Preparing for Worship – Sunday March 23

At a recent conference, another worship pastor shared with me that during every worship service at his church they rehearse the gospel using this pattern: God is holy We are sinful Jesus saves Jesus sends What beautiful, life-giving simplicity we have in the gospel! Thank God that we don’t have to think up something new …

Bible Readings: Mar. 17-Mar. 23

Faith Bible Reading 2014 Our plan is to offer each day two reading options: to read one section of Scripture, with “Think About It” questions and prayer pointers, or to, in addition, read 4 portions which will enable reading through the Bible in a year. The One Year Bible is our approach, and we recommend …

Preparing for Worship – Sunday March 16

Our current sermon series is a study through 1 Peter entitled Through the Fire: Inexpressible Joy. This week’s message is called “We Are God’s People.” There is far too much individualistic Christianity today. Surviving the trials of life and persevering is impossible alone. By yourself, you will be swallowed up! Thanks be to God for the “spiritual …

Bible Readings: Mar. 10-Mar. 16

Faith Bible Reading 2014 Our plan is to offer each day two reading options: to read one section of Scripture, with “Think About It” questions and prayer pointers, or to, in addition, read 4 portions which will enable reading through the Bible in a year. The One Year Bible is our approach, and we recommend …

Calling All Faith Men to Clarity

One of our Faith highlights last year was our men’s Saturday retreat with Dr. Lou Petrie. One thing about Dr. Lou: it’s never boring! Since leaving Converge HQ in the summer of 2009 I have missed my dear friend, and so the time was a blessing for me personally, but even more, several of our …