Having the Best Christmas Ever Even If It’s The Worst Christmas Ever

Robby Bradfordadvent, Christianity, Christmas, discipleship, heaven, spirituality, wisdom0 Comments

Below I’m honored to publish a GUEST POST from my wife, Tracy Bradford. _____________________________________ Christmas week has started! School is out of session, Christmas is only days away, and everyone is hustling and bustling with the busyness of the Christmas season… Oh, Christmas Week!  You have so much potential!  You hold the hopes of merriment, joy, happiness, hopefulness, and much … Read More

21 Myths: Jesus’ Resurrection is all the Resurrection There Is

Robby Bradford21 myths, Christianity, death, doctrine, early Christianity, eschatology, heaven, Jesus Christ, Judaism, judgment day, life after death, New Testament, resurrection, theology0 Comments

A lot of Christians in the 21st century, it seems, have lost touch with the ancient, New Testament idea of the resurrection.  Many Christians are mystified by the teaching of the New Testament about resurrection, assuming that arriving in spirit in heaven is the end of blessed existence.However, ancient Judaism (Jesus and the apostles and much of the earliest church … Read More

Why Universalism isn’t a Christian Position

Robby BradfordChristianity, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, heaven, hell, New Testament, Rob Bell, salvation, sin, theology, universalism9 Comments

Here is #24 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here! Q #24:  Won’t God really save everyone in the end?A:  The idea expressed in the question above that Christians have asked for about as long as there has been a Church.  It’s called Universalism.It’s … Read More

GENERATIONS: Inherit & Receive

Robby Bradfordatonement, discipleship, family, First Assembly Community Ministries, grace, heaven, hope, New Testament, preaching, teaching0 Comments

Yesterday we ended the Generations Series on a message about being heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ from Romans 8:15-17.  What a fabulous time it was capping off what has been a key moment in 2013 for our church.  God was working, healing, correcting and giving hope during the past seven Sundays!  Check out the service below!

7 WORDS: Lent 2013 Series

Robby BradfordChristianity, cross, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Good Friday, grace, healing, heaven, Jesus Christ, Lent, New Testament, prayer, spiritual growth, spirituality, Sunday message series, Sunday themes1 Comment

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.”  –1 Corinthians 1:18 The 40-day period of preparation, prayer and fasting leading to Easter  is called “Lent”.  This word is actually the word meaning “spring” in many languages. To prepare ourselves for Easter, we’ll … Read More