Letters from Pastor Chuck

Thank You!

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

Thank you Reach Church! You did it again! You surpassed the church’s offering budget for the third month in a row. The Reach Church fiscal year starts on September 1 and goes through August 31. Therefore, December is the fourth month of the Reach Church fiscal year, and your generous...

Happy New Year

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

Happy New Year!  Instead of a bunch of New Year’s Resolutions you may not remember two months from now, how about just one simple resolution?  You don’t even have to come up with it because the Apostle Paul already resolved it for you and here it is... “I...

Christ “Keeps” Himself in Us

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

When I was a child, “Jesus is the Reason for the Season,” and “Wise Men Still Seek Him,” were two of the sayings that emerged from Christian sub-culture, but I don’t recall either catchphrase  being bastardized, or even married, to American politics. Kitschy...

Shepherds and Construction Workers

Posted by Chuck L. Betters on

Growing up, I always knew I had a job working for my Grandfather. Did he own an accounting business where I could intern and be around high quality people during my summer breaks? Perhaps a consulting firm where I could find high quality mentors? Nope. He owned a construction company. There were...

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...

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