1 Peter 1:1b-2 As Peter opens his letter with a greeting, he imparts important theology about who Christians are and why we are chosen by God. Pastor Rod Bunton dives deeply into the seemingly simple greeting that has a powerful meaning.
1 Peter 1:1a Jesus chose an unlikely apostle to build his church. Pastor Rod Bunton begins a new series in Peter’s first epistle and pauses to reflect on the character and history of Simon Peter that made him the perfect choice for this mission.
On the occasion of Grace Church’s annual congregational meeting, Pastor Rod Bunton takes the opportunity to look at why the local church is a priority to God and why Grace Church exists.
1 Corinthians 16:5-24 Paul concludes his letter to the Corinthian church with comments intended to encourage them to be a healthy ministry. Pastor Rod Bunton also concludes this series by examining each of the ways that Paul identified as goals for building and maintaining a healthy church.
1 Corinthians 16:1-4 As Paul begins to close his letter to the Corinthian church, he instructs them regarding the collection of funds for the poor saints in Jerusalem. Pastor Rod Bunton expands on the history of giving to the saints and gives insight into the proper way to do it.
1 Corinthians 15:50-58 Paul concludes his teaching on the resurrection of Christians by explaining more practically how it will happen. Pastor Rod Bunton reviews the lessons taught by Paul in this chapter and explains how the resurrection of believers marks our victory over death and the power of sin.
Psalm 119:17-32 In this message, which is appropriate instruction for the new year, Pastor Ben Khazraee visits Psalm 119 to explore the proper attitude of prayer that leads to a path towards the good life. Let’s recommit to going God’s way this year!
1 Timothy 3:14-16 We love to sing Christmas songs and carols because they include so much truth about the incarnation of Jesus. Pastor Doug Link shows us a hymn about Christ found in 1 Timothy that proclaims important truths about Jesus.
John 3:16 One of the most popular verses on the planet to both believers and unbelievers, John 3:16 is referenced when the discussion is about salvation. In this Christmas Eve message, Pastor Rod Bunton breaks it down and shows us that it also encapsulates the entire Christmas story in one verse.
Luke 2:8-14 We see it often this time of year in Christmas cards, song lyrics, and our scripture readings: “Peace on Earth, good will toward men,” but what does that mean? Pastor Rod Bunton explores the true meaning of peace — that if we seek peace between each other here on the world in which we live, it starts with peace between God and man.
1 Corinthians 15:29-44 Paul continues to unravel the mysteries that the Corinthian church were struggling with regarding the physical resurrection of the body after death. Pastor Rod Bunton explains three more arguments why the resurrection cannot be separated from the Gospel.
1 Corinthians 15:20-26 Oftentimes, Christians are confused about the details related to the resurrection of believers and Paul addressed this in his letter. Pastor Rod Bunton explains the three things that all Christians will experience and how the timing of the bodily resurrection will take place.