Message: “Church Matters” from Nate Keeler

A message from the series "Church Matters." Based on the scripture passage Psalm 52:8-9, Pastor Nate reflects on the history and future of Brandywine Valley Baptist Church. This message looks at God's past faithfulness to our congregation, our present flourishing and our hope for the future. Church leaders present updates...

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Message: “Romans: The Law” from Nate Keeler

A message from the series "Romans Part 1: The Problem." In Romans 2:12-29, the apostle Paul illustrates that all of humanity - those without the "law" and those with the "law" - are judged by God. The "law" is God's divine standard of righteousness, first revealed to the Jewish people...

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Message: “Romans: God the Judge” from Guest Speaker

A message from the series "Romans Part 1: The Problem." In Romans chapter 1, the apostle Paul traces the downward spiral of the human race, showing the Gentiles (non-Jews) their immoral lifestyle and guilt before a holy God. In chapter 2:1-11, Paul is dealing with the Jews who saw themselves...

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Message: “Romans: The Gravity of the Fall” from Nate Keeler

A message from the series "Romans Part 1: The Problem." In Romans 1:18-32, we see that the downward spiral of humanity's "fall" has resulted in idolatry of all kinds. God's wrath - that is, His settled, fair and righteous disposition toward sinful humanity - is deserved and revealed. Each of...

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Message: “Romans: Gospel Greetings” from Nate Keeler

A message from the series "Romans Part 1: The Problem." The Apostle Paul headlines his letter to the Romans with its theme of good news; this is the meaning of the word "gospel." In Romans 1:1-17 Paul introduces himself to his readers and his message. We learn that Paul is...

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Message: “Work as Worship: Your Faith at Work” from Nate Keeler

A message from the series "Work as Worship." We often make a false distinction between the sacred and the secular; however, we are called to make disciples and be ambassadors of Christ everywhere, including our workplace. How do we winsomely plant seeds and introduce people to Christ through our vocation...

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Message: “Work as Worship: Work Attitude and Ethic” from Nate Keeler

A message from the series "Work as Worship." The scripture passages in 1 Corinthians 12:4-7 and Colossians 3:22-25 reveal five ways to approach work as worship. First, work according to your divine design; that is, discover your internal calling. Second, pursue work that is beneficial. This kind of work contributes...

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Message: “Work as Worship: Created for Work” from Todd Johnson

A message from the series "Work as Worship." All work matters to God because God Himself worked, and we are created in the image of God (Genesis 1:31). Our work reflects His activity, reveals God's glory and fills our lives with productivity. We see from scripture that our work is...

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Message: “Better Together” from Nate Keeler

A message from the series "Better Together." All humans share the need to belong. Sociologists define healthy belonging as the convergence of four basic elements: security, authenticity, maturity and mission. The Church ought to be a place where people can find all these elements because Jesus Christ designed His church...

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