December Worship

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, On Wednesday evening, Nov 18, the Elders and Deacons met online to discuss our worship services for December – specifically, whether or not we should open the church for people to attend our worship services.  We know that all of us are eager to

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More Than Enough Time

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, In the sermon last Sunday, I challenged us in one particular way relating to our use of time. I asked us to consider what the impact on our relationship with God would be if for every hour we spent watching television, we spent one

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Forgiving Others

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, This past Sunday we considered the second half of the phrase from the Lord’s Prayer, “Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.”  We saw that the word “forgive” literally means “to release.”  When we forgive someone who has hurt us or wronged

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Worship Update

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, By now, I’m sure most of you are aware that the Elders and Deacons met last week and concluded it is best to suspend “in person worship services” for the month of November.  We will, of course, continue to live stream the services, with

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Knowing God

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, The late Christian pastor and author, A.W. Tozer, wrote, “God has not bowed to our nervous haste nor embraced the methods of our machine age.  It is well that we accept the hard truth now: the man who would know God must give time

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