Encountering the Real Jesus: Uncertainty

Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church Today’s article is for anyone who has ever had doubts. I’ve found (for the most part) when you’re not sure about God it’s usually not an intellectual thing. When we are unsure about God, it’s usually a circumstantial thing. There are certain circumstances in your life that just don’t make sense. Something happens that rocks your world and your faith. A little background will help us understand what is going on. Herod the Great was the King of Israel when Jesus was born. He’s the one who tried to have Jesus killed as a child. … Continue reading Encountering the Real Jesus: Uncertainty

Cards, Chips, and a Cause

Charity Casino Night, benefiting Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care, will feature mystery prize drawings, silent auction, and door prizes in addition to casino-style gaming. The fundraiser is set for Saturday, July 14 from 6 – 10pm at Gulfside’s West Clinical Office, 6117 Trouble Creek Road in New Port Richey. Each guest will receive fun money tokens for playing games at casino-style tables. Guests will also have the opportunity to win prizes in tournament style games. For a donation of $15, guests may opt to receive a mystery bottle of wine or restaurant gift card worth at least that price … Continue reading Cards, Chips, and a Cause

Encountering the Real Jesus: Unbelievable

Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church When you look at the life of Jesus, many of the people that he encountered were in desperate situations. There is something about desperation that makes you open to God. It’s only when you’re desperate that you experience Gods deliverance. In Mark 4, Jesus has been with his disciples on the Sea of Galilee, and this terrible storm comes out of nowhere. Jesus is exhausted from his day’s work, and he’s asleep on a cushion on the boat during this storm. The disciples interpret this as Jesus not caring. “Jesus, don’t you care?” This is … Continue reading Encountering the Real Jesus: Unbelievable