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Articles by Pastor Steve

Pastor Steve wrote a weekly bulletin column from 2003 to early 2008 called “Thoughts from Pastor Steve” to encourage people to live God’s Word. We’ve included some samples for you here.  While these are bulletin articles and not Sunday morning messages, they are representative of the type of things you would hear during our services.

Big Brother  (February 17, 2008)
God and Sporting Events  (February 3, 2008)
God’s Measures of Success  (January 27, 2008)
Will God Judge America?  (January 20, 2008)
Taste and See  (January 13, 2008)
Some Assembly Required (December 30, 2007)

Needs and Wants  (December 9, 2007)
Do You Really Love Jesus?  (December 2, 2007)
Church Xpress Success Secrets (November 25, 2007)
A Matter of Life and Death (November 18, 2007)
God Isn’t Looking for Broken Vessels (November 11, 2007)
Your Monumental Problem  (November 4, 2007)
The Perils of Paul (October 28, 2007)

The Adventures of Blasphemy Boy  (October 21, 2007)
Prophets and Those Who Prophesy  (October 14, 2007)
In the Beginning (September 30, 2007)
When Words Fail  (September 23, 2007)
You Have Something to Offer! (September 16, 2007)
Praying Beats Complaining  (September 9, 2007)
Stop Magnifying the Devil! (September 2, 2007)
Whaddaya Expect? (July 29, 2007)
Gerty’s Gossip (July 8, 2007)
How to Predict Your Future (June 24, 2007)
God’s Presents or God’s Presence?  (June 17, 2007)
Quit Praying About It  (June 10, 2007)
Not Even Named (June 3, 2007)
Where’s Your Delight?  (May 27, 2007)
Want More Faith? (May 20, 2007)
Must Your Pastor Rat You Out?  (May 13, 2007)
God of a Third Chance? (May 6, 2007)
Unity  (April 22, 2007)
God’s Promise of Revival (April 15, 2007)
Got Any Dead Dreams? (April 8, 2007)
Should I Tithe on Social Security Benefits?  (April 1, 2007)
A Heavenly Prescription  (March 25, 2007)
Vote or Quit Griping (March 18, 2007)
Guess the Title  (March 11, 2007)
True Lies  (March 4, 2007)
Tainted Money? (February 25, 2007)
The Great Commission (February 18, 2007)
Are You Sin-Conscious or Righteousness-Conscious?  (February 11, 2007)
Is God Against Doctors?  (February 4, 2007)
Make Every Day Count (January 28, 2007)
Three Things that Choke the Word (January 21, 2007)
Heaven or Hell -- Who Decides? (January 14, 2007)
Are You in Faith? (January 7, 2007)
Consider Yourself Dead! (December 31, 2006)
Greed, Covetousness and Blessings (December 24, 2006)
Creature Feature (December 10, 2006)
Should Christians Buy Insurance? (December 3, 2006)
Your Will Be Done (November 26, 2006)
Your Spiritual X-Ray (November 19, 2006)
We Discriminate (November 12, 2006)
I Am, He Said (November 5, 2006)
The English Patience (October 29, 2006)
Will God Reveal Your Sins on Judgement Day? (October 22, 2006)
The Day Jesus Changed (October 15, 2006)
Obed-Edom and the Ark (September 24, 2006)
Accepted (September 17, 2006)
The Church Age (September 10, 2006)
Questions from the Street (September 3, 2006)
Mistakes (August 27, 2006)
Don’t Take My Word for Anything! (August 20, 2006)
Midcoast Maine Tract Distribution Myths (August 13, 2006)
PBFC’s Clothing Policy (August 6, 2006)
Prayer, Your Essential Lifeline (July 23, 2006)
Fred the Fireman (July 16, 2006)
Healings and Feelings (July 9, 2006)
Heaven and Hell are Real!  (July 2, 2006)
Why Does God Allow Suffering? (June 25, 2006)
Your Heavenly Father (June 18, 2006)
Beware the 1-2 Punch (April 23, 2006)
Other Gospels  (April 16, 2006)
Miracles of Provision  (April 9, 2006)
Capital Punishment and Military Service  (April 2, 2006)
World Minded or Worldly Minded?  (March 26, 2006)
Women in Leadership? (March 19, 2006)
Christmyths Quiz (December 18, 2005)
Can God Lie? (December 11, 2005)
Whose Are You? (December 4, 2005)
A Letter to Our Young People (November 6, 2005)
What Are You Redeemed From?  (October 23, 2005)
Building an Ark  (October 16, 2005)
Forgive Yourself!  (September 25, 2005)
Kicking Gates that Are Already Open  (September 18, 2005)
The Zackville Zillionaire  (September 4, 2005)
None of the Above  (August 28, 2005)
Wrong Statements about Prophets & Prophecy (July 3, 2005)
Are Some People Born Gay?  (June 5, 2005)
Who’s Afraid of the Holy Spirit? (May 29, 2005)
What’s “Out” and “In” at PBFC (May 22, 2005)
Are God and the Devil in Cahoots? (May 15, 2005)
Needed:  The Word AND the Spirit! (May 8, 2005)
Your Flesh vs. the Old Man (April 10, 2005)
Forgiveness vs. New Birth  (March 27, 2005)
The Story of Bad Carl  (January 30, 2005)
Time for God to Move (December 5, 2004)
Two Kinds of Believing (October 31, 2004)
How to Stay Out of the Dark  (October 24, 2004)
The Holy Spirit Wants to Use YOU!  (September 19, 2004)
Must Christians Obey Speed Limits? (August 29, 2004)
A Look in the Mirror (August 15, 2004)
My Favorite Verses (August 8, 2004)
Life’s OTHER Important Decisions(July 11, 2004)
Balance (July 4, 2004)
Growth Quiz (June 20, 2004)
Dead to Sin and Risen with Christ (May 30, 2004)
How to Miss God (May 23, 2004)
Don’t Use Circumstances as GPS’s!  (April 18, 2004)
What is the Anointing? (April 18, 2004)
Miracles For Sale? (February 29, 2004)
How Legalistic Are You? (February 8, 2004)
Important Facts About This Year’s Flu (January 4, 2004)
Feeding Your Spirit or Feeding Your Flesh (December 14, 2003)
Giving of Thanks (November 23, 2003)
Are You Worthy or Unworthy?  (November 9, 2003)