Convoy of Hope Returning to Greater Lafayette

Robby BradfordChurch life, community development, community outreach, Indiana, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County0 Comments

Next fall, Convoy of Hope will partner with local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits during a community celebration in Lafayette on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds in Lafayette.  During the celebration, Convoy of Hope and the Greater Lafayette community will provide goods and services, including free groceries, health services, shoes for children, haircuts, family portraits, job services, a … Read More

River City Leadership College Details for 2017-2018

Robby Bradfordcollege, First Assembly Community Ministries, Indiana, Lafayette, leadership development, ministry, ministry preparation, pastoral studies, River City Leadership College0 Comments

First Assembly Community Ministries, soon to be known as River City Church, in Lafayette, Indiana offers River City Leadership College in the fall of 2017 for its third academic year! The college is a ministry school partner of Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas (about an hour south of Dallas by car) and will deliver online content for fully … Read More

What Makes River City Leadership College Different from Other Schools?

Robby BradfordFirst Assembly Community Ministries, Indiana, Lafayette, ministry preparation, River City Leadership College, Southwestern Assemblies of God University, vocational ministry0 Comments

River City Leadership College (RCLC) is a unique, university-level experience that has strong advantages for students who are preparing for ministry.  At first glance, RCLC, a new partner of Southwestern Assemblies of God University(SAGU), and located at First Assembly Community Ministries (FACM) in Lafayette, Indiana, seems similar to other colleges.  This fully-accredited program, offering degrees in Bible and Church Leadership … Read More

Update on River City Leadership College

Robby Bradfordeducation, First Assembly Community Ministries, Indiana, Lafayette, ministry preparation, River City Leadership College0 Comments

Here’s a quick update on River City Leadership College, the new way to receive a fully-accredited, ministry-related degree in Lafayette, Indiana through Southwestern Assemblies of God University, hosted by First Assembly Community Ministries! We had 7 students study in this first academic year.  Already, we’re receiving applicants for this fall!  We hope to double the number of people who are taking … Read More

5 Ways to Attend River City Leadership College

Robby Bradfordeducation, First Assembly Community Ministries, Indiana, Lafayette, leadership development, ministry preparation, River City Leadership College, vocational ministry0 Comments

I’m so excited!  First Assembly Community Ministries in Lafayette, Indiana will offer River City Leadership College, this coming September, in collaboration with Southwestern Assemblies of God University.  Fully accredited, ministry-related degrees at $12,380 a year for full-time, residential students will be available. Last year we had 7 students who were part of the inaugural group. Already, we have a number of … Read More

God-Sized Miracle for First Assembly Community Center!

Robby BradfordChurch life, community outreach, First Assembly Community Center, First Assembly Community Ministries, First Assembly Community Properties, Indiana, Lafayette, outreach1 Comment

The developing First Assembly Community Center (formerly South Plaza) at the intersection of Beck Lane and Old U.S. 231 on Lafayette’s south side just received a boost that leaders acknowledge only God could have engineered. In the summer of 2014, First Assembly Community Ministries acquired the exclusive right to purchase the property for approximately $600,000 after some businessmen from the … Read More

It’s Christmas–Come Back to Church!

Robby Bradfordadvent, Christmas, Christmas Eve, Church life, family, Indiana, Lafayette, outreach0 Comments

So many people return to church at Christmas time that there’s even a joke about it. One Sunday a man is leaving church, and he says to the minister, “You need to expand your repertoire.  Every time I come here, you’re talking about Jesus being born in a manger.  He must’ve done more than that!” Why do so many people come to church at … Read More

John Bevere Coming to First Assembly

Robby Bradfordcommunity outreach, events, First Assembly Community Ministries, Indiana, John Bevere, Lafayette0 Comments

John Bevere, internationally-known author and speaker, is coming to First Assembly Community Ministries at 108 Beck Lane in Lafayette, Indiana on Tuesday, August 25 at 7PM to present a message connected to his latest book, Good or God. Bevere, known for exceptional inspiration and insight into the Christian faith, has roots in Greater Lafayette, as he attended Purdue and First … Read More