Senior Pastor Update: April 23, 2017

Date April 23, 2017
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As we begin our Global Outreach Conference, let’s consider our theme verse, John 20:21—Again Jesus said to them, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, so also I am sending you.” Let’s pray that our next Senior Pastor is driven to share the …

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Pastor to People: April 23, 2017

Date April 23, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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Welcome to our 2017 Global Outreach Conference! Our theme this year, Sent, reminds us that God the Father sent Jesus the Son to rescue us from our sin. It also reminds us that we have been sent by God to bring the good news of Jesus’ rescue to the lost …

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“The Bible Answer Man” Turns East

Date April 20, 2017
Author Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer
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Sola Scriptura

An Unlikely Conversion

It seems somewhat ironic that in the year that we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a leading Protestant would reject the central tenet of the Reformation, Sola Scriptura, and join the Eastern Orthodox Church. Hank Hanegraaff, known to millions through his radio program, The …

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D.L. Moody Weekly: "The Resurrection"

Date April 16, 2017
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DL MoodyWe have for our subject this morning, the Resurrection. The Resurrection is spoken of forty-two times in the New Testament. You might say that there are two principal truths taught all through the New Testament; the death, and resurrection, of Jesus Christ. You touch one, and you touch them both …

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Senior Pastor Update: April 16, 2017

Date April 16, 2017
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Today, as we celebrate the resurrection of our Savior, let’s praise the Lord for Paul’s words in Titus 2:11–13—“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly …

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Pastor to People: April 16, 2017

Date April 16, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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He is risen! Can you imagine the astonishment and joy that first greeted those words almost 2,000 years ago? Just two days earlier Jesus had died a horrible and humiliating death on a Roman cross, having been beaten, mocked, and spit upon by those who hated him. His disciples …

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D.L. Moody Weekly: "It is Finished"

Date April 14, 2017
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D.L. MoodyOh, until I came to read all about what Christ suffered, I never before realized what He had done for us. I never knew until I came to read all about the Roman custom of scourging what it meant by Christ being scourged for me. When I first read about …

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Senior Pastor Update: April 9, 2017

Date April 9, 2017
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As we enter Holy Week, let’s remember Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians 5:14–15: For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; and he died for all, that those who live might no …

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Pastor to People: April 9, 2017

Date April 9, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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On the office door of one of my seminary professors was a cartoon that said, “God put me on earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind, I will never die.” Why this quote on Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week? Because …

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Senior Pastor Update: April 2, 2017

Date April 2, 2017
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In James 4:8 we are commanded to Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Let’s continue to pray that the Lord will enable us to trust His perfect timing. Let’s also ask …

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