Burbank Faith Today: February 15, 2017

Not sure what Lisa Casas is doing in this picture...but it's nice to have her and her family as part of our church.

Not sure what Lisa Casas is doing in this picture…but it’s nice to have her and her family as part of our church.

Sunday Services: 10:30 AM
505 South Sixth St. Burbank, CA
91501

Scripture For The Day:
“For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.”—John 6:40

When I was about fifteen, I visited my dad up north. He was married to his fourth wife (4th of 8) who was stern but nice to me. Her side of the family came over for dinner. Her niece, about 26 at the time, had a conversation with me about religion.

She said they were Christian but that the church her, and her husband, attended felt the Father needed to be honored equally with the Son. Their theology, which they said was Christian and loving and true…was anything but.

It didn’t sound right to me when I was fifteen, and by the time I was twenty-five, I understood the theology was thoroughly bankrupt and clearly not based on scripture. This was a sweet woman, great husband, well intended but wrong.

Sometimes as believers we fail to recognize bad theology because it is often couched inside people who look like us, sound like us, use our terminology but do not acknowledge who Jesus is and the scripture that speaks of him.

Folks everything…everything…runs through Christ. It is at the name of Jesus that every knee shall bow. Jesus is the way, the truth and the life. And as the scripture says above; it is the Father’s will that everyone who looks to the Son (Jesus) and believes in him will be saved.

That tells me that any thought or theology deviating from Christ…is corrupt, wrong and evil.

Boom!

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Burbank Faith now has a Twitter account. You can follow us at; @BurbankFaithNaz

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valluckYOU ARE LOVED SUNDAY, February 26
…One of the things we do really well at Burbank Faith is the Potluck…Our potlucks are so good that YELP wants to list us in its “Best Places To Eat in Burbank” file…So mark your calendar…connect with us here…at church…sign up…but be sure to join us for our after-church potluck following the worship service on February 26.

…Oh, and bring a friend.

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Wish Phyllis Luque a happy birthday today!

Wish Phyllis Luque a happy birthday today!

Today is Phyllis Luque’s birthday…Phyllis and her husband Tom…and family…attended Burbank Faith for a number of years before moving to Oregon. She follows through FB, be sure to wish her well today.

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Note:
BIG WEDNESDAY—March 15…We are planning on having an All-Church dinner/Bible Study in Martin Hall…If you were around in the old days we used to call these “Dime-A-Dips” and we talked about missions…Dinner will start at 6:30 and then Larry Marak will share a Bible Study…We will have childcare available—Megan Torosian & Emmy Chavez have already volunteered…As of right now we are not intending for this to be a potluck…we will be asking people to sign up…if we reach a certain threshold we may rethink that…We will not being doing pizza…This will not be a weekly thing…but perhaps a couple of times a year…You have six weeks, check your calendar and be a part.

Join on us on March 15, for "Big Wednesday"

Join on us on March 15, for “Big Wednesday”

VBS Goes to Rome: The theme for Vacation Bible School this year is “Rome: Paul & The Underground Church”
The dates are June 26-30…Look at your calendar…share with your friends…Pray for Seana Zilbert, who is directing…Make plans to volunteer.

Reminder: VBS is on the way...June 26-30...

Reminder: VBS is on the way…June 26-30…

July is Camps Month: Remember July is camps month…Junior High, High School & Kids.
District Assembly is July 12-14
(It is one month later this year due to General Assembly (Indianapolis) being held June 21-30.)

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Did You Know?
On this date in 1762 Anglican hymnwriter John Newton wrote in a letter: “We serve a gracious Master who knows how to overrule even our mistakes to His glory and our own advantage.”
—Newton is best known for writing “Amazing Grace”—

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Church Calendar:
February 15:
All Church Prayer Time: 7—to—7:30 PM
Worship Team Practices: 7:30 PM
Adult Bible Study—Judges 13—7:30 PM
February 16: Church Board Meeting, 6:30 PM
February 19: Sunday Service, 10:30 AM…Sunday evening “Prayer Hour” from 6-to-7:PM
February 20: “Riders On The Storm”—7:PM
February 21: Women’s Bible Study—Tonight—7:PM
February 26: “You Are Loved”—Potluck, following morning worship.
March 4: Men’s Breakfast at Harry’s, 8:00 AM
March 4: VBS planning meeting, Martin Hall, 11:AM
March 15: Big Wednesday
March 19: Church Board Elections
April 16: Easter Sunday
May 13: Ladies Tea
May 14: Mother’s Day
May 21: VBS planning meeting, following morning worship.
May 29: Memorial Day
June 26-30: VBS Week

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