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by Brian Brodersen - about 5 days

The Fields Are White for Harvest

“Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look at the fields, for they are already white for harvest!” John 4:35 God wants us to share His love and truth with others, but sometimes we get hung up. What do I say? Where do I begin? Jesus had been speaking to a sinful, broken Samaritan woman about the water of life. As His disciples arrived with food, “they marveled ...

by Brian Brodersen - about 7 days

Things That Matter: Wisdom & Grace in the Age of Outrage

Welcome to a new season of “Things That Matter!” We look forward to sharing many discussions on theology, culture and current events! Host Pastor Brian Brodersen is joined with Dr. Ed Stetzer of Wheaton College and “Christianity Today,” as they discuss the rise of social media and its effect on evangelicalism, particularly in American culture. Dr. Stetzer has written a book, “Christians in the Age of Outrage” and ...

by Brian Brodersen - about 12 days

Living Water

Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.” John 4:10 So many people today are weary and miserable. If they only knew the gift that God wants to impart to each of us—the gift of Living Water! Jesus was on His way from Jude...

by Brian Brodersen - about 19 days

He Must Increase

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” John 3:30 Many Christians today are so indoctrinated by the philosophy of the world that we tend to forget what discipleship is all about. We start thinking that things are all about us, and we find it quite strange that the Lord would require any sort of sacrifice from us. But Jesus calls us to self-denial. Point People To...

by Brian Brodersen - about 26 days

Why Men Go to Hell

“He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.” John 3:18 God doesn’t look at sinners the way we sometimes do: How disgusting! What a sinner! They ought to put that guy in jail! God “desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth” (1 Timothy...

by Brian Brodersen - about 1 month

God So Loved the World

John 3:9-17 Do you ever feel as if God couldn’t possibly love you? Maybe you think you’re too messed up, that you could never get into the Lord’s good graces. But “God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life” (John 3:16). He loves the whole world. You. Me. The worst sinner. Jesus had to...

by Brian Brodersen - about 1 month

You Must Be Born Again

John 2:23 – 3:8 People can be religious and not be born again. They can go to church and do the things that people expect Christians to do. What does it mean to be born again? Jesus, now in Jerusalem, did many more signs, and people believed in Him. But the literal translation of John 2:24 says, “Jesus did not believe in them.” Jesus knew that these people were more intere...