Israel’s calendar revolved around festivals and celebrations. One of the major celebrations was the Feast of Tabernacles, celebrating the harvest. Alan Bond, representative of Jews for Jesus, walks us through the elements of the celebration and shows how the Messiah is pictured and foreshadowed in this festive occasion.
This morning, our missionary to Albania, Norman Brewer, shares thoughts from the book of Colossians about Paul’s ministry to a place he had not personally visited. The parallel is interesting! We, too, can have a heart for people whom we have not yet met!
Throughout the course of history, those who follow Jesus have followed the Great Commission – telling the good news of what Jesus has done to those who have yet to hear and believe it. The question often comes, “How is that done? I don’t know what to do or say?”
The process of mentoring is of great value to the both the mentor and the one being mentored. In a church setting this is especially true! Today, guest speaker Richie Shade from Crossroads Baptist Church in Tracy, CA, shares how the mentoring process works in a church.
We are privileged to have Jonathan Facenda sharing from God’s Word and his own personal testimony how God uses everyday circumstances and situations to highlight His great power and presence. Jonathan and his family live full-time in South Korea where they serve the city of Daegu through International Baptist Church.
We enter our annual Mission Conference with a reminder that the work involves us, but it is never about us. Missionary Stephen Borror shares lessons from the life of Jesus – specifically about the feeding of the 5,0000 – that apply to the challenge of global missions. With God, all
This week marks our church anniversary – 61 years since the first service was held by our church family. During that time we have seen God do many incredible and wonderful works. Included in those works are times of difficulty and suffering. Why would God allow those whom He loves to
In New York City, the watchword has become “If you see something, say something” to deal with threats to safety and personal well-being. In the Old Testament, a group of men with nothing to lose decide to take an incredibly daring opportunity – and realti that what they find is too
Pastor Bruce McLain, state representative of the California Association of Regular Baptist Churches, shares with us this morning the qualities that allow a church – or even an individual – to have a lasting positive impact on their surroundings. The church at Thessalonica was an example to everyone in their