Letters from Pastor Chuck

JOY

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

When people in a community focus their lives exclusively on Nothing But Jesus, week after week, month after month, year after year, the result will be a community filled with joy. If I had to characterize the state of Reach Church with one word, I would use the word “joy.” Joy...

According to Our Ability

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ! ~1 Corinthians 15: 57  Last Sunday, I alluded to Justin Martyr's Second Apology.  In this ancient defense of the Christian faith, written around AD 150, the apologist, who was eventually whipped and beheaded...

Coming This Christmas...

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

The first part of our series on Romans, “Unshackled: the Grace of God in Romans,” is coming to a close next Sunday.  After a break from Romans in December, we will begin 2018 with a multi-week series on Romans 8 called, “The Great 8,” followed by a series on Romans...

Is It Real?

Posted by Steve Coward on

As we have moved through the book of Romans, Paul has communicated to us many incredible truths.  The Gospel is incredibly Good News! We who were once dead in our sin have been justified.  We have been given the perfect righteousness of Jesus.  When God looks upon us as believers...

A Season of Thanksgiving

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

The writer of the book of Ecclesiastes, an artistic philosopher who deeply felt and experienced every moment of life, wrote a famous poem about the sacredness of time. There is “a time to be born and a time to die...a time to weep and a time to laugh...a time to be silent and a time to...

Explore Our Site

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

Have you checked out our new website at reachchurch.online and Reach Church on social media? Our website and social media presence are EXCELLENT and EASY ways to spread the message of “Nothing But Jesus” and to invite others to join Reach Church!   I want to...

When Tragedy Strikes

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

There is something very wrong in a world where mass shootings happen at concerts.  There is something very wrong in a world where Hurricanes destroy the homes of thousands as has happened in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico.   There is something very wrong in a world where...

Spread The Word

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

This past Thursday was the third anniversary of my ordination as Senior Pastor of Reach Church. It is hard to believe it has been three years!  Whether you have been at the church for decades, or whether you are new to the church, please know that you are a constant source of...

Be Encouraged

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

I love what is happening in so many of the people of Reach Church.    There is so much unity! There is so much excitement!  Do you know why?  Because there are so many of us...both new to the church, and those who have been here for many years...who are...

Reach Church and The PCA

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

Presbytery is the quarterly gathering of all of the elders from the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) churches in our region. Last Saturday, Tyler Schoenberger, our Youth and Young Adult Director, preached a sermon at our Presbytery meeting, in order to fulfill one of the requirements for...

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