Senior Pastor Update: October 15, 2017

Date October 15, 2017
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Acts 4:12 records this powerful statement from Peter: there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. This week, let’s pray that our next Senior Pastor will be devoted to sharing the gospel …

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Pastor to People: October 15, 2017

Date October 15, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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In my devotions earlier this week, I read this verse: Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body (1 Corinthians 6:18).

How counter-cultural and insightful! God’s Word opens our eyes to truths …

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Senior Pastor Update: October 8, 2017

Date October 8, 2017
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In 1 Corinthians 10:24, Paul urges us Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor. This week, let’s each examine our hearts and seek good for those around us. Whether we interact with our families and friends, our co-workers, or strangers in passing …

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Pastor to People: October 8, 2017

Date October 8, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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Are you familiar with the term Bucket List? The idea is to create a list of things you want to do before you die (or “kick the bucket”). Many people have “running a marathon” on their Bucket List. Although such a feat is not on my Bucket List, my To-Do …

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Senior Pastor Update: October 1, 2017

Date October 1, 2017
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In Mark 8:38, Jesus said “For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.” This week, let’s pray …

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Pastor to People: October 1, 2017

Date October 1, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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One of the many wonderful things about the Christian faith is the encouragement to keep learning, asking questions, and using the brain God put in your head. Far from being simply told to “Be quiet and believe,” God calls us to study, to seek, and to reason to find the …

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Senior Pastor Update: September 24, 2017

Date September 24, 2017
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Proverbs 16:16 says How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver. This week, let’s pray that our next Senior Pastor will be a man who deeply desires and pursues wisdom. Pray that his priority will always be the …

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Pastor to People: September 24, 2017

Date September 24, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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What on earth were you thinking?” Has anyone ever said that to you? There’s something about the addition of “on earth” that raises the shock level just enough to make you feel even more foolish about whatever you just did.

When I reflect on that question, I am reminded …

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Senior Pastor Update: September 17, 2017

Date September 17, 2017
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Psalm 1:1–2 tells us that “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on His law he meditates …

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Pastor to People: September 17, 2017

Date September 17, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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We have not given a pastoral search update in the morning service recently, so I think we’re due for one. Our Pastoral Search Committee continues to meet and prayerfully seek the Lord’s direction for our next Senior Pastor. Recommendations are still being sent to the Committee, in addition …

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