Author Mike Martin

Services and Activities Update

Berean Bible Church is canceling all services and activities for the first two Sundays in May (May 3 and May 10). An update will be published by May 15 with plans to go forward.

During this time audio sermons will be posted each Sunday as well as occasional blogs. Above all, remember that “the church is not closed, it is deployed“!

Meanwhile let us resolve to, “…honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect” (1 Peter 3:15 ESV).

The Church Is Not Empty, It Is Deployed

As we continue in these difficult days I am reminded of a comment that recently appeared on Facebook: “The church is not empty, it is deployed”. This is not merely a clever statement, it is profoundly relevant because prayer is the great weapon of those who by faith wage war on their knees.

When Jesus came down from the Mount of Transfiguration with three of His disciples a crowd had gathered. In that crowd was a man that had brought his demon-possessed son to be healed from his dreadful condition. But His disciples could not do it!

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