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Volunteer Voice: Broken Hearts...Healed

Posted by Brad Rine on

At The Bible Chapel, our Care Giving ministries come alongside people during difficult seasons of life, to be God’s hands and feet as they weather various storms. One of those ministries is DivorceCare, a nationally recognized program that provides support for those going through a...

Live Today’s Gift

Posted by Steven Berringer on

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second best time is today.” “No one ever saved a minute by worrying.” “You can save time, or you can save money, but not both.” These sayings are nuggets of wisdom passed down from parents to children...

Who’s Your Mickey Ripley?

Posted by Ron Moore on

A text from my son Garrison was the first thing I saw when I turned off the alarm on my phone. Garrison is an avid Oklahoma Sooner football fan and receives all the OU news. The press release he sent me that morning, announced that Mickey Ripley, a former OU quarterback, had died. Garrison never...

Be Bold, Be You!

Posted by Jonathan Lingenhoel on

All of us experience fear at some point or another. For some, it’s the fear of heights or darkness that makes our stomachs churn. But for many, it is the fear of the unknown, rejection, speaking up, or failure that stops us in our tracks and keeps us from living the lives we are meant to...

Turning Point: D-Day and the Greatest Generation

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Posted by Kurt DeMarino on

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion (D-Day), and it brings so many things to my mind - G.I. Joe, Rosie the Riveter, and Kilroy Was Here, just to name a few. But D-Day was much more than that. It was the largest seaborne invasion in the history of man, and the major turning...

Does Following God Mean I Can’t Get What I Want?

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Posted by Nate Edwards on

Everyone wants to be happy. I think we can all agree on this. Knowing how to find happiness may not always be as obvious to us, but we all look for it. As Pastor of the Young Adult Ministry and College Ministry at The Bible Chapel, I've observed that many of us are looking for happiness in...

Your Christian Brand

Posted by Ron Moore on

According to a Pew Research poll of 35,000 Americans 18 years and older, 78.4% say they are Christians. That’s an impressive number…until you start to break it down. That’s what Ed Stetzer has down in his article, MissionTrends: 4 Trends for Churches to Consider. Stetzer...

Just Like It Was 2,000 Years Ago

Posted by Dave DiDonato on

Before becoming the Associate Pastor here at The Bible Chapel, Dave DiDonato led our Wilkinsburg Campus for five years. He wrote the following post back in 2016 to share how a moving story from the campus can encourage us to take action. Enjoy! Do you ever wonder sometimes what it was like to...

To Heal a City on a Hill

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Posted by Jim McCarthy on

Almost 400 years ago, the leader of a small group fleeing religious persecution, although not a minister himself, gave a sermon on a ship, the Arabella, as it glided toward landfall to a place now known as Plymouth Rock. The sermon is famous for its use of this sentence, “We shall be as a...