Asking for a Friend: What's the Good News of the Gospel?

John 3:16-17 (Sept 20 AM)

September 20, 2020 • Pastor Mark Haverdink

This week’s question: “What's the good news of the Gospel?” It's difficult to find good news. When we are bombarded with the reality around us, it's easy to focus on the negativity and pain...despite this...there is good news - it's the Gospel of Jesus! Pastor Mark will be helping us to see the good news using teaching text: John 3:16 - 17.

Asking for a Friend: Is There Hope for Addicted People?

John 4 (Oct 25 AM) • October 25, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

Everybody's addicted to something, so the saying goes. How does scripture speak to the dark power of addiction? What are the spiritual issues at stake, and how can we take practical steps toward freedom from these prisons?

Asking for a Friend: How Does a Person Know When to Speak or Be Silent?

James 1:19 and Ecclesiastes 3:7 (Oct 18 AM) • October 18, 2020 • Pastor Mark Haverdink

When to say something, when to just be quiet...tough questions indeed! In our current culture we are bombarded with information and opinions. Pastor Mark will take a look at the Bible and review some classic passages that will give some good insight.

Asking for a Friend: Does Prayer Change God's Mind?

Luke 18:1-8 (Oct 11 AM) • October 11, 2020 • Pastor Tim Breen

If God already has the future planned out, can our prayers move him to change his plans? Are our petitions effective and meaningful, or does God's sovereignty imply that the future is fixed? Pastor Tim will explore the theology and Biblical references that help us understand why prayer is so important.