Jesus in HD 109: Swimming in a Sea of Tranquility

[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: In this PODCAST, we will discover together an amazing privilege that is ours, especially given tormented world in which we live. We have been given a unique gift of God’s blessing that Jesus Himself empowers us to bestow on His behalf to others. Just so you know, this is the kind of person I long to be. This blessing and privilege defines a pretty amazing purpose statement for our lives. This is HUG … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz 24: Suit Up for Battle!

[display_podcast] Ephesians 6:12 says – For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.What this means is that our existence here on the planet earth is a warfare.  Satan is our enemy.  He is against us. And he wants to kill, steal and destroy the life that God came to give us through creating us in His image.  Satan was very succes … [Read more...]

Ouxano 91: Making Sense of The Book of Revelation

[display_podcast] From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: The New Testament Book of Revelation has stirred up controversial discussions within and outside of the Christian Church community for centuries.  Some people tend to argue extensively about their opinions on it, others often ignore the writings altogether.  In this week’s podcast, I hope to clarify some literary facts and references so that no matter which side of the “Revelation Fence” you lan … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz 23: A Scouting Report for Battling Satan

[display_podcast] The Bible says that we, as Christians, will inevitably take part in spiritual battles. Just because we decide to follow Jesus, life doesn’t magically start going our way. After all, who was the greatest Christian that ever lived? Jesus! And, as He walked in the Spirit, doing God’s will, He was crucified! So, if He encountered such strife, what makes you or me any different? Now, when tough times come, you can have the peace that comes from God that will assure you that you are … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 107: What DOES the Bible Truly Teach about Healing Today?

[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR:The day before yesterday, I read a recently released report out of University of Missouri on the subject of Facebook Depression. Well, as you will hear in this PODCAST, I really didn’t need to read a report about that. I know all-too-well what happens in my own rather sizable soul when I scan my FB newsfeed. Sometimes I just can’t help but to feel so deeply and compassionately and sadly for many of the chal … [Read more...]

Ouxano 90: Making Sense of New Testament Prophecy

[display_podcast] From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: As you read through the Gospels, there are basically three sections where Jesus talks about the End Times. These teachings are found in: Matthew 24, Mark 13 & Luke 18 and 21. These passages are also known as Jesus’ Olivet Discourse, since He taught them while at the Mount of Olives. Like other synoptic passages, each of these authors write about the same teachings from different perspectives an … [Read more...]