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Lessons and Carols

At College Church, we’re looking forward to our annual Lessons and Carols service this Sunday evening, December 15, at 6:00 p.m. The Chancel Choir and other musicians will guide us through an evening of Lessons and Carols, and I will preach on “Two Propositions That Can Change Your Life” from John 1:1, 14 in our Christmas series “How Christmas Can Change Your Life.” This is a wonderful opportunity to bring family and friends to celebrate with us through Lessons and Carols this Christmas season. 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth....

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The Irony of the First Christmas

This Sunday at 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 a.m., we will continue in our series “How Christmas Can Change Your Life” with a message entitled “The Irony of the First Christmas” from John 1:9-13. 9 The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. 10 He was in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world did not know him. 11 He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him.12 But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, 13 who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God....

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An Interview with Dr. Paul Nyquist

The following article was written for Evangelicals Now and published in their news publication for December 2013. In this month’s column, Josh interviews Dr. Paul Nyquist, president of Moody Bible Institute. JM: What do you love about Moody Bible Institute? PN: Moody is an historic ministry that has been powerfully used by God to expand his kingdom around the world. Throughout its 127-year history, it has remained true to the Word of God, refusing to deviate from its original calling to equip people for vocational Christian ministry. Today, it is reaching more people than ever before in its ministries of education, radio and publishing. Over 3,600 people are currently enrolled in one of Moody’s degree programmes across its system or online. Over one million people tune into a Moody broadcast every week. Over 3.3 million books were sold last year through Moody Publishing, allowing more people to be exposed to the content of God’s Word. It is a...

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God-Centered Witness to the 5 Faith Types

This Sunday at 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 a.m., we will continue in our series “How Christmas Can Change Your Life” with a message entitled “God-Centered Witness to the 5 Faith Types” from John 1:6-8. Join us as we celebrate the second Sunday of Advent at College Church....

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Answers to the 10 Most Common Questions About Christmas

College Church has made available a short book to accompany our Christmas series. It’s called How Christmas Can Change Your Life: Answers to the 10 Most Common Questions About Christmas. You can pick up a copy at College Church in the Commons or at the welcome desks in the Narthex. Give one to a friend, and invite them to join us this Christmas as we think about how Christmas really can change your life. ...

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How Christmas Can Change Your Life

The Advent and Christmas services begin this Sunday, December 1, at 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 a.m. at College Church. Our series this Christmas season is “How Christmas Can Change Your Life.” For the first Sunday of Advent, I’ll be preaching a message entitled “Overcoming the Darkness” from John 1:1-5. For a list of other services this month, visit the College Church website. John 1:1-5 (ESV): In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4 In him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it....

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