Please rejoice with us as we are in the process of purchasing our own church facility located at 443 Inyokern Rd. in Ridgecrest. Lord willing, we will hold our first worship service in our new facility on Sunday, May 1 at 10:45 AM. Please join us!
Doing what only God can do
The last time I checked, the movie "Heaven Is for Real" has taken in over $52 million - very impressive for a movie with a $12 million budget! Movies with a message of faith are proving to be quite profitable. But is a faith-based movie a reliable foundation for our faith? In the case of "Heaven Is for Real," Christians need a healthy dose of discernment.
Did God create the whole universe, including the original plants, animals, and first two people (Adam and Eve) in six literal 24-hour days? Or did creation take place over millions of years?
Easter is a time to remember the death and resurrection of Christ. Isaiah 53:5 tells us that Jesus "was bruised for o transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and with his stripes we are healed."
In a Reformed system God's highest value is his own glory, and in an Arminian system God's highest value is the free will of man. These are two distinctly different conceptions of the nature of God, and it seems that the Reformed position has much more explicit biblical support than the Arminian position does on this question
What comes to your mind when you hear the term, "Charismatic"? For some Christians, the term suggests speaking in tongues, new revelation from God, and wild and crazy worship services. For other Christians, the term suggests normal, biblical Christianity.