Hi all, God has been leading a dear friend of mine to move forward with planting a new Harvest Bible Chapel in Ottawa! His name is Ray Koprowski. Ray and his wife Natalie have 4 young boys and are very excited about this leading by God...

In my sermon on working for Christ on Oct 3/4 I mentioned that if you do not know what your spiritual gifts are you should do the work of discovering them. The best way to discover your spiritual gifts is to start serving and see where...

Hi all, Was just thinking that now might be a great time to encourage you to consider a new approach to your summer vacation for 2016! Cindy and I have spent our summer vacations for the past 30 years enjoying a week (and a few...

I was thinking about our model of preaching the other day as I was being interviewed about expository preaching for our new on-line God at Work magazine.  The model of preaching we embrace is completely tied to our view of Scripture. We believe, as the historic,...

As we begin our new series called 'Generosity' I mentioned Sunday (Feb 22, 2015) that we believe the NT teaches free will offering not tithing for new covenant believers. This series (walking through 2 Corinthians 8 & 9) will not address this directly, so I wanted...

As we begin our study of 2 Corinthians 8 & 9 I thought it would be good to repost a collection of Bible verses about money. Back in 2009 I posted a list of Bible verses dealing with material things.  This was a summary of verses...

Back in August 2007 we were studying on Sundays a passage that dealt with our finances and giving.  At that time one of our congregants involved in leadership posted the following article to our website. I thought with our study beginning this week of chapters 8...

One of the most well known and powerful missionary testimonies is the story of Jim Elliot, Nate Saint and the three other men who went to bring the gospel to the Auca people living in South America and yet were all killed by those same...

I was just reading in my research for Sunday and came across this quote. Thought I would share it with you. If you listen to gospel presentations today you would think that Christ was a Savior from trouble. Wouldn't you? That Jesus came to...

Hi all, Sunday, September 28, 2014 we begin a walk through the amazing book of 2 Corinthians. Right up front Paul wants to address some faulty teaching and ideas that the false teachers were promoting. They were saying that because Paul is suffering, because bad things...