The Anatomy of a ...
“Rick Warren promotes Chrislam.” “Billy Graham is a Freemason of the 33rd degree.” And pigs fly. I’m sure you’re seeing the crazy things that float around the Internet too. Unfortunately, part of my job is to read these insane theories, accusations and conspiracies and block those who perpetuate them on our church’s social media sites. Most of the times I’m able to laugh and shake my head, but when I see them shared ...
In this episode of #AskBrianB, Pastor Brian Brodersen answers questions on the universal church, the local church, and tattoos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4Fw2o843hI
Avoiding the Trap...
Because God loves us, we can love God and love people! Can you think of anything more profound than this vertical and horizontal love that defines the Christian life? I had just finished preaching on this Great Commandment. God had worked in our midst, refocusing our hearts on the love God lavished upon us, and our love response to God and others. (I am always available to the congregation for prayer, or for working ...
How to Respond wh...
Jesus said that the servant is not above the master, and if our Master is Jesus, then we should expect to be both criticized and misunderstood. Perhaps criticism especially hurts for those in some kind of Christian service, but then again most everyone feels the sting from time to time. Jesus was often criticized and misunderstood, and so was one of His most famous ancestors - King David. One notable occasion was fro...
Welcome to our first Flashback Friday! During the Calvary Chapel Missions Conference this past January, Pastor Josh Turansky was able to catch up with Pastor David Guzik. They discussed his ministry, his heart for international missions, and Bible exposition. Find out more about David Guzik's ministry and access his commentaries here. Find out more about Calvary Chapel Santa Barbara here.
In this message, Pastor Brian Brodersen gives a timely and encouraging reminder of the leader's need to receive, preach and demonstrate the grace of God. It was recorded at a breakout session that Pastor Brian taught for Senior and Assistant Pastors at the 2014 Calvary Chapel Missions Conference.
It has been a rough week for Christians around the world. Radical Islam has dominated much of the news. Our politicians and leaders are wrestling with a proper response. There are a few links about this topic below. I have also started to post notable events a month in advance just in case you want to participate in them. Again, these links do not constitute an endorsement or promotion. Events and Holidays: Feb. 18...
“Therefore, it is vital that our church understand that being a pharisaical watchdog is a false form of spirituality.”
The Anatomy of a Christian Conspiracy Theory02-26-2015
“In this episode of #AskBrianB, Pastor Brian Brodersen answers questions on the universal church, the local church, and tattoos.”
#AskBrianB Episode 0502-25-2015
“Sadly fixations on conspiracies divert our attention away from what the Redeemer is doing and onto speculations and hypotheses.”
Avoiding the Trap of Conspiracy Theory Christian...02-24-2015
“We almost always think that attacking our critics is justified, but it rarely is.”
How to Respond when You become a Public Piñata02-23-2015
“Welcome to our first Flashback Friday featuring an interview with David Guzik.”
Flashback Friday: David Guzik Missions Conferenc...02-20-2015
“Men’s Session: Pastor’s & Assistants session from the CC Missions Conf. 2014”
“Link-Fest: Church Attendance, ISIS, and the Guzik App”
Link-Fest: Church Attendance, ISIS, and the Guzi...02-20-2015
“First - before anything else - God the Father wants me to believe upon His Son, Jesus Christ.”
Overcoming Moralism In The Church02-19-2015
19 CC Missionaries under threat of being removed from the U.K.
Your Wife's a Garden: Dig Her - Do's & Dont's of Romance for Men
Why Pastors Should Partner with Churches Outside Their Movement
The Anatomy of a Christian Conspiracy Theory
Avoiding the Trap of Conspiracy Theory Christianity
Is Romance Important to God?
Gender Identity And The Arts
What is the Trinity?
How Christians Misuse the Law of God