The local church is the only hope of our community! That’s because the only view of Jesus in our city is Christ’s church. Portland Christian Center, just doing church as Christ intended, is the catalyst for the transformation of Portland. Government programs won’t save this city! The president or political parties or different judges or […]
Far too many Christians act like they’ve been called to live as an elite corps of the spiritually arrived who must now insulate themselves from the world. Make no mistake: that’s not God’s calling. Rather, they’ve been cleansed and commissioned to carry the gospel of peace to the world. Acts 10:36 says, “The message of […]
In the fifth beatitude, Jesus said, “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” As we become conduits of God’s mercy, we literally “practice being God.” That is an apt description for what mercy is, and how mercy acts. To be merciful means to have the same disposition that God has toward people: […]
The greatest barrier to fully partaking of Christ’s righteousness in thought, word, deed and character is our failure to desire it enough and our unwillingness to pay any price to attain it. We are far too easily satisfied! And yet, we are never truly satisfied. But Jesus said when we hunger and third for his […]
this week, Pastor Ray Noah will share about Paul’s passion as a shepherd of the church out of Colossians chapter 1.