Pastor Joe's Blog

  • As we now head into our third month of this COVID crisis, how we as a church respond to God's word to submit to governing authorities becomes a great test to our faith.   What we have decided to do as a church is to begin with a series of four outdoor services in June, while maintaining CDC guidelines. 


  • When we look to our politicians and health professionals, we recognize their limitations.  When we look to our economy, despair seems like a right response.  When we look to our fellow man as our salvation, we are rightly alarmed.    King David, who on many accounts faced insurmountable odds gave us an answer, "The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold."  (Ps 18:2)


  • As we honor our wives and mothers during this week, may we realize the incredible worth of the godly woman of the Bible and Immanuel Bible Church.  Let us thank God for the incredible role woman play in the Bible’s salvation history and let us thank the woman of Immanuel who make our church unique and special.   Thank you ladies for making our church what it is today and thank you for all the kindnesses that you bring.  And men please learn to “live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor…  since they are heirs with you of the grace of life.”  (I Peter 3:7)