Posts Tagged ‘sanger’

Do You Hear That?

Posted onMarch 14, 2018 | by: John Guerra | 0 comments

. When we hear the birds singing and see the sun rising in the east, we are reminded of our Savior that rose from the dead after defeating sin, death and the grave. When we hear children playing outdoors, we’re reminded of the unconditional love our Father has for us....Keep Reading

Pastor's Pen

Posted onFebruary 7, 2018 | by: Grant Bowles | 0 comments

This past Sunday I tried to not shake any hands at church. Not because I am anti-social but because the stomach bug hit our house the night before. Fortunately, I have managed to somehow avoid the bugs floating around. Take a few minutes and check on those in your circle. It just might be an opportunity to spread God’s love. There is nothing wrong with taking a pot of chicken noodle soup and dropping it at the front door....Keep Reading

God's Way Or The...

Posted onFebruary 7, 2018 | by: John Guerra | 0 comments

The first principle of Experiencing God is: “God is always at work around you.” One of the ways He works is in our hearts to desire and to do His good works. Blackaby says something real interesting about what happens after we see God work: “We immediately become self-centered rather than God-centered.” He describes how this is an invitation for us “to adjust our lives to God.”...Keep Reading

Pastor's Pen

Posted onJanuary 31, 2018 | by: Grant Bowles | 0 comments

Saturday was a great blessing as I joined about 120 fellow FBC Sanger members serving in Dallas. We accomplished a lot of work. But what impressed me most was watching our adults focus as much on building up our students as on finishing the projects. ...Keep Reading

God With Us

Posted onDecember 20, 2017 | by: John Guerra | 0 comments

Sometimes we wonder if we’re making a difference, know that He makes the difference and He loves to use His children in making that difference. We all want the new year to be fulfilling, but we never find fulfillment in the search for fulfillment - we find it in serving the One that fulfills....Keep Reading

Where He Leads Me...

Posted onDecember 13, 2017 | by: John Guerra | 0 comments

...Abraham had to leave his good life behind and follow God to the place He would show him. Are you willing to follow Jesus wherever He leads? Are you willing to let go of some things? Are you willing to repent of some things that are holding you down? When He is Lord of your life, when you have a relationship with Jesus, when He is more important than anything else in this world, you are willing to follow....Keep Reading

Pastor's Pen

Posted onDecember 6, 2017 | by: Grant Bowles | 0 comments

I think we can consider Streets of Bethlehem a success. As stated Sunday morning, I would have been pleased with an attendance of 200 for the weekend. I underestimated the popularity of this event by about 1,100! If you can do the math, you know we had right at 1,300 for the weekend. Throughout the weekend, we made adjustments based on crowd size and reaction....Keep Reading

Jesus Christ is the Same

Posted onNovember 9, 2017 | by: John Guerra | 0 comments

My heart is heavy for the members of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and their community this Monday morning. Since the moment I read about this tragedy, my thoughts and prayers have been focused on this congregation and its pastor. I cannot fathom the depth of this kind of loss. Then, I read my scripture for today, Hebrews 13:8."Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever."...Keep Reading

What's On Your Mind?

Posted onOctober 25, 2017 | by: John Guerra | 0 comments

It’s all about free will. We choose how we think, what we say, and how we treat others. Where is our mind? If it’s focused on selfish wants, selfish feelings, and selfish plans; we’re making a bad trade. We can choose to be happy. We can choose to move forward with a positive attitude or stomp our feet and throw a pity party. Where’s your mind? Your legacy is right behind you, being established by your steps, which are directed by your thoughts. What will that look like?...Keep Reading

The Things Above

Posted onSeptember 29, 2017 | by: John Guerra | 0 comments

The Great Commission is not about leading and loving people to stand for our National Anthem, our Great Commission is about leading and loving people to bow before Jesus Christ for salvation and eternal life. Our world is full of disrespectful behavior, but if our mind is on things above, we’ll not get caught up in the issues of this world that divide us and characterize us as unloving and self-righteous. Only we can set our minds on things above, no one else....Keep Reading

Give a Hoot!

Posted onSeptember 30, 2016 | by: John Guerra | 0 comments

There are times in our lives when we want to hear from God and there are times, when we're so pleased with ourselves that we'd rather not. We may not hear an audible voice like Samuel, but God will speak to us. The question is, are we listening?...Keep Reading