Rebuilding: Facing Distractions

Nehemiah’s enemies tried to distract him by asking for meetings and then by making false accusations against him and the work. Distractions are part of our everyday life and can often take our eyes off the vision. Distractions can produce opportunities, accusations, and fear. We must stay alert to the many distractions that come our […]

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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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