What does the Bible say about SMOKING POT?

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This question is #2 of The 31 Questions series on this blog, leading up to Q Sunday on February 1, 2015!Q #2:  What does the Bible say about smoking marijuana?A:  While the Bible does not address smoking marijuana, the scriptures do, in a variety of ways, discourage altering consciousness for the cause of pleasure. It might surprise you to know … Read More


Robby Bradford31 questions, Bible, Christian living, discover, grow, learn, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, theology, wonderLeave a Comment

For the next 31 days, I’ll be posting a question a day I’ve received from someone from the congregation at First Assembly Community Ministries.  Feel free to send me questions at this email address! This is all in preparation for what will happen on Super Bowl Sunday morning, February 1, 2015 at First Assembly.  During the 9 and 11AM services, … Read More

Q Sunday–Second Service

Robby Bradfordapologetics, Bible, Church life, creation, discipleship, First Assembly Community Ministries, outreach, Q Sunday, Question and Answer1 Comment

We had two unique services on Super Bowl Sunday morning, February 2!  Posted below is the Q&A from our now annual forum that allows people to submit questions on all kinds of stuff related to faith, the church, the Bible, etc. and give me a chance to bring answers. This year was no disappointment and resulted in more questions answered … Read More

Q Sunday–1st Service

Robby BradfordBible, Church life, discipleship, First Assembly Community Ministries, morality, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, spirituality, teaching1 Comment

I LOVE Q Sunday!  It’s a time when I take a lot of questions on a variety of topics and answer them, for the most part, on the spot!  It makes my heart race, and our congregation seems to really love it! Here’s the first service’s Q Sunday experience that involved polls, Q&A and some laughs!  Click the video below … Read More

The Eternal God

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Lord, you have been our dwelling place    throughout all generations.2 Before the mountains were born    or you brought forth the whole world,    from everlasting to everlasting you are God. –Psalm 90:1-2Psalm 90 often makes it into Advent readings on more than one day of the December period of waiting. Why so much focus on this Psalm?  Because it turns our eyes from the momentary, the … Read More

The Branch and The Second Coming

Robby Bradfordadvent, Bible, Bible study, Christianity, Christmas, Davidic Covenant, discipleship, Jesus Christ, Old Testament, prophecy, rapture, second coming, Sunday themesLeave a Comment

 1 A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse;    from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. 2 The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him—    the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding,    the Spirit of counsel and of might,    the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the LORD— 3 and he will delight in the fear of the LORD.    He will not judge by … Read More


Robby Bradfordauthority, Bible, Christianity, First Assembly Community Ministries, gospel, Jesus Christ, New Testament, preaching, rapture, second coming, teachingLeave a Comment

Today we finished three weeks on three identities of Jesus.  This message focused on the part about Jesus that may be the most difficult for us to accept and apply–he’s a king who wants to control everything. Take a moment to check out a message that was uncomfortable compared with the messages on Jesus being a savior and a healer, … Read More


Robby BradfordBible, Christianity, family, First Assembly Community Ministries, generations, healthy, preaching, salvation, Sunday message series, teachingLeave a Comment

What a rich and multi-textured series this has been!  This message focuses on the fact that God intends for salvation not belong to just individuals, but for the whole family. If you’ve had a chance to take in these messages, what would you say has been the thing that has impacted you most deeply? You can see the message in … Read More

Bible Study Fellowship Receiving Hundreds of Women

Robby BradfordBible, Bible studies, Bible study, discipleship, First Assembly Community Ministries, outreach, spiritual growth, Women's Ministries1 Comment

Thursday mornings at First Assembly Community Ministries have changed!  We’re packed with hundreds of women and more than 100 of their children.  They’re coming to our church to attend Bible Study Fellowship (BSF). BSF offers extraordinary Bible teaching, small groups and children’s ministry aimed in our setting at women and their children. Anyone is welcome, and the study has just … Read More