This week, we had the special privilege of having Justin Blocker, our School of Ministry graduate, preach on Hebrews 13:9-16. In this passage, Justin outlines Paul’s encouragement to these Jewish believers to not give way to strange doctrines but to recognize the unique blessing of following Jesus since “we have an alter from which those […]

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Suffering. It’s something we don’t enjoy thinking about. What about pain, hardship, difficulty, or sacrifice? Consciously or not, we tend to avoid these things like the plague, a tendency inherited from our 21st century American culture. The irony is that God calls us to embrace them. Why? Because it’s what Jesus did. Jesus set the […]

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This week, Pastor Phillip finishes out our study in Hebrews chapter 11 by pointing out the focus of the heroes of the faith that are rapidly identified by the author. An important distinction that he makes is that Paul identified these individuals as having been spared from suffering and death, but also being delivered to […]

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A Study in the book of Hebrews – Part 8

In Hebrews 5, we see how the author begins to make the connection between the fact that Jesus was of the lineage of Judah but also a priest, but not of the lineage of Aaron. Pastor Phillip address this topic in today’s sermon and also shows how Christ was obedient to the father through the […]

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HE IS RISEN! – HE IS RISEN INDEED! This Easter celebration is something that we all have the opportunity to celebrate every single Sunday. Pastor Phillip reminds us of this in today’s sermon. However, on this day, we take set aside the time to celebrate the day our Lord was raised from the dead and that […]

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The Death of a Righteous Man – Mark 6:14-29

Have you ever had someone get very upset with you over something you did or said? You remember, they have the “I’m going to come and get you and make you pay!” kind of attitude? Well, you would have been in good company with John the Baptist. Someone was after him, and she wanted his […]

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