Sermon: God’s Grace in the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Days (Acts 27:1 – 28:16)

* Listen to the message above.  “We may well have terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days. But even in those days, God gives us glimpses of grace.” Life is not always easy. For some of us, hardships and sufferings cast a long shadow across many of our days. In these chapters from Acts, we … More Sermon: God’s Grace in the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Days (Acts 27:1 – 28:16)

Sermon: The Promise of the Shepherd (Ezekiel 34)

* Listen to the message above.  “When we intentionally use our position to build up ourselves and tear others down, we are walking on dangerous grounds.“ In this passage, Ezekiel announces God’s judgment on the wicked shepherds of Israel, and he explains God’s plan to send a servant from the line of David who will … More Sermon: The Promise of the Shepherd (Ezekiel 34)

Sermon: Jesus Came for Times Like These (Isaiah 9:2-7)

* Listen to the message above.  “Jesus came to offer us hope in the midst of hopelessness. Jesus came to offer us joy in the midst of despair.” In this passage, Isaiah prophesies about the coming Messiah, a child who would bring hope and freedom to the people of Israel. These verses remind the Church … More Sermon: Jesus Came for Times Like These (Isaiah 9:2-7)

ReConnect: ‘Genesis as Mission’ with Dr. Ken Keathley

* Listen to the talk above.  What was Moses doing when he wrote the creation account in Genesis 1? Dr. Ken Keathley answers this question and more in a fascinating talk at ReConnect at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church on Nov. 3, 2019. Instead of a mythical story about war and bloodshed, Genesis 1 describes … More ReConnect: ‘Genesis as Mission’ with Dr. Ken Keathley