Life brings with it challenges and struggles. Those challenges and struggles can cause us worry and anxiety which are really just other forms of fear. The encouragement that Jesus gave more than any other during his earthly ministry was "fear not." As followers of Jesus we should not allow fear to rule the day, but sometimes it seems that it is easier said than done. Join us as we explore God's word together to discover how we can become people who fear less.
Jesus said that there is a narrow gate that leads to life and a wide gate that leads to destruction. A person has to do more than just know about and acknowledge the narrow gate. Jesus said you must enter the narrow gate in order to head toward life. Pastor Brad Rud senior pastor at The Crossing in Chugiak, Alaska shares this timely and challenging message from Matthew 7:13-14.
Satan's goal is to deceive and destroy. Jesus called him "the father of lies." There are certain lies that he's been so successful telling that he uses them over and over again. The sad truth is that many people, including Christians believe him over and over again. In this series, "Lies Satan Loves To Tell," some of Satan's most common lies are exposed.
The magi, more commonly known as the wise men, traveled an amazing number of miles to visit the baby Jesus. Their purpose wasn't selfish or self serving. They came to worship him. Using the magi as an example we discover deeper and more specific ways to worship him.
Many people don't like change, in fact, many do all that they can to avoid major change in their lives. Change many times is necessary and that's certainly true for followers of Jesus. Join the MBC church family in this helpful message dealing with the Necessity of Change.
As Peter was preparing for his coming death he wanted to be sure that those he left behind would not forget some vital truths. His challenge to remember, grow in and guard the truth is just as relevant for us today as it was for followers of Jesus in Peterâ€™s day. Join us as we explore this important little letter together.
The church in England has been on the decline for decades. Beautiful ancient churches dot the British landscape but most have few or no one in attendance. How did this happen and is the same fate inevitable for the church in America? Pastor Randy shares the warning and challenge impressed upon him during a recent trip to England.