To The Churches 24: The Proverbs 31 Woman, Part 6 – Blessing the Poor and Needy

[display_podcast] We are continuing to look at how the woman described in Proverbs 31 can be used as an example for our own lives in the 21st century. Firstly, let’s review what we learned in part five, when we looked at verse 19.  A Proverbs 31 woman exhibits excellence in all she does.  She doesn’t let distractions keep her from completing her tasks.  She is dedicated and focused in order to complete her tasks with excellence. Today we will look at Proverbs 31:20.  Do you remember a time whe … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz 11: Gearing Up for Battle!

Ephesians 6:12 says -2 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 successful in the Ga … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 94: The Parable of the Mustard Seed

[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: Oh, my friends. You are about to be amazed... In this PODCAST, you will be amazed that in such a few words, Jesus taught such a tremendously timely and thought-provoking parable. Exactly WHAT the disciples (and US!) needed to hear; exactly WHEN they (and WE!) needed to hear it. If the world seems to be spinning out of control... If it seems that we are losing... If life becomes for you at times overw … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 60 – Life Lessons With Jesus part 6 – Do You See Me?

[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: She came with a hoodie covering her bowed head that day. She was very petite in stature and seemed to draw her own countenance within herself as she sat downcast in my office with tears streaming. She had been beaten down emotionally by an abusive and demeaning husband who had a girlfriend and told her she had to live with it. I was fairly new to coaching at that tim … [Read more...]

Ouxano 68: 1 Samuel part 15 – God’s Plans are ALWAYS Bigger & Better than Ours!

[display_podcast] From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: In 1 Samuel 16, we are introduced to David. Now, this important chapter in the Bible links together the history of the people of Israel with our lives today, as it takes place in the city of Bethlehem, and introduces the great-great-great-great… grandfather of Jesus Christ. Let’s start by reading 1 Samuel 16:1Now the Lord said to Samuel, “You have mourned long enough for Saul. I have rejected … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 93: The 3rd Most Meaningful Holiday of the Year

[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: It’s a day that receives NO recognition. I don’t know why. I have no explanation. It’s simply a fact. This holiday (Holy Day) is the third most important date on our calendars. Third only to Christmas and Easter. And yet, year after year, it comes and it goes with nary a mention. As happened Just l last month!!! So in this PODCAST, we are going to mention it. What this holiday is. How it came about. What it … [Read more...]