2011 is almost here. What if you went to a doctor and he told you you have only one year to live? Would you live your life any differently? Are there things you would do less of? More of? Things you would stop altogether or start doing that you have never done? What about relationships? Are there people you would talk to and what would you say? I bring this up because that is the theme for my message this . . . read more ›
Join us TONIGHT at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside for one of our three Christmas Eve services. They are at 3:00, 5:00 and 7:00 pm. We will also webcast it all live at www.harvest.org.
Tonight at Harvest Orange County we will be having our “Eve before Christmas Eve” service. There is going to be an amazing concert featuring the outstanding Harvest Worship Band performing all your Christmas favorites, some like you have never heard before. My message title is “A (Messed up) Family Christmas.” If you are like me, then you did not come from a ‘perfect family.’ Rather,you might describe yourself as coming from a ‘dysfunctional family’. Despite that, God can put broken . . . read more ›
A real war has been raging over Christmas. Many retailers have instructed their employees to no longer say, “Merry Christmas,” but to say, “Seasons Greetings” or “Happy Holidays” instead. We see this trend being carried through to the public schools and other places. Some school districts in Florida and New Jersey have prohibited the singing of Christmas carols altogether. And in Texas of all places, a school confiscated one child’s gifts for classmates, which were pencils with the inscription, “Jesus . . . read more ›
Christmas is almost here, and that means getting together with family. And that is part of the problem! Because we all have pretty messed up families! The good news is that God can intervene even in the most dysfunctional families. Guess what? Jesus Christ Himself came from a very unusual family tree. He had some rather unsavory characters that made their way into the most exclusive genealogy in human history, I am speaking of course of the family tree of . . . read more ›