Fear of the Unknown

God calls Gideon a mighty warrior and yet he is threshing wheat in a winepress hiding from his enemies. The truth is that Gideon is afraid of the unknown. God is calling us to follow Him into the unknown and every one of us has opportunities to influence others that we often don’t see in […]

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When Your Courage Runs Out

When Queen Jezebel threatens to kill Elijah, he finds that his courage is gone, and he runs in fear of his life. It was at this time that God reminded Elijah that he needed to get back to work, get some help and that he was not alone-God was still at work. Sometimes we all […]

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Fear of the New Normal

People are always afraid when the old gives way to the new. Changes in our lives can be unsettling and lead to anxiety, fear, and withdrawal. But God is still calling His people to have the courage and a willingness to obey. Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus October 11, 2020 Download […]

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Fear Who Am I?

We often allow our fears of the past, our fears of our inadequacy and uncertainty to cause us to shrink away from what God calls us to do. When God calls us to step out in His name, he will supply all that we need. Moses learned this lesson and we can, too. Pastor Bill […]

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When Faith Turns to Fear

Abraham thought God was leading him to the perfect life, but then a famine came and life got tougher than he expected. We often start out well following Jesus, but when life gets hard, we try to make things happen instead of trusting God. Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus September 27, […]

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Too Many Choices

Paul is in prison for sharing the gospel, yet his heart and mind are filled with joy for those believers who share in his partnership in the gospel. He has confidence that God will complete his work in all of their lives until Jesus returns. He prays that God will grow us up in our […]

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Praying for Open Doors

Paul was in prison because of the gospel, and yet he asked others to pray for God to open doors for him to keep sharing. In a world that is highly skeptical and sometimes openly hostile towards the church, we must ask God to give us open doors for His message to get through. Pastor […]

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Praying for God’s Will

We must never stop praying for each other. We need each other more than ever. We need to keep growing in our knowledge of God’s will and the wisdom that the Holy Spirit gives to us. The goal is to live a life that is worthy of Him and pleases him in all respects. Pastor […]

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Praying for More

Paul wants us to be strengthened with God’s power so that we might grow in obedience, love, and prayer. Janet McHenry The Bridge Church – Reno Campus August 30, 2020

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Praying for Eyes to See

We all need God to open our eyes so that we might know Him better and more fully. We need to see the hope that we have this world that has no real hope to offer. We need to know that the same power that raised Jesus from the dead is available for us to […]

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