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 […]
Talk about God is falling out of favor in our country. Some say it is not cool any longer to talk about God because people from other cultures and religions are excluded. Some say we don’t talk much about God because it makes people uncomfortable. Others say we are so smart that we have moved […]
In our culture some declare that the Church is no longer relevant. Some proclaim that the Church has no purpose today. Some get disenchanted with the Church and runaway from it. Is the Church no longer needed? Is it going to become extinct in our country? Pastor Fred Steinberg will address these questions on Pentecost Sunday, when we celebrate the birth of the Church.
On Mother’s Day we celebrate those people who lifted us up with their words. Their words gave us life and hope. Yet some on Mother’s Day remember the pain of hurtful words or the absence of words. Pastor Fred will talk about the right word ingredients which make all the difference.
The phrase sounds truthful: “God said, I believe it, that settles it.” But then as we read through the Bible we find there are many things that we don’t do anymore. How do we reconcile the statement with the many scriptures we ignore? In this message Pastor Fred will explain a simple way to decide which scriptures make sense to follow and which ones are OK to ignore.