Monthly Archives: June 2016


Rediscovering Our Living God | A survey on the Importance of Knowing God’s Attributes

We are setting out today on a two-month journey. Before we take our first step, I want to talk about our destination.  In a race, running fast is generally a good idea, unless you are running in the wrong direction. About a year and a half ago, Trenton and I entered a small [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:40+00:00June 26th, 2016|Attributes of God, Sermons|0 Comments

Goals of Biblical Teaching | 1 Timothy 1:3-6

  Brian Lockard, Elder Canyon Bible Verde Valley   Introduction Do you question why people do what they do? Do you ask what they are trying to accomplish or do you assume that you know their motives or end goals? If a situation is familiar, I often supply my own reasons for people’s [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:40+00:00June 12th, 2016|Sermons, Special Messages|0 Comments

FIGHT for Your Sons | Psalm 127, Proverbs 2

Fight for Your Sons – Psalm 127, Proverbs 2 Any day now, Lara and I are expecting the arrival of our 4th child, Owen.  Owen is named after two significant Owens – one in literature and one in history.  Owen Meany was a fictional literary character who believed he was God’s instrument on [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:41+00:00June 5th, 2016|Sermons, Special Messages|0 Comments

Marijuana Growth in Cottonwood Contributes to Social and Financial Hardships – not Prosperity

As a pastor, as a father of teenagers, as a member of the community, as the husband of a teacher and as a business owner, I have deep concerns about expanding marijuana production services in Cottonwood.  I’d like to share a few of those concerns: Marijuana is linked to serious mental difficulties including depression, violent behavior, [...]

By |2016-09-20T21:13:13+00:00June 1st, 2016|Articles, Blog Posts, Marijuana, World|3 Comments