Sermons on Worldview
Why Did God Establish Marriage?
We worship God by rejoicing in His design and His instructions for marriage. Our worship of God is broken when we resist His design and instructions for marriage.
Committing Ourselves to Good Citizenship
Devotion to God leads us to commit ourselves to good citizenship. Our submission to God always ties us to a heart of submission to every God-given authority in our lives, which means that Christians should be the best of citizens in this present world.
The Theology of Ministry at Bethany
In this message, Pastor Ritch explains how the prayer of Jesus for the Church in John 17 gives a framework for how the church can most effectively operate for the glory of God.
Back to the Future
In this message from Romans 8:18-25, Pastor Ritch teaches how God purposefully designs our temporary pains to bring us to eternal pleasure in Him.
A Missional Response to the Global Refugee Crisis
Only God can turn the tragedy of forced migration into the triumph of future salvation. In this message, guest speaker Jerry McCorkle (founder of Spread Truth Ministries) teaches about God’s sovereignty in the face of suffering across the globe, and calls the church to action for the sake of the Gospel.
Present Yourselves To God
In this message from Romans 6:11-14, Pastor Ritch explores the Apostle Paul’s first commands so far in the book of Romans, and explains how crucial it is to the Christian’s life in Christ.
Our world was created in a state of purity and innocence, but that perfection was ruined the moment Adam sinned in the garden of Eden. We cannot turn back the clock on his (and our own) mistakes and failures, but does this mean we will never regain paradise? In this message from Romans 5:12-21, Dr. Ritch Boerckel contrasts the disobedience of Adam with the life-giving obedience of Jesus.