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When Facing A Crisis, What Do You Do?

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Until Jesus returns there are certain norms all humanity is having to contend with. As surely as the sun rises and sets, there will be both good times and bad; crises will come and go.  It isn’t whether crises will come, it’s when. The big difference for a Christian is that we don’t walk through them alone.  In fact, we … Continue reading “When Facing A Crisis, What Do You Do?”

You have what your tongue says you have (Part 2)

By News Desk | March 16, 2017

Last week we talked about the power of the tongue.  The tongue, like the rudder of a ship, though small, has the power to steer our lives.  I once heard the story of a bitter alcoholic who had a family and a son, desperately in need of a father.  The son would go out to his father’s shop where he … Continue reading “You have what your tongue says you have (Part 2)”

You have what your tongue says you have

By News Desk | March 08, 2017

By PASTOR ROB GRANGER I’m proud to have served in the United States Navy.  What I most enjoyed about my service was going to sea.  I never ceased to be amazed that a ship, though large, yet seemingly so small, is able to travel thousands of miles across vast oceans, from one location to another. To do so, a ship … Continue reading “You have what your tongue says you have”

Don’t allow discouragement to kill your vision

By News Desk | March 01, 2017

If you’ve lived on planet Earth for more than five minutes, you’ve encountered discouragement.  As sure as the sun rises and sets, discouragement is inevitable.  Not encouraging enough for you?  Then perhaps together we can discover what the Word of God says about the subject and how to face it. 1 Samuel 16 tells the story of David, a shepherd … Continue reading “Don’t allow discouragement to kill your vision”

Students collect shoes for children from non-gaming tribes

By David Ross | February 23, 2017

Three hundred and fifty pairs of new shoes recently were donated to local children from non-gaming native tribes by students at Escondido Christian School, a preschool-12th grade private school that celebrates 70 years in the community next year. A relative of one the school’s preschool teachers heard about a little girl on a reservation who committed suicide because of her … Continue reading “Students collect shoes for children from non-gaming tribes”

Words of Faith: Is immigration a part of God’s kingdom plan?

By | February 23, 2017

To say the least, immigration is a hot topic today. Just turn on the news for a couple of minutes and it becomes all too clear that the topic dominates most others. America is a nation of immigrants and I would suggest that the Kingdom of God is as well. Jesus’ central message was to reveal God and His kingdom. … Continue reading “Words of Faith: Is immigration a part of God’s kingdom plan?”

Words of Faith: Do you know for sure who you really are?

By | February 16, 2017

Do you know who you are in Christ? For some, that question is easily answered, but for others in the body of Christ, it may not be as obvious. As Christians, we are called to a life of God-ordained purpose. Each of us fulfills certain roles and has different vocations, in terms of the “ministry” as well as what position … Continue reading “Words of Faith: Do you know for sure who you really are?”

Words of Faith: How to be sure your prayers are answered

By | February 09, 2017

Are you ever frustrated with your prayer life? Do you ever feel like your prayers just go unanswered? Many people do. Here are a few important steps to effective prayer, beginning with pointing out that the reason prayer isn’t very effective is because we aren’t always sure God is willing to answer us. God wants us to know Him. We … Continue reading “Words of Faith: How to be sure your prayers are answered”

Words of Faith: Israel: What’s its connection to the Church?

By ohtadmin | February 02, 2017

Have you ever wondered why America has historically valued so greatly its relationship with Israel? One voice from America’s distant past provides some insight. In 1630, while aboard the Puritan flagship Arbella, John Winthrop penned a speech he would soon give to the Massachusetts Bay colonists in the New World; that if America would follow the ways of God, then, … Continue reading “Words of Faith: Israel: What’s its connection to the Church?”

Words of Faith:

By | January 26, 2017

Israel is a big topic in today’s news as it has been for decades. So many people throughout the world question Israel’s claim to the relatively small tract of land it occupies in the Middle East. Even within the Christian community, there’s much discussion as to whether Israel is still relevant to the Church of Jesus Christ. It’s still very … Continue reading “Words of Faith:”