Our Missionary Conference begins today with our guest speaker, Mike Martin from Baptist World Missions. He shares with us from 2 Corintthians 4 how God delights in doing what seems impossible – providing power in pots and bringing life from death. This is all done so that the Light of
The relationship we enjoy with Jesus as our Lord and Savior is meant to be an encouragement and joy to us each day. As we look at the High Priestly prayer of Jesus, we find reasons to be encouraged and evidence that God is concerned for our safety and well-being.
Brother Mike Beyelia, one of our deacons, shares from the book of Ephesians this morning, showing how God has a plan and purpose for each one of us. Listen as God’s Word is explained and brings hope to those who are looking for help and direction.
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