A Growing, Vibrant Church

The church becomes vibrant and grows as each person uses their gifts and calling to serve others for Christ. Read More...


Deacons are men and women of Christian character and a mature, orthodox faith, who are set apart by the church to serve the church, her members, and others in practical ways. Read More...

Spiritual Gifts - The Church In Action

Gifts are given by God to enable every Christian to be an effective minister for God, helping to build His Church and Kingdom. Read More...

Spiritual Gifts and Service

Each of us must know which gifts we have been given so that we can serve others, but we are also called to serve in areas where we are not gifted - especially helping those in need. Read More...

What Are Spiritual Gifts?

Spiritual gifts are concrete expressions of God’s grace, manifested by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, in order to enable us to serve others in love. Read More...

Understanding Our Calling

Calling refers to the specific tasks and responsibilities given to us by God, through which God works to serve our neighbors and promote the common good, restraining the effects of the curse and bringing blessing to every realm of life and every corner of creation. Read More...

Called, Devoted, Equipped, and Encouraged

As a local church BRCC is called to encourage each member to realize the calling they have been given in Christ, to encourage devotion to Christ and His call upon us, and to equip and encourage believers to fulfill their calling in Christ. Read More...

Married or Single - Is One More Spiritual?

The key to true spirituality is not either marriage or being single, but rather determining God’s call and gifts for us, and following biblical mandates for our lives. Read More...

The Call, Christians, and Culture

Our primary identity comes from God’s call placing us into Christ, but He has also given each of us individual calls - a particular mixture of desires, gifts, talents, responsibilities, relationships, and opportunities that we receive from God and develop and nurture throughout life to allow each of us love and serve God and our neighbor. Read More...

Question and Answer Session on the Holy Spirit

This is a question and answer session on the series The Holy Spirit - God's Empowering Presence. A variety of questions on topics such as guidance, unusual manifestations, and spiritual gifts were discussed. Read More...

The Gift of Prophecy

God gives His people the gift of prophecy, the ability to give a spontaneous word from God, which can edify, exhort, and comfort believers, and convict unbelievers.

The Gift of Tongues for Public Use

When spoken for others to hear in public worship, tongues must be interpreted so that others may benefit from the prayer, blessing, and praise to God. Read More...

The Gift of Tongues for Private Prayer

The main use of the gift of tongues is for private worship and prayer, and as we use this gift we are built up in our faith so that we can serve God and others.

What is the Gift of Tongues?

The gift of tongues is the enablement of believers by the Holy Spirit to speak in a language they have not learned & do not understand. Read More...

What Happens When We Are Baptized in the Holy Spirit?

When we were baptized in the Holy Spirit, we were initiated into the New Covenant, placed into the Church, given spiritual gifts, and empowered to be Christ’s witnesses. Read More...

What is the Baptism in the Holy Spirit?

The Baptism in the Holy Spirit is the promised experience of the Spirit being poured out, coming upon, and filling God’s New Covenant people.

The Gifts of the Spirit

Spiritual gifts are concrete expressions of God's grace, manifested by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, given to each believer in order to strengthen the church and enable us to serve others in love. Read More...

All In: Participants Not Spectators

A life that is centered on glorifying God is full of joy, because God is supremely worthy and it is why we were created. Read More...
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