By Brad Quiring on August 11, 2019
As a result of a foolish decision, the Israelites were now caught in a treaty with the Gibeonites. Nearby tribal kings saw that Gibeon was now aligned with the feared Israelites, so they decided to bring the Gibeonites back into line so that they could all join forces against Israel. God sent Joshua and the Israelites out to not only...
By Brad Quiring on August 4, 2019
Do you feel like you're surrounded by hungry wild animals in your life? Schedules, finances and people can make you feel like you're surrounded with no way out. God is always faithful to His children and he will watch out for you. Your faith in him, expressed by your godly life, will save you from the lions and everyone will...
By Brad Quiring on July 28, 2019
God had given the whole world to King Nebuchadnezzar. In fact, in Jeremiah 27, God called Nebuchadnezzar his "servant". In a move that is common to all people, Nebuchadnezzar began to think his incredible success was a result of his wisdom, intelligence, craftiness and greatness. Little did he know that God was not going to let him get away with this...
By Brad Quiring on July 21, 2019
Daniel 3. Three young men were faced with a huge fiery test: do something directly against their faith, morals and ethics, or be burned to death. When we hold firm to our faith in Jesus Christ and live the lifestyle of loving God and loving our neighbour, we will face a backlash from our society, even from our closest friends and...
By Brad Quiring on July 14, 2019
Does it seem like God isn't getting through to someone? Maybe something more extreme is needed! Balaam discovered this on his way to curse the Israelites. Check out Numbers 22:21-35. #albcthemost
By Brad Quiring on July 7, 2019
This is the last message of our "Share" series. It wraps up what we have learned over the month with the reminder that we are all called and equipped to share the Gospel with all creation. Mark 16:9-20.
By Brad Quiring on June 30, 2019
Acts 9:36-43 The Story of Dorcas . The idea is that the gospel must be preached, but it is to be proven as life changing through our service. Our service must also be from genuine love. We are challenging the church to participate actively in the Great Commission, right where we are.
By Brad Quiring on June 16, 2019
We have the command from Jesus to share our faith. Most Christians really do want to share their faith. Our modern culture, though, has drifted so far from the true God, from church and the Bible that we cannot assume they know what we are talking about when we share our faith. We have to take the time and have...
By Brad Quiring on June 2, 2019
There are many ways to share the good news of Jesus. Why not start with your own encounter with Jesus. He has done so much for you...so share it! Acts 26:1-29 This Sunday is also Baptism Sunday! The story of baptism is the story of Jesus' work for us and in us. Share it!
By Brad Quiring on May 26, 2019
Salvation is free, but there is a cost to follow Jesus as His disciple. Our life is that: OURS. It is not to be ours as it was purchased by Jesus' own life to save us from our sins and the eternal punishment we deserve for being sinners. Our desire for preserving our comfort and doing our own thing only...
By Brad Quiring on May 19, 2019
Jesus said, "Follow Me" to Simon Peter, John, James, Andrew and Levi. He gives the same call to each one of us. How will we respond?
By Brad Quiring on May 12, 2019
Matthew 16:24-25 (NIV2011) "Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it." Salvation is free by grace and faith. There is a cost, though, to being...
By Brad Quiring on May 5, 2019
Matthew 16:24-25 (NIV2011), "Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it." Salvation is free, but there is a cost to being a disciple and going...
By Don Pickel on April 28, 2019
God has called every believer in Jesus to be His witnesses and proclaim the truth of Jesus to the whole world. Don Pickel from Assist will challenge us today to be the witnesses God has called and equipped us to be.
By Brad Quiring on April 21, 2019
Because of Jesus death, we've been saved from God's punishment for being completely messed up. Jesus cleans us up, not with a surface cleaning, rather a full change of life. Come join us for a celebration of new life through Jesus.
By Brad Quiring on April 19, 2019
The "Messed Up" series changes to Cleaned Up through the power, person and work of Jesus Christ. Good Friday is the day we recognize that Jesus’ died for our sins. Our sins made us impure and dirty before God. We were unworthy to be with God. But Jesus’ blood and his life make us completely clean from all sin.
By Brad Quiring on April 14, 2019
Sin has stripped away the confidence we have in who we are, right down to the very basic: am I male or female? What race am I? What is my "orientation"? In fact, our culture has so embraced these questions that people are left wondering what "normal" looks like. God created all life. He created all people in His wonderful...
By Brad Quiring on April 7, 2019
Life is sacred. God created all people in His image and is the one who determines life and death. God loves all people and it is his desire that all come to repentance and faith in Jesus Christ. For this reason, we hold life as sacred. Not because we love babies and seniors, but because God made life sacred. We...
By Brad Quiring on March 31, 2019
Psalm 37:1-16. We want what is right, true and just. But it doesn’t happen in our world. Life is not fair because of sin in the world, which gives birth to evil actions. The true follower of Christ is marked by their faith in God and righteous behaviour, especially toward others, because that is what God desires.
By Brad Quiring on March 24, 2019
Relativism chooses every turn, every pace, every street, according to its own autonomous preferences, and submits to no truth. God's Word, the Bible, calls followers of Jesus to a much higher standard: the standard of Truth. Truth based on what God has established from a loving and wise heart and mind.