Pastors' Blog

A shepherding tool of San Gabriel Community Church

Here is a short article encouraging Christian families to attend church this Sunday, Christmas Day:

http://ftc.co/resource-library/1/2493

If you are debating whether or not to join us on Sunday, I would especially invite you to give it a careful read. I think the author gives some compelling reasons to gather with the saints on this special day.

Merry Christmas!

- Pastor Greg

One Christmas family tradition in the Halverson home has been the observation of Advent. In various ways—some formal, some lighthearted—in the days of December leading up to Christmas, we have kept this tradition.  Around the dinner table we have read Scripture and have taken turns lighting candles on an advent wreath. One of the kid’s favorite advent traditions (even now that they are all adults) is chocolate advent calendars.

Kristen and I both grew up in church traditions that formally... Read More

Brian Jose recently posted a great article on The Gospel Coalition blog about Albania. From an officially atheistic country less than a generation ago, Albania has become a country with strong evangelical church bodies who have a passion to reach the Balkans for Christ.

Please read, learn, and pray!

https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/europes-backdoor-drugs-sex-trafficking-jihadism

-Pastor Dave Halverson

I was asked to share the blog post referenced at the beginning of Sunday’s sermon. In it the author traces a number of images Scripture provides that describe what God does with the sin of his children. I pray that it is an encouragement to you!

http://www.challies.com/articles/what-god-does-with-your-sin

Blessings,

Pastor Greg