Responding to Trials: Focusing on the Savior we profess to follow

New message preached on Sunday, August 26th, 2019 at Revival Church of Fall Creek, WI. Revival Church is also in partnership with AFM Ministry (formerly About-Face Missions) of Granbury, TX and the home church of AFM Ministry Missionaries Jeff and Stephanie Bys (pronounced beese) originally from Texas (ministry links below). Responding to Trials: Focusing on … Continue reading Responding to Trials: Focusing on the Savior we profess to follow

Think It Not Strange: Fiery Trials & Testimony of Christ

be stillHave you been struggling with balancing the idea of suffering for Christ in persecution and living in such a way as to constantly be about the defense of yourself or your country? John Piper gave this message, “Think It Not Strange: Fiery Trials and the Testimony of Christ,” in January of 2016 to a large group of pastors and church leaders. Pastor John encourages us to be so prepared that we would not be ashamed at the coming sufferings and that we would “count it all joy.” This message is focused around 1 Peter 4:12-19.

In the midst of everything we see and anticipate, how should we respond? Continue reading “Think It Not Strange: Fiery Trials & Testimony of Christ”

“Take that ‘motherf——‘ Bible and shoot the ‘sun of a —–‘!”

“Take that ‘motherf——‘ Bible and shoot the ‘sun of a —–‘!” No, this is not a joke nor a quiz for you to fill in the blanks. This is not some way to merely grab your attention nor a fake little story. But, this is something that I was told this morning. Long story short: … Continue reading “Take that ‘motherf——‘ Bible and shoot the ‘sun of a —–‘!”

You Follow Me

“You follow Me!” (John 21:22 ESV)   All you who are weary and heavy laden;[1] you who are poor in spirit;[2] you who hunger for righteousness;[3] you who mourn;[4] you who are persecuted for righteousness sake;[5] – “You follow Me!”   You who do not understand the injustices of this world; you who are looking … Continue reading You Follow Me