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.
In this message from Deuteronomy 31, Dr. Daniel Bennett (Senior Pastor of Bethany Community Church in Washington, Illinois) teaches about the limited, temporary and fragile nature of the authority given to church shepherds, and the God-honoring example Moses offers for church leaders today.
Are you most concerned about God’s standing before you or your standing before God? In this message from Romans 9:21-24, Pastor Ritch begins to explain why the way you answer this question offers a stark diagnosis of your spiritual health.
In this message from Romans 9:1-13, Pastor Ritch teaches about the seeming contradiction between God’s sovereign power over salvation and the lack of faith so many people have demonstrated both in Bible times and today.
In Judges 14-15, Samson displays his tendency to seek out revenge and to disregard the instruction and guidance of all other voices but his own. In this message, Pastor Josh Beakley teaches that, in spite of Samson himself, God’s sovereign power is on full display in every outcome.
It just so happens that nothing just so happens. In this message, Pastor Josh Beakley walks through Esther 5-7, and explains that regardless of how hopeless the circumstances may seem from our perspective, fate always turns according to plan, and the supremacy of God always prevails.