus on their top-tier values (like in our case it would be: “Love God, love each other, and love people who don’t know God yet”) but they don’t take time to write out their medium-level values.
Worship Song: All Is Well

Worship Song: All Is Well

February 14, 2020
by Kennon Bickhart

Last week we sang a song called, “All Is Well”. This song deals with some ideas of the sovereignty of God, so I wanted to take a bit to help explain a few key points: What does it mean to say that “God is sovereign”? How is a sovereign God still a good God? What are the implications for me as a Christian?
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