Forgiveness: Front and Center

A terrible mistake by a Christian airplane mechanic cost the lives of seven missionary workers.  Following their deaths, the mechanic descended into despair because of his mistake-- and was on the verge of suicide.  But everything changed when the wife of the pilot took his hand and extended genuine [...]

2017-09-18T11:25:17+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

Stay Right Where You Are

Every parent knows the fear and anxiety of sending a school-age child into a large metropolitan city.  What happens if they get lost?  What if they get separated from the group?  This is why parents give a strongly-worded command:  "Stay right where you are!"  When people walk and wander--- [...]

2017-09-11T09:23:18+00:00 September 10th, 2017|

Whose Side Are You On?

Imagine that you're a Christian living in the American colonies in late 1775 or early 1776.  Based on your understanding of Scripture, would you remain loyal to England and King George?  Or, would you stand with those who were calling for revolution and independence?   There were only two [...]

2017-09-05T09:38:54+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|

A Passionate Appeal

Outside the Florida Gators' new football facility in Gainesville is a bronze plaque that memorializes a legendary speech from quarterback Tim Tebow. Following Tebow's impassioned speech in 2008, the Gators won every game the rest of the season-- including the National Championship.  In Galatians 4, the Apostle Paul delivers [...]

2017-08-28T11:08:20+00:00 August 27th, 2017|

From Slaves to Sons, Part 2

Dr. Jerry Falwell was known to be a man of incredibly generosity.  Many times he would return home in socked-feet or without a jacket-- because he had given away his shoes or coat to a homeless person.  And then there was that time he gave a free four-year college [...]

2017-08-23T16:19:18+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

From Slaves to Sons, Part 1

In April of 2015, Laura Ruffino did something very unexpected-- and very amazing-- when she adopted the four daughters of her best friend who passed away from brain cancer.  Laura made a promise that if anything happened to Elizabeth Diamond, she would adopt the girls as her own.  In [...]

2017-08-14T10:33:14+00:00 August 13th, 2017|

Our Spiritual Riches in Christ

Just a few years ago, Terry Herbert was shocked when his metal detector uncovered the largest cache of gold and silver artifacts ever discovered in England. After the experts were brought in, more than 1,500 rich artifacts were found.  In Ephesians chapter one, the Apostle Paul expertly reveals to [...]

2017-08-07T13:00:45+00:00 August 6th, 2017|

A Church Centered on God’s Kingdom

*Guest Speaker*    It's a question that has been long-discussed and debated among good, Bible-believing Christians:  What should the church look like?  In this message from Acts 4, our friend Craig Riggall unpacks a unique situation facing the early church in regards to their fellowship.  What happened both positively [...]

2017-07-31T15:11:28+00:00 July 30th, 2017|

Being Bold for Jesus

*Guest Speaker*  In this Sunday morning message from Acts 4, our friend Craig Riggall helps us understand what it means to be "bold" for Jesus Christ.  What is boldness?  Can you have it?  Where does boldness come from?   How can you become bold for Jesus in your workplace, [...]

2017-07-31T14:56:28+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|

The Purpose of the Law

When you order a 20-piece bucket of fried chicken to feed your family, you might be very disturbed that it only comes with 4 biscuits.  "Four biscuits?" --- "Where's the logic in that?", many would say.  We've all been in that situation where our common sense was so incredibly [...]

2017-07-17T09:43:45+00:00 July 16th, 2017|