FCC Pastor's Blog

Being a Christian in a Post-Election Culture

Posted by Patrick Minarovich on

    The 2016 election has happened. The campaigning is over (thankfully). The uncertainty of who will be in office has passed (even if there is uncertainty in how the President-Elect will perform). However, the debates and disunity are not. There are still many who do not believe...

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Tags: election, great commission, focus

The Bible and Counseling

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      The Lost Value in Biblical Counseling     I recently had a conversation with some friends about why people don’t see pastors, and biblical counselors in general, as valid individuals to go to when having problems with things like anxiety, depression and...

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Reasons for "Let's talk about it": A conference on biblical sexuality

Posted by Patrick Minarovich on

  On november 14, 2015 Forrester Community Church will be hosting a conference called “Let’s talk about it” on biblical sexuality for both youth and their parents to attend. The issue of sexual immorality has caused much pain in the lives of families through it’s...

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Why Do I Need the Gospel Every Day

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                        “Why do I need the gospel everyday?” At the root of that question is an assumption, and misconception, that we have all that the gospel can give us today. Therefore, why would we need any more gospel...

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Why Parents Should Be a Part of a Youth Ministry

Posted by Patrick Minarovich on

  Parents should absolutely be a part of a youth ministry, and not just a part of it, but a large part of it.  When we say "youth ministry" we are not referring merely to the event on Wednesday nights, but the gospel-centered community that’s present in and out of the church...

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