PBC Latest Sermons The latest sermons from Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto California. https://www.pbc.org/libraries/sermon en-us Copyright 2017 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:09:41 -0700 Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss traci_chen@pbc.org Following Jesus in Silicon Valley The latest sermons from Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto California. Traci Chen traci_chen@pbc.org No Called to Life https://www.pbc.org/messages/59494de6a8fdbc5e48817978 https://www.pbc.org/messages/59494de6a8fdbc5e48817978 Not many of us have had a “burning bush” moment – a moment where God was so clear about what he was calling you to do that there was no mistaking it. So then, how do you discern *your* calling? This week, we will discover that calling is less about the “burning bush” moments and more about everyday life. Podcasts Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Paco Lopez No Not many of us have had a “burning bush” moment – a moment where God was so clear about what he was calling you to do that there was no mistaking it. So then, how do you discern *your* calling? This week, we will discover that calling is less about the “burning bush” moments and more about everyday life. Not many of us have had a “burning bush” moment – a moment where God was so clear about what he was calling you to do that there was no mistaking it. So then, how do you discern *your* calling? This week, we will discover that calling is less about the “burning bush” moments and more about everyday life. This Time Tomorrow https://www.pbc.org/messages/5939e3063d4603539367f0c5 https://www.pbc.org/messages/5939e3063d4603539367f0c5 As we introduce our summer series, Kingdom Work, we will be exploring the purpose for the creation of humanity in Genesis 2. We'll discover how the ways that we spend our time and energy are connected to the needs that God created us to meet. But we'll also find out why everything we do is so difficult and how following Jesus changes everything. Podcasts Sun, 18 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Paul Taylor No As we introduce our summer series, Kingdom Work, we will be exploring the purpose for the creation of humanity in Genesis 2. We'll discover how the ways that we spend our time and energy are connected to the needs that God created us to meet. But we'll also find out why everything we do is so difficult and how following Jesus changes everything. As we introduce our summer series, Kingdom Work, we will be exploring the purpose for the creation of humanity in Genesis 2. We'll discover how the ways that we spend our time and energy are connected to the needs that God created us to meet. But we'll also find out why everything we do is so difficult and how following Jesus changes everything. To Know and Be Known https://www.pbc.org/messages/5930941a4647de53265473ac https://www.pbc.org/messages/5930941a4647de53265473ac The church doesn’t enjoy the greatest reputation around here these days. It didn’t enjoy the greatest reputation among Jews of Paul’s day. How can we respond? How did Paul respond? Podcasts Sun, 11 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Scott Grant No The church doesn’t enjoy the greatest reputation around here these days. It didn’t enjoy the greatest reputation among Jews of Paul’s day. How can we respond? How did Paul respond? The church doesn’t enjoy the greatest reputation around here these days. It didn’t enjoy the greatest reputation among Jews of Paul’s day. How can we respond? How did Paul respond? Storms, Shipwrecks, and Snakes https://www.pbc.org/messages/592df3944647de532654644b https://www.pbc.org/messages/592df3944647de532654644b Paul's journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Rome where he will stand trial before Nero is a difficult one. This passage pictures something about the kind of life all of us can expect as followers of Jesus—a life that sometimes has its own challenging storms, shipwrecks, and snakes. Podcasts Sun, 04 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Andy Burnham No Paul's journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Rome where he will stand trial before Nero is a difficult one. This passage pictures something about the kind of life all of us can expect as followers of Jesus—a life that sometimes has its own challenging storms, shipwrecks, and snakes. Paul's journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Rome where he will stand trial before Nero is a difficult one. This passage pictures something about the kind of life all of us can expect as followers of Jesus—a life that sometimes has its own challenging storms, shipwrecks, and snakes. Is Faith Irrational? https://www.pbc.org/messages/591a1cd9caf6fb6d42b6404b https://www.pbc.org/messages/591a1cd9caf6fb6d42b6404b Many people in our world believe that faith is irrational. Are they right? The apostle Paul was accused of being irrational for believing in Jesus. In fact, he was even accused of being out of his mind. Let’s learn what he has to say in response in Acts 26. Podcasts Sun, 28 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Scott Grant No Many people in our world believe that faith is irrational. Are they right? The apostle Paul was accused of being irrational for believing in Jesus. In fact, he was even accused of being out of his mind. Let’s learn what he has to say in response in Acts 26. Many people in our world believe that faith is irrational. Are they right? The apostle Paul was accused of being irrational for believing in Jesus. In fact, he was even accused of being out of his mind. Let’s learn what he has to say in response in Acts 26. The Mission of Jesus https://www.pbc.org/messages/591a1c6acaf6fb6d42b64046 https://www.pbc.org/messages/591a1c6acaf6fb6d42b64046 undefined Podcasts Sun, 21 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Jocelyn White No undefined undefined Unlikely Allies https://www.pbc.org/messages/5910b63c6533811acbbcfd6b https://www.pbc.org/messages/5910b63c6533811acbbcfd6b In a series of three stories across Acts 23-24, we watch the apostle Paul face two trials and a murder plot. In each case, he finds help from unlikely allies. His example helps us to see how God works across the divisions, lines, and camps that people tend to congregate within. We will be reminded to look for God's presence in unlikely places. Podcasts Sun, 14 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Paul Taylor No In a series of three stories across Acts 23-24, we watch the apostle Paul face two trials and a murder plot. In each case, he finds help from unlikely allies. His example helps us to see how God works across the divisions, lines, and camps that people tend to congregate within. We will be reminded to look for God's presence in unlikely places. In a series of three stories across Acts 23-24, we watch the apostle Paul face two trials and a murder plot. In each case, he finds help from unlikely allies. His example helps us to see how God works across the divisions, lines, and camps that people tend to congregate within. We will be reminded to look for God's presence in unlikely places. The Path of Most Resistance https://www.pbc.org/messages/58f51a72a71f6b406ccb0150 https://www.pbc.org/messages/58f51a72a71f6b406ccb0150 As Paul wraps up his third missionary journey, he returns back to Jerusalem, even though he knows that great conflict awaits him there. Despite doing everything he can to appease his enemies, his presence results in a riot. But somehow, even the conflict and chaos serves the purposes of God. Paul's story helps us to see how the hard situations God wants us to face can ultimately have eternal impact. Podcasts Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Paul Taylor No As Paul wraps up his third missionary journey, he returns back to Jerusalem, even though he knows that great conflict awaits him there. Despite doing everything he can to appease his enemies, his presence results in a riot. But somehow, even the conflict and chaos serves the purposes of God. Paul's story helps us to see how the hard situations God wants us to face can ultimately have eternal impact. As Paul wraps up his third missionary journey, he returns back to Jerusalem, even though he knows that great conflict awaits him there. Despite doing everything he can to appease his enemies, his presence results in a riot. But somehow, even the conflict and chaos serves the purposes of God. Paul's story helps us to see how the hard situations God wants us to face can ultimately have eternal impact. Show the Way https://www.pbc.org/messages/58f51913a71f6b406ccb0149 https://www.pbc.org/messages/58f51913a71f6b406ccb0149 Have you ever gotten into a certain routine that maybe felt like a treadmill? You go about your days, your weeks, even your years, and maybe, finally, you wonder why it is you’re doing what you’re doing. Today we will hear from someone who had certain priorities and had no problem telling a certain group of people what their priorities should be. The apostle Paul will show us the way. Podcasts Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Scott Grant No Have you ever gotten into a certain routine that maybe felt like a treadmill? You go about your days, your weeks, even your years, and maybe, finally, you wonder why it is you’re doing what you’re doing. Today we will hear from someone who had certain priorities and had no problem telling a certain group of people what their priorities should be. The apostle Paul will show us the way. Have you ever gotten into a certain routine that maybe felt like a treadmill? You go about your days, your weeks, even your years, and maybe, finally, you wonder why it is you’re doing what you’re doing. Today we will hear from someone who had certain priorities and had no problem telling a certain group of people what their priorities should be. The apostle Paul will show us the way. Invited to Live https://www.pbc.org/messages/58e6b15890d0bb7b658e8b17 https://www.pbc.org/messages/58e6b15890d0bb7b658e8b17 As we celebrate the resurrection, we look at the path that Jesus took: from life to death to life. The journey that Jesus takes when he is raised from the dead becomes an invitation to us. We are invited to follow Jesus and live the new life of resurrection. Are you willing to live? Will you accept the invitation? Podcasts Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Paul Taylor No As we celebrate the resurrection, we look at the path that Jesus took: from life to death to life. The journey that Jesus takes when he is raised from the dead becomes an invitation to us. We are invited to follow Jesus and live the new life of resurrection. Are you willing to live? Will you accept the invitation? As we celebrate the resurrection, we look at the path that Jesus took: from life to death to life. The journey that Jesus takes when he is raised from the dead becomes an invitation to us. We are invited to follow Jesus and live the new life of resurrection. Are you willing to live? Will you accept the invitation?