Jesus has demonstrated His authority but continue to face rejection from the religious leaders. He tells a story with a meaning (a parable) that gets the leaders’ attention. The point of the story is that refusing Jesus is a dangerous proposal. Listen as Pastor Eldred explains how God “settles the score.”

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There are those who believe the Bible to be out of date, with no bearing or impact on modern life. The passage studied today is just as relevant today as it was when the events took place. Jesus was confronted by those who wanted to see His credentials, they wanted indisputable proof that He was […]

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We Have Hope (Psalm 61)

As we begin our area-wide “shelter-in-place” directive, services look differently. Pastor shares thoughts from Psalm 61 about how hope guides us in times of trouble and turmoil. Listen to discover how we have hope.

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The Model Tent Maker (Acts 19 – 20)

Many folks contribute to the success of any venture. In church ministry, there are many people at work “behind the scenes” helping those with a more public persona. In many circles, a person who ministers while earning a living from non-ministerial employment is called a “tent maker.” Today, Don Shade, shares about his experience and […]

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Authority can be misunderstood, delegated, given, taken, even assumed. The amount of authority a person has – or is perceived to have – affects how others react to them. Jesus presents His authority to the people gathering in Jerusalem. While many people saw the presentation, very few understood its significance. Pastor Eldred shares lessons about […]

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Finding Your Place (Mark 10:35 – 45)

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.

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Reality Check (Mark 10:32 – 34)

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. […]

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