Peace: Addressing Anxiety

There is so much happening in our lives that can cause great anxiety and worry. Peace is God’s answer to the uncertainties that exist all around us. But it is a peace that gives us confidence in God’s wisdom and His sovereign control over our lives. Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus […]

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Joy: Addressing Control

Our world bases its joy upon the circumstances of our lives. When things are good, we experience joy and happiness. But when things are bad, it’s easy for us to experience grief and despair. Is it possible to experience joy regardless of our circumstances? Pastor Bill West The Bridge Church – Reno Campus January 17, […]

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Hope From My Life

We all have a past. We all have situations and circumstances that are less than ideal. We all have shame and embarrassment that we work hard to cover up. Yet, Christmas means that Hope does not come from us, but from God himself, and he can work in and through us and our stories as […]

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Hope From a Child

Jesus was born in an obscure village, under questionable circumstances. He was born to parents whose reputation was marred by the scandal of a pregnancy out of wedlock. He came as a light in the darkness as one who has eternally existed. And as the one who would save His people from their sins. Pastor […]

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Hope From the Ordinary

Mary came from very ordinary and humble circumstances. As an ordinary, average person, her choice to respond in faith to God’s Call brought real hope into our world and a reminder that God uses ordinary people who say yes to His call. Janet McHenry – Author, janetmchenry.com The Bridge Church – Reno Campus December 20, […]

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Hope from the Powerless

Bathsheba’s truth is that she was a victim of a sexual assault; we would call it “rape” today. She was used and taken advantage of by the most powerful man in the world-she was powerless to resist his advances. Yet, she trusted God, and He took care of her and provided for her. She is […]

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Hope From the Unqualified

Ruth was a Moab, an outcast, an immigrant, someone who came from a dark background and was unqualified for God’s hope as far as the Jews were concerned. But she chose to be faithful to the family who took her in. God protected and provided for her in ways that no one expected, and she, […]

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Hope From the Least Likely

Christmas means that Hope does not come from us but God himself. It means that our Hope doesn’t depend on our circumstances in life but the God of all creation. Christmas means that He can work in and through us. Our stories are a part of His Story as we put our faith and hope […]

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