4 Steps for Drawing Closer to God

Robby Bradford31 questions, Bible, discipleship, grow, life groups, prayer, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, spiritual disciplines, spiritual growth, spirituality1 Comment

Here is #29 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 #29:  I have fallen away from God.  How do I, now that I am trying to get closer to God, and leave my past behind me, have a better relationship with God?  I … Read More

Why Fast? 3 Powerful Reasons

Robby Bradford31 Days, Bible studies, Christianity, Church life, discipleship, fast, fasting, First Assembly Community Ministries, grow, Jesus Christ, miracles, prayer, spiritual growfth, spirituality, worship2 Comments

Here is #28 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 #28:  I’ve heard you talk about fasting as an important spiritual discipline in the life of a believer.  I’ve never done it.  Why should I do it? A:  This is a timely … Read More

5 Strategies for Weathering Seasons of Disappointment

Robby Bradford31 questions, Bible study, character, Christianity, Church life, discipleship, sin, spiritual growth, spirituality6 Comments

Here is #26 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 #26:  How can I get through a season of crushing disappointment?A:  Disappointment visits everyone’s life from time to time.When that person you admired has a personal scandal exposed to the whole world.When that … Read More

#filled–Praying in Tongues

Robby Bradfordbaptism in the Holy Spirit, Charismatic Christianity, Holy Spirit, New Testament, Pentecostalism, spiritual disciplines, spiritual gifts, spiritual growth, spiritualityLeave a Comment

Speaking in tongues, glossolalia, praying in the spirit.  This New Testament practice remains one of the most controversial and misunderstood elements of Christian spirituality.  The Church often disagrees with itself about it, and an onlooking, unbelieving thinks it’s outrageous. Learn more here in the message below about the power of praying languages the speakers don’t themselves understand.  There’s some incredible … Read More

Free*–The Enemy Who Steals Freedom

Robby BradfordBible study, Christianity, demons, First Assembly Community Ministries, Jesus Christ, New Testament, Satan, spirituality, Sunday message series3 Comments

The devil is working against you and me.  He wants to do everything he can to steal our freedom and bind us up. Check out this message for an understanding of how the enemy works against and how to tear down spiritual strongholds. The New Testament can’t be read without taking seriously this element of spiritual powers that are out … Read More

Divine DNA–March 2014 Sunday Series

Robby Bradfordbaptism in the Holy Spirit, discipleship, discover, events, First Assembly Community Ministries, Holy Spirit, preaching, spiritual gifts, spiritual growth, spirituality, teachingLeave a Comment

DNA–deoxyribonucleic acid–the building block of all living organisms was only discovered by scientists about 60 years ago.  The applications and cascading discoveries continue to bloom, it seems, as the years pass by. From March 2 to April 6, 2014, we’ll be focusing on how God’s Spirit infuses us with his character and power.  Below, you’ll see what is scheduled for this … 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 Result of Fasting

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1 “Shout it aloud, do not hold back.    Raise your voice like a trumpet.Declare to my people their rebellion   and to the descendants of Jacob their sins.2 For day after day they seek me out;    they seem eager to know my ways,as if they were a nation that does what is right   and has not forsaken the commands of its God.They ask me for … Read More

Ghosts, Gobblins, and the Rest of It

Robby Bradfordbeliefs, Bible study, Christianity, discipleship, Jesus Christ, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, Satan, spirituality1 Comment

Q:  What do Christians believe about ghosts, hauntings and the paranormal?A:  It was just a couple weeks ago that this question came to me in a Facebook message.  I wanted to deal with it here because this is the sort of question that I have been asked about by a lot of people from a variety of backgrounds and from … Read More