Bulletin (August 19, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to church! Have you ever attended an outdoor baptism? It’s an extraordinary experience. Situated not far from our campus, in the Middle Fork of Davis Creek, two of our members (Chuck and Rachel Kinder) host the perfect spot in their back yard. From w … [Read more...]

Bulletin (August 12, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to church! We’ve prayed all week for these services to inspire and strengthen your faith. Please make yourself at home. Do you come from a perfect family? Are your holiday dinners and birthday parties stress-free? Do rainbows and unicorns color all your c … [Read more...]

Sermon Series: This is Us

August/September Series Do you come from a perfect family? Are your holiday dinners and birthday parties stress free? Do rainbows and unicorns color all your childhood memories? This is unlikely even in the best families, and it is equally unlikely in the church. Life is messy. Community can be … [Read more...]

Let the Nations Be Glad: The Supremacy of God in Missions

August 5, 2018 - Sermon Series: Summer in the Psalms Sermon: The Best Way to Pray Book: Let the Nations Be Glad: The Supremacy of God in Missions by John Piper … [Read more...]

Bulletin (August 5, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to church! Many thanks to so many who’ve shared how a particular message from the Psalms has challenged you this summer. The simplicity of Psalm 1 taught us how to pray (June 3). Psalm 51 showed us how to confess our sins (June 10). Psalm 73 gave us p … [Read more...]

Bulletin (July 29, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to church! We’ve prayed all week for these services to inspire and strengthen your faith. Please help yourself to coffee and donut holes near the fireplace, and make yourself at home. While my family and I are away on vacation, I’m glad my friend, Lee Wal … [Read more...]

Bulletin (July 22, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to church! Thanks for spending your Sunday morning with us. While my family and I are away on vacation, I’m glad Pastor Ted Tanzey can bring today’s message from the Psalms. Over the last 30 years, many of you have grown to love and know Ted thr … [Read more...]

Praying with Jesus: A Year of Daily Prayers & Reflections…

July 15, 2018 - Sermon Series: Summer in the Psalms Sermon: Praying Your Discouragement, Depression, and Despair Book: Praying with Jesus: A Year of Daily Prayers and Reflections on the Words and Actions of Jesus by Eugene Peterson … [Read more...]

Bulletin (July 15, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! It’s an honor to spend the morning digging deeply into God’s Word together. Today is week #7 in our series, Summer in the Psalms. So far, we’ve learned how to use the Bible as a prayer book or a spring board to enhance and deepen our own p … [Read more...]

The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms

July 8, 2018 - Sermon Series: Summer in the Psalms Sermon: Prayers of Worship Book:  The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms by Tim & Kathy Keller … [Read more...]

Bulletin (July 8, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! Whether you are a regular attender, local guest, or traveling visitor, we’ve prayed all week for these services to inspire and strengthen your faith. Please help yourself to coffee and donut holes near the fireplace, and make yourself at … [Read more...]

Healing is a Choice

July 1, 2018 - Sermon Series: Summer in the Psalms Sermon: Help, Lord! Somebody Has Hurt Me. Book:  Healing is a Choice by Stephen Arterburn … [Read more...]

Bulletin (July 1, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! Thanks for spending your Sunday morning with us. Today marks the half-way point of our Summer in the Psalms series. We’re traversing through ten Psalms, each expressing a different kind of prayer in response to life’s hardships or to t … [Read more...]

This Week’s Recommended Books

June 24, 2018 - Sermon Series: Summer in the Psalms Sermon: Your Creation is Beautiful! Books:   The New Answers Book 1 by Ken Ham Searching for Adam by Terry Mortenson Replacing Darwin by Nathaniel T. Jeanson   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (June 24, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! Thanks for spending your Sunday morning with us. This summer we’re praying through the Psalms as a church family. There’s still time to jump in! Pick up your free Summer in Psalms study guide at the Info Desk, or view it on our app. If … [Read more...]

The Cry of the Soul

This Week's Recommended Book June 17, 2018 - Sermon Series: Summer in the Psalms Sermon: Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Book: The Cry of the Soul: How our Emotions Reveal our Deepest Questions About God by Dan Allender   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (June 17, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center Church, and Happy Father’s Day! We celebrate the birthplace of Mother’s Day here in West Virginia, but where did Father’s Day originate? After listening to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909, Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Washington wanted a speci … [Read more...]

Bulletin (June 10, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! It’s an honor to spend the morning growing in God’s Word together. Let me invite you to join me back here this evening (6 PM) for our Annual Family Meeting. We host this event each year to celebrate the past, clarify the present, and c … [Read more...]

Bulletin (June 3, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! What would happen if you told God how you really feel or what you really think? Have you ever found yourself praying the same words over and over again without really opening up with God? No other part of the Bible exposes our … [Read more...]

Bulletin (May 27, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! Thanks for spending part of your holiday weekend with us. What does Memorial Day mean to you? Maybe your favorite pool opens. Perhaps you’ll plant a few flowers, paint the deck, or blow the dust off the weed-eater. For Lowe’s and Home … [Read more...]

Sermon Series | Summer in the Psalms

June-August Sermon Series What would happen if you told God how you really feel or what you really think? Have you ever found yourself praying the same words over and over again without really opening up with God? No other part of the Bible exposes our inner struggles more than the Psalms. Each … [Read more...]

Bulletin (May 20, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Today, we’re thrilled to honor our graduates! This is an unforgettable time in their lives. Some are graduating from high school, others from college, and others from post-graduate work. It’s a joy to celebrate and pray for these hard-working men and wom … [Read more...]

Bulletin (May 13, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! We’re thrilled to have you with us, especially on this Mother’s Day. Today gives us another reason to love our great state. Mother’s Day was first celebrated in the early 1900’s in Grafton, WV. Anna Jarvis held a special service to giv … [Read more...]

God and Money: How We Discovered True Riches at Harvard Business School

This Week's Recommended Book May 6, 2018 - Sermon Series: For the Gospel. For the City. Sermon: Generous Book: God and Money: How We Discovered True Riches at Harvard Business School by Andy Stanley   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (May 6, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! Many thanks to all who attended last Sunday’s Municipal Auditorium service. You can see the entire service on our app, Facebook page, or website. Since my arrival back home two years ago, God has been calling our church to be All-in! for … [Read more...]

Bulletin (April 29, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Thanks for joining us on this special Sunday! Today, as you sit in the largest theater in West Virginia, you’re making history. If these Art Deco walls could whisper, they would tell stories of hundreds of thousands of people who’ve entered to watch and hear d … [Read more...]

Deep & Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend

This Week's Recommended Book April 22, 2018 - Sermon Series: For the Gospel. For the City. Sermon: Growing Book: Deep & Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend by Andy Stanley   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (April 22, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, We’re glad you’re here! Whether you are a local guest, traveling visitor, or regular attender, we’ve prayed all week for these services to inspire and strengthen your faith. Please help yourself to coffee and donut holes out near the fireplace, and make yourself at … [Read more...]

Stop Dating the Church! Fall in Love with the Family of God

This Week's Recommended Book April 15, 2018 - Sermon Series: For the Gospel. For the City. Sermon: United Book: Stop Dating the Church! Fall in Love with the Family of God by Joshua Harris   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (April 15, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Thanks for spending your Sunday morning with us! On behalf of our pastors and staff, I’m thrilled to have you here. The most popular Bible verse in history, John 3:16, reminds us, For God so loved the world... God’s love extends to all 195 countries and to the 7,6 … [Read more...]