We are a traditional, Bible-believing church, committed to upholding the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our services are a time to worship God through music, be encouraged by testimonies of God working in lives today, and hear practical, relevant, Bible-based sermons. We hope you can visit us at one of hundreds of locations around the world.
The cover article, "Steady and Unshaken," encourages believers to focus on God's kingdom when the world around us is in turmoil. Other topics in this edition include foundational truths from Genesis 1-3, practical advice for training children in the Lord, the testimony of a man from a Muslim family who found victory in Christ, and more. We pray it will be a blessing to you! Click here to read it.
Today's devotional gives practical ways to apply God's Word to your life. The Sunday School page has all the lessons for the upcoming week. The World Report shares news from our churches around the globe. Find even more online resources in the Library.
A few years ago our family lived in Central Point, Oregon. Our house there had a 16-by-32-foot swimming pool so we would often have some of the folks from the church come over to swim. Many times, ...
I wondered why evil things were happening in the world, and why there was such fierce disagreement between the Christians and Muslims in Nigeria. I thought there must be answers to these questions, and the genuine desire of my heart was to find them.Ola Balogun
The Beatitudes and Christ’s teaching to love even your enemies struck me deeply. It was clear to me that the kind of life Jesus described was not normal or conventional wisdom. A person could never live that way naturally; it could only be divine. I felt in my heart that if there is a way for a person to actually live that way, it must be the true religion, and that person would definitely make Heaven.Ola Balogun
The media center gives you access to the live webcast and video archive of the services held at our headquarters church in Portland, Oregon. The podcast library includes playlists with sermons from recent meetings, special events, and some favorites from the past.