Letters from Pastor Chuck

The 8th Promise

Posted by Tyler Schoenberger on

Many have said that the 8th commandment (thou shall not steal) is "open-ended." If you think about it, all of the commands on the "second tablet" (commandments 6-10) have to deal with stealing: murder is the stealing of life; adultery is the stealing of a spouse and marriage; false witness is...

Reach Women

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

Over the past few years, we have been seeking to bring all of our ministries, including our women’s ministry, into alignment with our mission to “live to reach all people with Nothing But Jesus”. In Paul’s letter to Titus, Paul instructs that the women of the church are...

Fourth and One

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

On Sunday, December 10th, 1995, my Dad, who is the Pastor Emeritus of Reach Church, preached on...something. On the same Lord's Day, I led worship from the piano, and I am sure we sang good songs. Which ones? I couldn't tell you. But what I do remember about that Sunday is that we were offered...

Jesus Isn’t Really Enough

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

Last Sunday, I said that the greatest problem plaguing the American Church is that we fail to specifically identify Jesus as the “Lord God” of the Bible. Jesus has been replaced with a “Vague God”. Vague God religiosity seems like a “serious” Christianity...

Taking Root In Our Lives

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

Things are really going well at Reach Church! Those who are new to the church, and those who have been in the church a long time, have expressed that they are encouraged and challenged by Reach Church. Those in leadership, and those volunteering, simply put, are having a blast as we relentlessly...

Have You Heard?

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

There are so many great things happening at Reach Church... New Reach Groups have launched with more being started in the Fall, our outreach to the University of Delaware, Reach UD, is also gearing up for the Fall, this past Friday, we sent a mission team to Kenya, Africa, significant...

RCS Update

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

Reach Christian Schools have been very busy over the summer! Journey Christian Academy, a school for students with special needs and Tri-State Christian Academy, a traditional private Christian school are welcoming new principals for the 2018-2019 school year! I am pleased to announce that our...

Don’t Worry About Tomorrow

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

Jesus said, “Don’t worry about tomorrow”.  How freeing.  Jesus, describing himself in the Sermon on on the Mount, focused on the “now”, the present, that ever moving thin and fleeting line, by considering...beauty...the flowers of the field, that he...

Are you “All In”?

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

On Sunday June 24th, we will begin a new sermon series, at both of our campuses, called, “All In”. This series will be rooted in the events of the reign of the fourth king of Judah, who was a man named Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 17-22). He was “All In”. Or was he really?...

Father's Day

Posted by Steve Coward on

This Sunday is, of course, Father’s Day. For many, this is a wonderful day spent with their fathers. For others, this is a difficult day because it is a reminder that our fathers are no longer with us. For some, it is a reminder of how blessed they are to have their dad, while others are...

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