A Life of Significance is worth seeking

A Life of Significance is worth seeking

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 If you’re like most people you spend your days just trying to survive. You’ve probably said things like “I’ve just got to get through the […]

Murrieta Temecula Republican Assembly hosts Debunking Evolution lecture

TEMECULA – Nearly two-thirds of students will reject their faith by the time they’ve finished college, the result of a constant bombardment of secular lessons. A new nonprofit project, “Debunking Evolution,” aims to combat that influence by teaching students the scientific case against evolution. The project’s creators said they are “committed to providing Christian families with Biblically […]

Why I say interfaith prayers

Rev. Bill Freeman Special to Valley News A Catholic priest, a Baptist preacher and a rabbi are talking about their ministries over their weekly lunch. They say anybody can get people to partake of their religious traditions, but it’d be a real challenge to do that with a bear. They each agree to try. The […]

You’re designed for God’s family

You’re designed for God’s family

“God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure,” according to Ephesians 1:5. Have you ever wondered where you belong in life? You’re not alone. People all over the planet are asking […]

Who are you becoming?

We were out for brunch Sunday and asked our server about the eggs. After telling us our options, someone in our party mentioned how knowledgeable he was about eggs. He stood with pride and said, “I learned that from Arnold!” He was pretty excited to let us know he was following in the former Mr. […]

You worship God by surrendering

I’ve talked to a lot of people who deliberately show up late to church just so they miss the worship. This is ironic considering God created you to worship. What we often miss is that true worship is far more than music and singing on Sunday morning. True worship is a lifestyle. Romans 12:1-2 states, […]

You’re an on-purpose person

You’re an on-purpose person

“Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love,” Ephesians 1:4. We have a lot of accidents in life, don’t we? We get in car accidents, we spill our drinks and we even […]

Leave negative thoughts behind

Leave negative thoughts behind

“Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if anything is excellent or praiseworthy, think about such things,” Philippians 4:8. Have you ever had a song stuck in your head? If you have, you know it can be torturous. The same can be said for […]

Jesus is the one who can calm your storm

Life throws a lot of storms our way. Doesn’t it? Our relationships face them, our finances face them and even our health faces them. There’s a high chance you’re facing one right now. Storms are part of life, but they don’t have to ruin it. Dealing with the storms of life can often feel like […]

The Interfaith Council presents a ‘Night of Music’

TEMECULA – The Interfaith Council of Murrieta and Temecula Valley will present its annual “Night of Music” Sunday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. The program will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church, 31143 Nicolas Road, in Temecula and will feature groups and singers of various faiths from throughout the community. The evening is free to […]