Do you experience the presence of God at church? Meet Gloria…

Pastor Pat Christian Living

This is Gloria. She’s from Columbia. She has been at our church for the past few months and only left a couple weeks ago to return home. Her story is one about experiencing the presence of God. Gloria is the mother of one of the brothers that has been coming …

What’s Your Verse of the Day?

Pastor Pat Devotion, Verse of the Day

One spiritual discipline that is a tremendous help in practicing the presence of God throughout the day is picking one verse from your morning quiet time and “carry it with you”. It is a practice that has been very helpful in my life. After all, the Bible never tells us …

Can Christians Be Sinless?

Pastor Pat Bible Study, Christian Living

As a new Christian, I encountered a man who told me that as Christians we could become sinless. He pointed out 1 John 3:6, which says, “Whoever abides in Him does not sin. Whoever sins has neither seen Him nor known Him.” I was confused. Something just didn’t seem right …