Doctrine matters. What we believe about God changes how we relate to Him and how we live our lives. No church is healthy when it is a safe place for wolves to harm the flock without fear of being confronted.
“We have to find our role in God’s big project, the one that stretches across the border from this life into the next.” (Cornelius Plantinga Jr.) In this message from Nehemiah 1, guest speaker John Waldrop teaches how revival came to God’s people through the obedience of Nehemiah, and the example it gives to the church today.
We have hope and confidence in the finished work of Jesus for salvation, but the Bible also gives strong admonitions to walk in careful obedience to Christ. In this message, Pastor Ritch teaches from Romans 8:1-4, about the progressive sanctification that occurs in the life of a believer.
When we realize our own hopeless condition before God, we can only rejoice when Paul proclaims “No condemnation!” In this message from Romans 8:1, Pastor Ritch teaches how this short verse ties together the first seven chapters of Romans to give us an unquenchable hope through the Gospel of Christ.
As we open our texts to Hosea 13 this morning, I thought it might be helpful to review a bit of the historical context for today’s message. If you look at a timeline of history for the entire Old Testament, you notice that God created the world and Adam and Eve somewhere around 4000 BC. … Read more »
The humble city of Sweet Home has only one covered bridge. This rusty white landmark spans the peaceful Ames Creek in Sankey Park and represents the simple charm of this old fashioned town in central Oregon. Most people drive through Sweet Home without stopping. They pass the little elementary school in the nearby neighborhood without… Read more »