John

“Compelled” – Acts 4

Sunday, May 13, 2012 We are compelled to do and say all sorts of things.  We feel as if there is no other choice.  Peter and John were also compelled to speak the truth at the same court that sent Jesus to be crucified.  What compels us?  Is it the truth… or fear? Readings: Acts 4:1-22, 2 … Read more

“The Gospel with Flesh on It” – John 20

Sunday, February 26, 2012 God became flesh to save us.  It’s the basic tenet of Christianity.  What about those God came to save?  What’s our role? Jesus tells us that as he was sent, so we are sent.  Listen to Bethel’s Director of Christian Outreach Jordan Ray talk about how we are to live incarnationally. … Read more

“Wrapped in Cloths” – John 11 – Christmas Day

Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2011 It’s hard to imagine God being born, God being cold and needing to be wrapped in cloths to stay warm, but that’s exactly what happened when Jesus was born.  It’s the greatest gift ever, wrapped in cloths.  When does the gift get unwrapped for us?  Listen to Pastor Seabaugh speak … Read more

“Behold the Lamb of God: Look with Joy” – Advent 3

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Why was it so joyful for John the Baptist to declare, “Behold, Lamb of God that takes away the sins of the world!”?  Is it joyful for you to behold the Lamb of God?  Why?  Why not?  Listen to Jordan Ray, our Director of Christian Outreach, speak on how to look … Read more

“Behold the Lamb of God: Look with Love” – Advent 2

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 We can “love” so many things.  In English, the word love can apply to our spouse or to chocolate ice cream.  In Greek, the language of the New Testament, there are four words for love.  Listen to Dr. Robert Holst speak on what kind of love God has for us through … Read more

“True Freedom” – John 8

Sunday, December 4, 2011 What is the definition of freedom?  What does it truly mean to be free?  In America, we link freedom to our inalienable rights: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  Is that true freedom, or does the Bible present us with an even greater freedom? Readings: Isaiah 49:5-10, Romans 6:13-23, John 8:31-36 … Read more