Articles by Timothy R. Butler

Timothy R. Butler is Editor-in-Chief of Open for Business. He also serves as a pastor at Little Hills Church and FaithTree Christian Fellowship.

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It's Always Darkest... (January 17, 2022)

When things come crashing down and everything feels broken, how can we possibly think about “joy”? We turn to Paul’s letter to the Philippians to find out.

The Boring Sermon (January 10, 2022)

As we move on from the “spectacular” of Christmas, what does the last part of Luke 2 tell us about living in the boring and ordinary?

FaithTree Online Prayer Walk

Praying for Our Community on February 3

The Bible calls us to pray on all occasions and to constantly pray for God’s people (Ephesians 6:18). FaithTree Online Prayer Walks have each gathered hundreds of believers from around the world to pray before our faithful God. As we reach 2022, let’s join together to pray in Jesus’s name once again at our fourth Online Prayer Walk on February 3! We are excited to see what God will do through this time!

What Does It Mean? (Jan. 3, 2022)

Do our lives really matter? Does anything we do really matter? Because of Christmas, we have answers to these questions.

Return to Sender (December 27, 2021)

So Christmas is over, right? Not so fast! Traditionally the Church celebrated the joy of Jesus’s birth in the days after Christmas and after a hard couple of years, there are some very good reasons from God’s Word to pick that tradition up.

52 Verses, 52 Books, 52 Weeks (Week 52: Deuteronomy)

Join us as Pastor Tim gives us turns to the book of Deuteronomy for the 52nd week of 52 Verses, 52 Books, 52 Weeks. We’ll think about Christmas, waiting and how this all fits into what’s going on in our new 12 Days of Christmas adventure.

Christmas Eve at Little Hills (December 24, 2020)

Join us as Little Hills celebrates Christmas Eve! During the service we will share in the culmination of our journey through the Spirit’s Work at Christmas that we have been exploring over Advent. Jim Krenning, Joyce Neikirk and Pastor Tim will share from God’s Word and Melanie Haynes will lead us in a Christmas carol to celebrate that our Savior is born!

Because of Christmas

A Devotional Journey for the 12 Days of Christmas

During Advent, we all excitedly look towards celebrating Jesus’s birth. However, suddenly it is December 26 and the world resets to its ordinary preoccupations. That’s what is wonderful about observing the Twelve Days of Christmas: it helps us keep reflecting on God’s grace and the miracle of Christmas after the busyness of Christmas Day is past.

Because of Christmas

A Devotional Journey for the 12 Days of Christmas

During Advent, we all excitedly look towards celebrating Jesus’s birth. However, suddenly it is December 26 and the world resets to its ordinary preoccupations. That’s what is wonderful about observing the Twelve Days of Christmas: it helps us keep reflecting on God’s grace and the miracle of Christmas after the busyness of Christmas Day is past.

Christmas Eve at Little Hills

Come Celebrate the Savior's Birth with Us

Join us on tonight at 7 pm on Christmas Eve as Little Hills — a special moment to prepare our hearts for Christmas Day. During the service we will share in the culmination of our journey through the Spirit’s Work at Christmas that we have been exploring over Advent. Jim Krenning, Joyce Neikirk and Pastor Tim will share from God’s Word and Melanie Haynes will lead us in a Christmas carol to celebrate that our Savior is born!

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