Study Introduction

Do you worry about the end of things? So did the Thessalonians. Paul the Apostle brings them and us some words of encouragement.

Are you aware of the tricks the enemy will use to keep you from being used by God? Learn what they are and how to overcome them!

How often are we discouraged when things do not go the way we planned? Is it our lack of faith, or a plot from the enemy to stop us from serving God?

We make two mistakes when looking for Jesus' return - tune out or fall into despair. Learn how to occupy and the first of three studies on the Rapture of the church.

Ever wonder about the Great Tribulation? We launch into a two part series on the prophecies and timings - and answer the question: will Christians go through it?

We discuss the difference between the mid, post, and pre-Tribulation Rapture

Are you anxiously waiting at the gate for the Rapture - or sleeping in your seat? Paul gives us some practical advise for how to stay alert and ready to board!

Why is the gospel so powerful that it can pierce a hard heart and withstand intense persecution? Find out as we study Paul's letter to this nascent church in trouble, yet thriving.

We all have choices - turn right or left, buy Coke or Pepsi. When it comes to eternal life there are choices as well. But it seems we like to hedge our bets and not have to choose one way over another. Today Pastor Tom discusses that decision and the consequences.

How can you tell whether you have good motivations for entering into a ministry experience? How can you tell whether someone else is acting with good motives? The Apostle Paul uses his experience in Thessalonica to give us some great ways to know good motivation from not so good.

The most common experience for a follower of Jesus might not be what you’d think at first. In reality it’s pressure. Pressure to conform to the culture and pressure to stop trusting Jesus. That struggle is at the heart of Paul’s message in 1 Thessalonians 2.

You might not be aware of it (in fact you probably are not) but there are three plots against every Christian being hatched against you. In this study we identify what those tactics are of Satan, and what to do about them.

Having restrain - doing only the things you want to do - is something we’d all like to aspire to. The problem is that this is easier said than done. Today Pastor Tom Fuller offers some theological as well as practical advice on how to be the person you want to be.

What happens after death? Do you know? Do you care? If you have ever experienced the death of a loved one you have thought about it. Today Pastor Tom Fuller brings us an insightful message on what to expect if you are a Christian, and what to dread if you have not trusted Jesus.

What’s the state of the world today? Are we moving towards peace and security or what? And what should Christians do in light of current events. Pastor Tom explores this as we study Paul’s letter to anxious Thessalonians.

Want to know the four keys to success as a Christian and in a church? Paul lays them out in abbreviated fashion at the end of 1 Thessalonians. Get ready to be encouraged and challenged!