Praise God for the insightful and practical teaching of Kyle Sears to the congregation in “missional foundations” to their community. This teaching has brought new vitality to the church body for reaching out to their friends and neighbors.
Please pray for God’s wisdom in all decisions our congregation makes in the coming months.
The Day of Pentecost (Series C) May 15th, 2016 Gospel: John 14:23-31 Epistle: Acts 2:1-21 Lesson: Genesis 11:1-9 Psalm: Psalm 143 CLB Commentary – Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen John 14:23-31 Love’s Eternal Fruit The deep and loving fellowship that the believer has with God through Christ and His indwelling Holy Spirit manifests itself in several kinds of wonderful fruit! One of
Seventh Sunday of Easter (Series C) May 8th, 2016 Gospel: John 17:20-26 Epistle: Revelation 22:1-6 (7-11) Lesson: Acts 1:12-26 Psalm: Psalm 133 CLB Commentary – Rev. Gary Witkop (Originally printed May 12th, 2013) The end of the High Priestly Prayer of Jesus is where these verses are found. That shows how important they were to Jesus and so should
Pray for Peace Christian as they continue their search for a full-time pastor.
Pray for three confirmation students, Kaitlin, Cora and Hanna as they publicly confess their faith in Jesus and share what God has taught them about their eternal relationship with Him.
Pastor Andrew Foss will be ordained today. Pray for him and his ministry at Hope Community as God’s call on his life is endorsed.
Bethel Church hosts college students in the “Big Event” today. The Big Event is a college service day where students give back to the local communities near their campuses by serving in a variety of ways. Pray that these students will be pointed towards Jesus as the Bethel family connects with them through these service projects.
A young woman, accused of several evil deeds, stood before a judge. At the end of her trial, the judge asked if she had a final word to say in her defense. The accused sat battling tears. It was evident that there was something on her mind. With stammering tongue, she was finally able to
What is saving faith? Where does it come from? Scripture tells us that faith is a gift from God. He plants it in people through the gospel of Jesus Christ. Through the tending of the Holy Spirit, he makes it grow. And the fruit of faith in our lives brings glory to God. Faith is
What is Christian hope? What is it that we hope for? And what is the basis for such hope? While commenting on Galatians, Martin Luther says this: “Faith and hope are different affections, for faith is not hope nor hope faith; and yet, because of the great affinity that exists between them, it is impossible