Dr. Max Botner: An Appropriate Example: A Call to Action

By Bailie Rouse on September 6, 2019

This week in chapel, Dr. Max Botner kicked off the fall chapel semester theme "An Appropriate Example: A Call to Action" with Hebrews 11:1, which states "Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see."

Two key points in faith are highlighted throughout the sermon. First, our hope as Christians is nothing other than the resurrection, and secondly, our faith is seen…

Dr. John Hilber: Embracing the Word (Ezek. 2:1 - 3:15)

By Bailie Rouse on September 19, 2019

This week in chapel, Dr. John Hilber continued the chapel series on An Appropriate Example: A Call to Action by preaching out of the Scripture Ezekiel 2:1 – 3:15. Although Ezekiel is not listed in the Hall of Faith in Hebrews 11, he is an example of one who faced severe persecution with perseverance even when he did not see the fulfillment of the things he hoped for. In Ezekiel 2, the Lord sends Ezekiel…

Dr. Mike Wittmer | The Life of Faith: Three Takeaways from Hebrews 11

By Bailie Rouse on September 27, 2019

This week in chapel, Dr. Wittmer preached from Hebrews 11, and he identified three key points. First, our faith rests entirely on God, and faith is a gift given to us by the Holy Spirit. Secondly, results may vary. There are some examples of the faith who did not receive what they were promised and who were tortured for their faith; yet they were commended for their faith, and the quality of faith…