Wisdom for the Way: For Me and My House
January 6th, 2023
“Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction;pay attention and gain understanding.I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching.For I too was a son to my father,still tender, and cherished b...
Wisdom for the Way: Danger and Destiny
December 24th, 2022
People cherish the idea that they are able to choose from a variety of options at every crossroads in life. *I* am not only acting within the world, but upon the world. *I* love that every restaurant ...
Wisdom for the Way: What is the Purpose of Proverbs?
December 9th, 2022
So we have these wise sayings in the Book of Proverbs. What are they meant to do for us?Solomon gives us several reasons for Proverbs in the opening chapter: To learn wisdom and moral instruction (v. ...
Wisdom for the Way: Studies in Proverbs - Part 1
December 2nd, 2022
Solomon, the (major) author of Proverbs, wrote A LOT of Proverbs: 1 Kings 4:32: "He spoke three thousand proverbsand his songs numbered a thousand and five." Solomon wasn't the author of Proverbs. At ...
Daniel, Ruler of Babylon
July 14th, 2022
The chapters of Daniel famously jump back and forth through time. What insights emerge when we put them in chronological order? Daniel 1 takes Daniel 1 - "The third year of Jehoiakim king of Judah" (a...
July 12th, 2022
Introducing: Peoria Pod We've released a new podcast all about the people and beliefs in our church. We're going to feature interviews with members, discussions on hot-button issues, devotionals, Bibl...
CALLED 2022 - Pastor's Convention
June 23rd, 2022
Pastor Matthew reports on the North American Division CALLED convention The North American Division (NAD) of Seventh-day Adventists held their second CALLED convention for pastors and their families i...
Illinois Conference of Seventh-day Adventists helps Ukrainian Refugees in Poland
June 16th, 2022
Illinois Conference President interviews Polish Union Leaders about Plight of Ukrainian Refugees With the war in Ukraine creating an unprecedented refugees crisis, Adventist organizations have risen t...