Showing messages with topic of Church
By Brad Quiring on December 1, 2019
Three people chosen by God. Three invitations from God. Three responses to God. The invitations and how they responded directly affect us today. The same invitation is made by God to us. How will we respond? #albcgreatlight
By Bill Ehlers on November 10, 2019
Bill Ehlers is our guest speaker. Exodus 17:8-16 Intercessory and prevailing prayer. Why should we pray and does God really care?
By Jason Ryan on November 3, 2019
Jason Ryan of Voice of the Martyrs Canada is back as our guest speaker for this important day. It is a day to focus on believers who are suffering and dying for their faith. It is a reminder of our responsibility to pray, support financially and be prepared for opposition to the gospel. A call to bravery and love of...
By Brad Quiring, Stu Streeter on October 20, 2019
Ephesians 4:11-13 shows that Jesus Christ is like the "Head Coach" of the church. Jesus plans and directs how we operate in the world as individual believers and as a whole church family. Jesus also made leaders part of the team. These leaders are people in the church who exercise their gifts and abilities to help guide the church along...
By Brad Quiring on October 13, 2019
The Bible is God’s inspired Word and our foundation for living. Biblical preaching and teaching are means by which we achieve deeper Bible knowledge and should result in transformed lives.
By Brad Quiring on October 6, 2019
From our series, "Go Team", the title is Good Teammates (Authentic Relationships). Christ established His Church as a community of believers, who care for and nurture each other in their faith. Our focus is on Ephesians 4:1-6 where we are reminded to be fully dedicated to and supportive of one another in Christ's love because we were called by One...
By Danny MacKay on September 29, 2019
God has commissioned us to proclaim the Gospel to the lost and to make disciples who will grow in Christian maturity, able to evangelize and disciple others. Special guest speaker, Danny McKay (Equip)
By Brad Quiring on September 22, 2019
God invites us to pray. Prayer is the cornerstone of our involvement in God’s will and His mission. On our part it is an act of faith and obedience. Jesus illustrated this in a powerful and somewhat humorous parable in Luke 18:1-8, where God calls us to passionately plead our case before him, knowing that He cares about us...
By Brad Quiring on September 15, 2019
This is the first message from our series, Go Team. The title is "God's Team". Through Jesus Christ, God has created The Church, those who truly believe in and follow Jesus. He brought us together under Jesus in order to be his representatives on the earth for His glory. Ephesians 2:14-22
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 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 February 24, 2019
Galatians 6:1-10. There are many needs in this world. God has called on us, who love Jesus Christ, to serve generously, and so fulfill the law of Christ Jesus
By Bill Ehlers on January 13, 2019
John 15:1-5. Competence, or even giftedness, in any kind of ministry (pastoring, preaching, eldering, worship leading, music, teaching, working with children, working with the facility, working in hospitality/ushering/food service, evangelism, visitation . . . you name it), may allow a person to bear a certain amount of fruit, but competence in itself will not lead to lasting fruit for God's Kingdom,...
By Brad Quiring on January 6, 2019
Joshua 1. God had promised Abraham that he would become a great nation, with a great land and great blessing. Over 400 years later, God was about to make good on His promise. The people of Israel were about to enter the promised land. God's call to His people was to be strong, courageous and to go all in His strength, with...
By Jason Ryan on November 11, 2018
Hebrews 13:3 says, "Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering." The Bible reminds us to pray for and support those who are suffering simply because they are believers in Jesus Christ. In many countries, Christians are harassed, discriminated against, bullied, even jailed,...
By Will Walker on October 21, 2018
God had compassion on us, so he sent Jesus to die for our sins and release us from the spiritual slavery and poverty of sin. Now, we must take the compassion we have received from God and give it to others so they can be released. Part of compassion is also meeting their physical and social needs. Abundant Life is...
By Randy Jaspers on October 14, 2018
To be IN a church without GOING out and proclaiming the Good News of Jesus means we're not really being The Church of Jesus Christ. Randy Jaspers, Regional Minister for the Manitoba Baptist Association, reminds us that to truly be followers of Christ, we need to proclaim salvation through Jesus to all the world
By Brad Quiring on September 16, 2018
Jesus is the builder and head of The Church as well as our local churches around the world throughout history. Church is a family and a place. It is where we belong, welcome one another, learn about God together, and meet one another's needs. The Church is also the instrument in God's hands to proclaim the gospel to the entire...
By Brad Quiring on June 17, 2018
Acts 14:21-28. After Paul, Barnabas and their team completed their tour of Asia Minor, they returned to all the places they had been and reinforced the churches: praying with, teaching, warning and encouraging them. They established leadership teams and helped strengthen the work that had begun. God has called us to reinforce our churches with prayer, the Word of God...