Short-Term Missions Trips at First Assembly in 2015

Robby BradfordAfrica, AGWM, Assemblies of God, compassion, Convoy of Hope, First Assembly Community Ministries, Haiti, missions, Togo, work tripsLeave a Comment

Three trips are being organized by First Assembly Community Ministries in 2015!  See below for more details. Intercession Trip in March.  Next month, we will see a team go to pray with missionaries in a sensitive country.  We’re thrilled to see the six people going to encourage our partners there and to pray for breakthrough in a part of the … Read More


Robby BradfordAssemblies of God, compassion, Convoy of Hope, disaster relief, missions, natural disasterLeave a Comment

Maybe like me, you’ve sat in front of your screen gawking at the widespread and almost unfathomable devastation and wondered how you can help.  Below you can watch a video about how the Assemblies of God is partnering with Convoy of Hope, the designated relief partner of the Assemblies of God, to reach out to tornado victims in Moore, Oklahoma. … Read More

Graduate Goes to El Salvador

Robby BradfordAGWM, Assemblies of God, Church life, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, missions1 Comment

Landon Thompson just graduated from McCutcheon High School here in Lafayette, Indiana this past month.  He’s a popular kid who’s been raised by John and Bonnie Thompson who have long emphasized serving, giving, and missions.  Two of his siblings attended a discipleship school called Master’s Commission in Fort Myers, Florida where young people are encouraged to find the anchor to … Read More

God Cannot Lie

Robby BradfordAssemblies of God, First Assembly of God Lafayette, philosophy, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, theology1 Comment

Q:  If God is all-powerful, then how can he not be able to lie? A:  The answer to this question, turned in on an index card on Sunday, February 6, 2011 is kind of philosophical, as the question is rather philosophical in nature. Because God is the sum of all superlative positive attributes, a lie would go against the definition … Read More


Robby BradfordAssemblies of God, character, Christianity, discipleshipLeave a Comment

This past Monday evening, the evening of my 42nd birthday, I was privileged to listen to Jim Bradford, General Secretary of the Assemblies of God, speak on Josiah.  His message was ripe and full of good things and aimed at ministers under 50 years of age.  I have enjoyed listening to Dr. Bradford on the occasions that I have heard … Read More

A Christian Response to the Killing of Osama bin Laden

Robby BradfordAssemblies of God, Christianity, discipleship, early Christianity, Jesus Christ, Osama bin Laden, pacifism, Question and Answer, war, war on terror3 Comments

I perceive a divided opinion among Christians over the killing of Osama bin Laden.  Some Christians are thrilled at the news that bin Laden is dead at the hands of American special forces.  Other Christians believe the proper response is almost mourning, as bin Laden has been sent, almost certainly, to a Christ-less eternity. Perhaps I am foolish to try … Read More