Praising God Through It All

“As he was drawing near—already on the way down the Mount of Olives—the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen, saying, ‘Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!’”  Luke 19:37-38  […]

Glory to the Newborn King

Moving into the Christmas season, I’m almost ready to start listening to the Christmas carols.  Popular radio stations jump the gun in my opinion.  December 1st is when I’m ready. When it comes to Christmas carols, I like the ones that can (and should) be studied as well as sung.  Their content is so rich […]

Timeless Truths from the Early Church

This Sunday we begin a new sermon series, “Timeless Truths from the Early Church.”  It will include five core principles from Scripture that apply to every church of every age.  I will list those principles as sermon titles at the end of this post. As we embark, I pray that two realities will under-gird us […]

Joining the Membership of the Church

Acts 2:42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to […]

The Gospel Project with Bethel Grace

“And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.”   Luke 24:27 What a walk that must of have been!   Two disciples strolling along the Emmaus Road with the risen Messiah.  Jesus took them through the Old Testament explaining how all along, the Scriptures were […]

10 Reasons to Bring Your Child to Sunday School

While sleeping late can be nice, have you considered the benefits of Sunday School attendance for your child? Here are 10 reasons to make it a priority in your family. 1. Age Targeted Teaching: Where else can your kids get Biblical instruction that’s focused toward their developmental abilities? 2. Friends: In Sunday School, your child […]

The Reformation: Luther’s Two Struggles

On Sunday, October 29th, Bethel Grace will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. I pray it will be a day of heart lifting worship and joy as we celebrate salvation by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone. As we look forward to the celebration of Reformation Day, I want to recognize […]