Almost everywhere you go, there is a “pecking order” established that determines who gets what, when, and for how long. Is Jesus’ kingdom like that? How does one advance in His economy? Jesus instructs His disciples about that topic, and Pastor Eldred shares the wrong and right ways to advance in Jesus’ kingdom.
We all like to think about the future but we all need to live in the present! Often the present gives us what we call a “reality check” that can be quite harsh. We look at a reality check given to the followers of Jesus as they thought about the great future ahead of them. […]
Do you remember looking at a children’s magazine and trying to find all the hidden objects in the picture? Some of them were easier to spot than others. Some required careful searching, but they were there! Jesus tells us that when we are looking for His kingdom, we need to look carefully. When we think […]
If you could ask one person from history just ONE question – what would it be? For one young man, that person was Jesus and the question was an important one: what can I do to have peace now and blessing in the future? Listen as Pastor Eldred gives Jesus’ answer and explains how life […]
Children can often make up an “invisible minority” and for many cultures, their treatment can vary widely. Jesus uses the care and treatment of children to illustrate a much larger topic. Let’s learn together from Mark’s gospel!
Finishing a project always brings a unique feeling of satisfaction. All too soon, even the best project starts to show signs of wear. When thinking about the institution of marriage, it would be great to say that it never faces any decay or problems; but that is definitely not the case. Today we look at […]
As we finish one year and head into a new one, there are important lessons to keep in mind for the coming year. The Bible talks about life in terms of a race that is run; so how should we run in 2020? Pastor Charlie Eldred shares three important truths for looking ahead from Hebrews […]
What is the best gift you have ever received? No doubt, there is a connection between the gift and the person who gave it that makes it such a treasured item. Today’s message looks at why Jesus is the best gift ever, and finds proof of this in the angel’s song found in Luke 2:14.
Christmas is a time for celebrating the hope of possibilities. As the promised son to Zechariah and Elizabeth is born and named, a song filled with celebratory hope is sung. Listen as these two short sentences are examined and explained. Ask yourself if you can sing this hopeful theme yourself.
Mary’s song about her soon-to-be-born son, sometimes called the Magnificat, celebrates God’s person, power, and performance in her life. Mary was able to trace God’s hand in her own life, and it prompted a song of praise. Can you do that? Can you see God’s hand at work in your life? Are you singing God’s […]