Ruth: A Story of Romance and Redemption

Date: April 15, 2018

Millions of people use Amazon's "Kindle" reading device to download their favorite books.  When you visit the Kindle Store, you will discover an amazing array of romance genres:  historical romance, Amish romance, paranormal romance, Western romance, and many more.   In the Old Testament, the book of Ruth is given to
2018-04-16T11:02:40+00:00 April 15th, 2018|

Why Church Still Matters

Date: April 8, 2018

Pastor Day tells a humorous story of how he wandered around a Scranton festival for more than an hour-- eating and drinking and enjoying-- before he finally figured out what the event was actually about.  In a similar way, many people come to church because of the energy and excitement,
2018-04-09T10:34:19+00:00 April 8th, 2018|

Powerful Proof of the Resurrection

Date: April 1, 2018

1 Corinthians 15 is the most important treatment of Jesus' resurrection anywhere in Scripture.  It is the resurrection of Jesus that is the heartbeat of the gospel message and the foundation for all our Christian doctrine and living.  In this powerful section, Paul presents convincing evidence that proves Jesus really
2018-04-03T13:16:39+00:00 April 1st, 2018|

Three Ironic Accusations

Date: March 30, 2018

Eric Clapton "Unplugged" is the greatest-selling 'live' album in history.  One of the first songs on that album is a 1950's guitar tune entitled "Before You Accuse Me".  It features the famous lyric, "Before you accuse me, take a look at yourself..."  In Matthew 27, the gospel writer records the
2018-04-03T13:06:44+00:00 March 30th, 2018|

Why Did Jesus Come? Understanding His Triple Prediction

Date: March 25, 2018

For as much as Jesus' public ministry was filled with joy, miracles, and life-transformation, He didn't want His disciples to misunderstand His real reason for coming.  Three times in the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus told His disciples about His upcoming capture, condemnation, crucifixion, and resurrection.  As these three predictions unfolded,
2018-03-26T13:40:17+00:00 March 25th, 2018|

Six Fundamental Heresies

Date: March 18, 2018

When we affirm the truth of Genesis 1:1, "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth...", we are saying extremely important things about God's existence and how the universe came into being.  This essential Scripture is the bedrock and foundation of our entire Christian worldview.  This verse is
2018-03-19T09:27:53+00:00 March 18th, 2018|

An Unwise Ending

Date: March 11, 2018

It's one of the most famous sayings in sports:  "It ain't over till it's over".  This phrase reminds us that you can't come to a true conclusion until the whole game or the whole story is finally played out.  After reading about King Solomon's early years and interacting with his
2018-03-12T11:16:43+00:00 March 11th, 2018|

The Cure for Dirty Hands

Date: March 4, 2018

** Guest Speaker **  On Sunday, March 4th, we welcomed Rev. Paul Connor to our Morning Worship service.  Paul is the State Representative for the Pennsylvania Association of Regular Baptist Churches (PARBC).  During his message, Paul brought a tremendous challenge to believers regarding our ongoing responsibility to be witnesses for
2018-03-05T10:56:49+00:00 March 4th, 2018|

The Call of Lady Wisdom, Part 2

Date: February 25, 2018

Today's most popular contemporary Christian music artists share a similar lineage that can be traced backward to Keith Green-- a singer-songwriter who was one of the most influential musical artists of the modern era.  However, no discussion of Keith Green is complete without acknowledging that his tragic death from a
2018-02-26T10:14:35+00:00 February 25th, 2018|

The Call of Lady Wisdom, Part 1

Date: February 18, 2018

The Statue of Liberty-- "Lady Liberty" as we know her-- stands in the New York harbor with a torch that welcomes all those who come to the United States seeking safety, peace, and liberty.  In Proverbs chapter one, the writer Solomon creates a female character named "Lady Wisdom"-- who stands
2018-02-20T10:03:15+00:00 February 18th, 2018|