Contributed on Jul 4, 2010
Trials are designed to teach us so that our conduct and character changes.
Defining Trials Hebrews 12:5-11 Rev. Brian Bill 7/4/10 About two weeks ago I received a phone call from someone who was in great distress. After recounting the details of what had happened, the following question was uttered in a loud, yet broken voice: “Pastor Brian, does God hate ...read more
Contributed on Jul 11, 2010
God wants to grow us through the garbage in our lives.
Why Trials Come James 1:2-8 Rev. Brian Bill 7/11/10 I began the message last week with a question from a PBC member. I begin today with a series of questions from someone else. She has been wracked with worry and pummeled with pain: “Why does it seem some people just can’t get ...read more
Contributed on Jul 18, 2010
God works His good through our trials when we pray and when we stay.
How to Handle Hardship James 1:2-5 Rev. Brian Bill 7/18/10 I came across this response from a man who was asked for additional information from an insurance company. In blank #3 of the accident form, I put “trying to do the job alone” as the cause of my accident. You said in ...read more
Contributed on Jul 25, 2010
God loves to bring out His purposes through our problems.
God’s Purpose in our Problems 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Rev. Brian Bill 7/25/10 Lydia and I went to the Demolition Derby at the 4-H Fair this past week and had a blast. I loved watching drivers take aim at each other with the attempt to demolish or disable one another. We saw some great smash ...read more