Throughout history some books have been so hated that government would have them burned. Several periods have recorded the burning of the Bible in different parts of the world. But during the period of the Reformation(roughly 1500-1650AD), it was the church itself that burned Bibles! Not only did they burn Bibles, but they executed those who translated it into various languages and anyone caught reading the Bible. Today, the Bible is not being burned in American, but it is intact being attacked, and many have endeavored to discredit it. Even “so-called” Christians and Christian churches are treating it as a ‘man made’ invention – saying
Do you ever wonder how the Church ended up in Boise, ID? In other words, how did the Christian faith make it from a little place in modern day Israel to downtown Boise? The answer may surprise you. This Sunday, as we wrap up our series “Sent,” discover the plan Jesus used to reach the world and how it is still the plan today. Grace and Truth is a ministry of First Baptist Church in Boise that airs each Sunday morning at 8:30 AM MST. Each broadcast is the teaching of Pastor Bruce Young and other First Baptist Pastors. Their hope is that you are able to
Grace and Truth is a ministry of First Baptist Church in Boise that airs each Sunday morning at 8:30 AM MST. Each broadcast is the teaching of Pastor Bruce Young and other First Baptist Pastors. Their hope is that you are able to connect with God and able to move toward extraordinary living through what you hear and experience.
Jesus said, “As the Father has sent me, I now send you.” Jesus also said “the harvest is ripe and ready,” meaning that people are already prepared to hear and receive the good news of the gospel. However, for most of us, that has not been our experience. At least for me, no one is breaking down my door asking me to hear about Jesus and saying they want to know God. In fact, last Sunday Robert Frazier shared with us the astounding statistic that 57% of people in Ada County claim to have no religious affiliation. That represents a huge departure from the Christian