It's OK to barge in boldly to talk with God. That is what we a designed to want. On the cross, He accomplished His ultimate joy: to gain closeness with us.
A history of Palm Sunday and a look into John 4 to discover what it means to believe and trust in Jesus.
Brad gives us some gold to pursue real life.
"That man you speak of...I am Him." When we throw out land mines, Jesus disarms them for our benefit.
The disciples had to trust Jesus to serve. We have to learn to do the same.
Phil Strout, the National Director for the Vineyard USA, shares with us some of his story and explains the significance of God's plan and assignment.
We continue through John chapter 1, starting at verse 35.
John offers us a bioptic view of Christ's life when combined with the writings in Mark. John 1 marks the beginning of our year with John.
A discussion of each ministry that is currently part of what we do at BVC. Get involved!
Allen discusses what God did at BVC in 2014 and where we are headed for the coming year.
What is the difference between happiness and joy, and why does joy have so much value? Allen helps us to understand the overwhelming joy that comes from our relationship with Christ.
Our relationship with God has to go both ways, and we need to spend time with Him (just like we need to spend time on relationships with others). Part of the joy comes from the "with" part.
Adam shares how patience and hope work together to help us with our mission of reaching others with the message of Jesus.
God's motive is always love, so as we reach out to those that don't know Him we must be motivated by love.
In order to reach the lost, we have to put love first. If we trying to lead with anything but love, we will likely fail.
God wants us to know what He is like, and if we will listen to Him without thinking about "what are we supposed to do" but instead listen to His heart about who He is and what He is like, we will understand His love.
As God judges and brings punishment, He always wants us to turn to Him. He doesn't want us to perish or be in pain and always holds out for us to choose Him.
Adam details the way leaders can evaluate if they are finishing in a way that points towards God.
The last section of the indictments as we near the end of our series in Hosea.
Dianne shares some pieces of her story and spends some time simply focusing on Jesus and the treasures and knowledge that He brought to earth two centuries ago.
God is a gentleman. He never forces Himself upon us. Even when we choose the hard way and we want to control everything ourselves, He stills loves us and waits for us to ask for guidance.
To have the relationship we are meant to have with God, we have to allow Him to point to the places in our hearts that have become hard and crusty, and then allow Him to soften them.
God knows our heart. He doesn't want a relationship based on what we get, but instead on binding ourselves with God for the betterment of the Kingdom.
Brad compares fly fishing to our need to magnify Jesus in our actions. We have to make the decision every day to show Jesus to others in our daily activities.
An overview of how Hosea fits into the bible as a whole and a deeper look at chapter 8.
Luke Ash, our new pastor, shares some of his life story.
More on the message God had for Israel from the prophet Hosea.