The Pastoral Epistles were written so that “you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God.” Paul calls out two Christians who are behaving badly. Hymenaeus, in particular, has swerved from the truth by claiming that “the resurrection has already taken place.” He has been mad shipwreck of his faith, and […]
The sermon is based on the love story of Hosea for his unfaithful wife. Dr. Ladd speaks of God’s sacrificial love for us and how we can respond to that love.
Rev. Melanie McNiff, is President and CEO of Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service.
Rev. Kennedy holds a Master of Divinity Degree in New Testament Greek and Homiletics. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in American History and Speech, and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Rhetoric. Rev. Kennedy recently retired from First Baptist Church of Dayton, Ohio where he served for 13 years as Senior Pastor. We welcome him as […]
Rev. Dr. Rex Rogers is a mentor, a coach and an encourager. He has led support groups for pastors, brought life to churches and helped others become ministers throughout his over 30 years of pastoral experience in small and multi-staff churches. Dr. Rogers received his Masters and Doctorate from Northern Seminary, where his emphasis was […]
Jesus tells us that there is no greater love than to lay down our lives for one another. What does this look like? What might we need to lay down to lead vibrant lives of faith?
Rev. McBain led the worship service. He is a retired minister from Tustin, California and has served ABC churches in Arizona and California.
Luke 10:25-37 Rev. Henderson returned to the pulpit this week. He served over 21 years as the pastor of First Baptist of Lincoln, IL. From Lincoln, he moved to Decatur, to serve as Director of Chaplaincy at Memorial Hospital.
We were pleased to welcome to the pulpit Rev. Dr. Robert Henderson. Rev. Henderson served over 21 years as the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln, Illinois. From Lincoln, he moved to Decatur to serve as Director of Chaplaincy at Memorial Hospital.
Galatians 5:1 We continue thinking about freedom after we celebrated July 4th, but with focus on Christ as the all-encompassing center of our freedom – a freedom that has been preciously bought, a freedom that must be fully known and accepted, and a freedom to correctly submit ourselves in obedient service.