Alpha: Why and How Should I Read the Bible? – Upper Room

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According to theologian N.T. Wright, when asked how one should read the Bible, he replied, “frequently and thoroughly.” What is it about the Bible that makes it so influential?  Paul says that ALL scripture is inspired… breathed… by God.  It is a book of eternal and ancient, yet surprisingly current, faith.  It never claims to […]

Fall Gospel Concert — Sanctuary

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Today’s service was a special gospel presentation by the FPCP Chancel Choir, accompanied by soloists James Moore and Kimberly Swan, and with a special prelude presented by the Men’s Choir.  The Offertory was a piano duet presented by Dr. Jerry and Sharon Smith.  Dr. Smith also shared a devotional moment on the impact of gospel music today. […]

Alpha: How Can I Have Faith? – Upper Room

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As we begin our  fourth week of the Alpha sermon series, we are examining the question: ‘How can I have faith?’ Faith is a simple concept, and at the same time, it can be a huge challenge to discuss. But when all is said and done, we realize that, at it’s simplest, faith is a journey.  On this journey, sometimes […]

Alpha: How Can I Have Faith? – Sanctuary

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As we begin our  fourth week of the Alpha sermon series, we are examining the question: ‘How can I have faith?’ Faith is a simple concept, and at the same time, it can be a huge challenge to discuss. But when all is said and done, we realize that, at it’s simplest, faith is a journey.  On this journey, sometimes […]

Alpha: Why Did Jesus Die? — Upper Room

As we move into our  third week of the Alpha sermon series, we are examining the question: ‘Why did Jesus die?’ This is a question that has haunted Christians for centuries.  We know that God, who created us, is holy, loving and just, but the world is full of terrible sin and evil.  In fact, we all sin, in […]

Alpha: Why Did Jesus Die? — Sanctuary

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As we move into our  third week of the Alpha sermon series, we are examining the question: ‘Why did Jesus die?’ This is a question that has haunted Christians for centuries.  We know that God, who created us, is holy, loving and just, but the world is full of terrible sin and evil.  In fact, we all sin, in […]

Alpha: Who is Jesus? — Upper Room

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As we dig deeper into our fall sermon series, based on the Alpha program, today we look at Who is Jesus?  Jesus Christ has impacted more lives than any other human in history.  As a result of his life, there are 2.2 billion Christians in the world today.  In fact, Jesus is the answer to 300+ Old Testament […]

Alpha: Who is Jesus? — Sanctuary

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As we dig deeper into our fall sermon series, based on the Alpha program, today we look at Who is Jesus?  Jesus Christ has impacted more lives than any other human in history.  As a result of his life, there are 2.2 billion Christians in the world today.  In fact, Jesus is the answer to 300+ […]