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As We Gather

As We Gather – Call to Worship – 1 Chronicles 29:10-13 ⁃ Crown Him With Many Crowns ⁃ May The Peoples Praise You ⁃ Great Things Mission Video Message: Throwing Truth to the Ground [Daniel 8:1-27] ⁃ Trust and Obey You Are Sent – Romans 15:5-6 Join us Sunday for one of our 3 services. 9, 10:30, 5, We will continue in our sermon series “Daniel – Courage in the Chaos”. We hope you can join us Live or Online.

RC Students- Studying God’s Word Intentionally

In our most recent series, we have learned different ways, or approaches, to studying God’s Word. We learned that His Word is alive and is powerful. Hebrews 4:12 says, “For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.”  His Word is powerful and  active in our lives, especially as we intentionally study…

Understanding the Book of John (part 1)

Today, we look at Mark 11 and John 12 in our Bible Reading Plan.  The video below recaps John 1-12 and helps you review what we have been learning as we have studied the life of Jesus.  John shows us who Jesus is through several “I am” statements.  Jesus is still “presently” working and He desires that we know Him and make Him known.

October Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 3

October Missions Prayer Newsletter Part 3           October 19, 2020 Click Here To Download A PDF Version Of The Newsletter. Rebecca C. – Teacher at International School in Central Asia – ra.carino@gmail.com Prayers: • That I would have good, consistent times in the Word where I can slow down and focus on the Father. • That I would get better about prioritizing the important & let go of other things. • Pray for opportunities to connect…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of October 25

On Sunday, October 25 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 14:27-15:5.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. What does this passage teach us about the humanity and the divinity…

The Loss of Civility

With growing political animosity, authorities and citizens alike have discarded common civility. As tempers flare, insults fly, and resistance increases, Christians must stand out as people who can disagree respectably. Civility – formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech The Growing Frustration As conservative citizens see the rapid pace at which the country is changing, fear turns into rage. As liberal citizens seek to defend their beliefs to a level of mass acceptance, any such resistance is met with…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 18

“Oh how I love your law!  It is my meditation all the day.  Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies, for it is ever with me.  I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation.” (Psalm 119:97-99)  May the readings this week focus our attention on God, and may the Bible give us wisdom and understanding as we meditate on it.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups…

As We Gather

As We Gather – Call to Worship – Psalm 97:1-6 ⁃ All Hail The Power Of Jesus Name ⁃ His Mercy Is More ⁃ Great Are You Lord Grow and Go: Message: Make Way for the Coming King [Daniel 7:1-28] ⁃ Let The Nations Be Glad You Are Sent – Numbers 6:24-26 Join us Sunday for one of our 3 services. 9, 10:30, 5, We will continue in our sermon series “Daniel – Courage in the Chaos”. We hope you…

The Pressure of Popularity

With increasing pressure to fall into particular political camps, how are Christians supposed to navigate faithfully? We cannot give in to any cultural system, no matter how widely accepted, if it contradicts the truths of Scripture. The Problem Authentic followers of God are typically the ones holding the minority opinion throughout history. Just because something is popular does not mean it is right. We must beware of the tendency to adapt our beliefs to align with the culture. The Prophet…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of October 18

On Sunday, October 18 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Luke 22:14-23.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. Jesus anticipates a kingdom in the future.  What are some characteristics of…

October Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 2

October Missions Prayer Newsletter Part 2                   October 12, 2020 Click Here For A PDF Of The Newsletter. Suresh Jonnalagadda – Indian Upstate Fellowship, Greenville, SC – sureshjonna1957@gmail.com Prayers: • Kindly pray for IUF members to get equipped & reach others with the Gospel. • Healing for Sis. Manohara with cancer. • Kindly pray for our job situation. God Story: • Pastor Suresh has started driving for Lyft to help support his…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 11

When you read through the Scriptures this week delight in God’s Word and treasure what you are reading.  Think about the truths that are before you.  Allow them to shape and change you.  After reading may we have a deeper relationship with God.  “In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches.  I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.  I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget…