Reading and engaging the Word of God-Daily-is a vital aspect of growing in faith. It is our very best fertilizer. But it is a challenge.  The bible is thick and written to a different culture. it is intimidating to pick it up and run. I understand this.  So…. here is something that can help!

‘Drops from the Well’ is a resource that will text you 1 verse to read and live with all week long. Every Sunday evening you will get a text with a key verse from that morning’s Gospel reading.

[x_blockquote type=”center”]Text the word ‘Drops’ to 614-328-5636 to receive a scripture for the week every Sunday[/x_blockquote]

Here are some ways you can live with this verse throughout the week so that God’s Word can seep into your heart:

[x_icon_list][x_icon_list_item type=”plus-square”]Set your phone alarm for 4:14 (for John 4:14). Then read and pray the verse when it goes off each day[/x_icon_list_item][x_icon_list_item type=”plus-square”]Share the verse each day around the breakfast and Dinner table for family discussion[/x_icon_list_item][x_icon_list_item type=”plus-square”]Use this verse each night as the second step of the Faith5. Learn more at[/x_icon_list_item][x_icon_list_item type=”plus-square”]Write out the verse on a 3×5 notecard and carry it in your pocket so that the verse is brought to you mind whenever you feel it[/x_icon_list_item][x_icon_list_item type=”plus-square”]If you don’t have a smart phone or would prefer to receive your Drop from the Well via email, Click Here and follow the instructions[/x_icon_list_item][/x_icon_list]

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Pastor Scott Ness

Pastor Scott Ness loves stories and finding ways to use ordinary, everyday life to point to our amazing God. He strives to see with eyes of faith. He fails consistently. Through it all, God remains faithful and full of grace. When Pastor Scott isn't running around the church he is often found at home with his wife, Deanna and their six children.


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