Member Highlight: Pastor Jesse Richardson Recently Pastor Jesse was interviewed by the Christian Missionary Alliance. We wanted share with you the below content. “I think that yielding to the call of God…there’s no better place to be.” – Jesse Richardson From time to time we’ll be highlighting members of our CPD family to get to…

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Wash in the Waters Again

Wash in the Waters Again Article by David Mathis Executive Editor, desiringGod.org Visible words. That was the Reformers’ term for baptism and the Lord’s Supper. In complement to the spoken words of gospel preaching, these twin rhythms of the gathered church are dramatizations of the grace of God. These “visible words” rehearse for us the center of our…

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When Kids Ask Hard Questions

When Kids Ask Hard Questions Hannah Baehr / July 20, 2017 How do we know everything in the Bible is true? If we don’t sin in heaven, is God controlling us? God doesn’t have a body. But Jesus is God, and Jesus has a body. So doesn’t God have a body? Where’s Jesus’s body now? How can…

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Scratching Itches

In a world that is constantly pursuing acceptance and love, someone once wrote the following jingle for a commercial that settles it once and for all, “I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener, that is what I truly want to be. For if I were an Oscar Mayer wiener, everyone would be in love…

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Your Kids Hear More Than Your Words The Power of Living Like the Gospel Is True Article by Olan Stubbs Director, Campus Outreach, Birmingham If you are a member of Christ’s body, you are called to help other people grow in godliness: “You were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity…

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Ken Silva

We are thrilled to be having Ken Silva as a guest speaker at Sierra Bible Church next Sunday – July 9th. Join us to hear what he has to say! More about Ken… Ken J. Silva Biography Ken Silva graduated from California State University in Long Beach in 1970 as a Physical Therapist. There he…

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Christ himself is the builder

“He shall build the temple of the Lord; and he shall bear the glory.” Zechariah 6:13 Christ himself is the builder of his spiritual temple, and he has built it on the mountains of his unchangeable affection, his omnipotent grace, and his infallible truthfulness. But as it was in Solomon’s temple, so in this; the…

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Waves of Grace

As a young Christian, the grace of God does not seem to have many dimensions. Saved by grace is the knowledge that fills the life of a new believer. It is only as we walk with Christ through the ups and downs of life that we begin to see that the grace of God permeates…

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Afflictions and the Word of God

“Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep Your word. It was good for me that I was afflicted, that I may learn Your statute” (Psalm 119:67 & 71). As Christians, God’s Word, The Holy Bible, is our rule for life. Its laws, its precepts, and its commandments, provide the framework in…

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Abiding in the Vine

In His discourse about the vine and the branches in John 15, Jesus alludes to the fact that branch that is not connected to the vine cannot be fruitful since it is cut off from the vine and the root which supports the vine. As the snows of winter are melting in our community, we…

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