What is the value and benefit of being part of God's family in a local Bible believing church? Pastor Ed Hedding will take us through the many benefits of being an active member of a local church in this week's prepared devotional.Through this teaching you'll hear why it's vital to our growth as believers to be part of a local body. In this build your own faith society, it's essential to revisit God's plan for His children to live out their faith in community!
What will be the implications of the US defaulting on its debt? Are the warnings for average Americans just political rhetoric or should we be concerned? Cedarville Professor and Director of the Center for Political Studies at Cedarville University Dr. Mark Caleb Smith will address the current deadlock and how we, as Christians, should be preparing for the days to come. Dr. Smith will also school us on why the 14th Ammendment is being considered as a way to bipass Congress.
Ed Hedding is Senior Pastor of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bettendorf. He is a graduate of Liberty University and has been in full time ministry since 1987. He loves his wife Diane and three grown children Joshua, Bethany, and Daniel and grandson Christopher Kime. In his spare time he enjoys running outside, golfing and reading. His favorite vacations are at the beach.
Dr. Smith teaches courses in American politics, constitutional law, and research methodology/data analysis at Cedarville University in Ohio. He has authored numerous refereed journal articles, book chapters, and other publications. His primary research interest is in the field of religion and American politics, and serves as the Director of the Center for Political Studies. Before joining the faculty at Cedarville, Dr. Smith taught at Tulane University and Calvin College.
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