Noah and his family spent a long time on the ark with the animals during the flood. Longer than most of us realize. This time was the in-between time. It was a time of waiting and wondering if God had forgotten him during the storm. Sometimes we find ourselves in the same in-between time as Noah. Through the story of the flood we can learn some ways to weather the storms of life.
It’s easy to play the blame game. It certainly takes the heat off taking any responsibility. This human tendency goes all the way back to the story of Adam and Even. Their struggle is our struggle. In this message Pastor Fred Steinberg will look at how we can avoid the blame game and grow spiritually.
The Creation story in Genesis has caused conflict between Christians. Some interpret it very literally. Others wrestle with it when they compare it with what science teaches us about the world. Pastor Fred Steinberg will address these issues and touch on the things the creation story does want us to know.
Life is unfair. We learn this early in life because we see it so often. We even find unfairness in the parable Jesus tells about a manager who gives talents to his servants to invest. Yet as Jesus tells the parable he makes no attempt to correct the unfairness. In this message Pastor Fred Steinberg will explore why Jesus builds unfairness into his story and how Jesus’ teachings might help us deal it.
Why are some Christians mean and unethical? Why are some of the most knowledgeable people about the Bible the most uncaring and unloving people that we have ever met? We would expect all Christians to be loving and compassionate. Yet our experience tells us that this is not true. Some Christians are loving while others don’t seem to have let their knowledge about Jesus change their actions. Why is there a difference? Pastor Fred Steinberg will explain the critical difference in this message.
The Pharisees and scribes think they have found a time when Jesus is breaking the Hebrew law. So they call Jesus to account for his actions only to find that their actions are much worse. Their actions are so bad that Jesus calls them hypocrites. How do we avoid being hypocrites? Pastor Fred Steinberg will explore the one thing that will help.
Have you ever felt that God is silent? That He wasn’t there when you prayed to Him. This may have caused you to doubt. You are not alone in these thoughts. You are in good company. In this message Pastor Fred Steinberg will share how John the Baptist struggled as well. And Jesus hearing that John had questions sent him some good news.
Jesus lived out the fullness of truth and grace. He told the truth when needed and held people accountable. Yet he still acted with grace. His love was so great that Tax Collectors, Adulterers, Pharisees and all types of people followed Him. In this message Pastor Fred Steinberg will take a look at how Jesus […]
Everyone experiences storms in life. Some are brief and pass quickly but some last a long, long time. How do we survive the storms? What will see us through the difficulties of life? Pastor Fred Steinberg will talk about how important it is to make critical decisions and preparations before a storm hits. How will you get ready?
God wishes to have a relationship with us but sometimes our human relationships interfere in ways we don’t realize. God also relates to us on many different levels but often we focus on a few attributes of God that can become stale and over used. In this message Pastor Fred Steinberg will help us expand […]