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Holiness- It's Good News!

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. I Peter 2:9 Many times when we hear the word holy we think: good, morally upright, people who don't do bad stuff, or various other things along these lines. But did you know all it reall...

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You're Invited- Final Summer Happenings

Hey Discovery!Summer is flying by and we are looking ahead towards the fall.But we don't want you to miss out on the summer events that are still to come!The second session of Discovery'sSummer School of Theologyresumes on MondayAugust 17, 24 and 31 at 7PM. We had some amazing conversations during the first session, and can't wait to continue. You can still join, even if y...

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Encouragement in the Waiting

"How long, O Lord?"Psalm 13 It is hard to believe, but as we head into August, we are now six months into life as a primarily digital community. And, with the news from the school district that the new year will commence via distance learning, we know that it will still be some time before we can gather, in person, on Sunday mornings. There is a weight, a fatigue, a sadn...

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Transformation in the Wilderness

Therefore, return to your God,Observe kindness and justice,And wait for your God continually.Hosea 12:6 NASB As we continue ourconversation onthe life of David, we join Davidin entering the wilderness: a place of uncertainty and even danger. But over and over again, God leads people into the wilderness for a purpose. The purpose may be mysterious, but it holds the potenti...

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How to Think About "Reopening" Church

Hello Friends,Over the past week there have been many debates, thoughts, and social media posts regarding the surprisingly contentious issue of "reopening" church. Our county, last night, just released some new guidelinesas well.I wanted to share a bit more about our thought process regarding this big question.First, in everything we do, we want, to the best of our ability...

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Strength, Social Media and Summer

Dear Discovery, "Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always." I Chronicles 16:11 Anyone else tired? I am! My prayer for us is that we continue to look to the Lord and his strength. Hopefully this is the norm for us atany time, but so much more so duringthistime! Tune in to thedigital gatheringthis Sunday for a reopening update, some good news, and mor...

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Hope, Affliction, Prayer

Dear Discovery,"Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer."Romans 12:12As we live through a pandemic together it can sure feel hard to choosejoy, patience, and faithfulness. I get that, I'm there! But, I see so many of you doing this very thing, and it challenges and inspire me to keep going. Thank you!Here are a fewupdates and invitationsas we wrap up A...

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Generosity and Good News Stories

Hello!We are excited to host our nextGenerosity Conversationthis comingFriday night. Round one was a lot of brainstorming and hearing from our community. This time we hope to focus on a couple of tangible responses, so join us:we need to hear from you as we move forward together!Details:Friday, April 24th, 8:00PM Email info@discoverydavis.org for Zoom link information Al...

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Share Your Good News Story!

Discovery,We all could use some good news these days.Lots of people are recognizing this! It is our mission, after all, to help people discover the good news of Jesus.We would love to include yourstories and experiences in our Digital Gatherings. You can film them at home and then share with us so we can sharethem in the broadcast.So, the prompt is this:how are you experie...

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Holy Week, Easter, Ways to Serve

Hello!According to the Gospel of John, Jesus very early in his public ministry made this bold proclamation: "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days." It wasn't until much later that anyone really understood what he was talking about.We enter now intoHoly Week, a time set aside forremembering the death of Jesus, but also forcelebrating his resurrection...

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