Love Lansing

Pray for First Church (PCA) in Lansing, IL, and their efforts to serve their community.

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By Pastor Glem Melo

21765776_1861999230491882_532360530331394823_oLast Saturday, Aymi and I were blessed and privileged to serve and help paint a house with Love for Lansing volunteers. The homeowner was blessed and encouraged and so were we and all who served in the outreach.

Love for Lansing is the effort of First Church (PCA) to serve some of the needs of our community.  We assist people in very basic ways such as yard clean up, housing projects, etc., as a way of showing the love of Jesus to the people of Lansing. – FirstChurchPCA.org/service-opportunities

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Please pray that the Lord will use this great church and ministry to bless and encourage many who are needy and destitute in the community.

Photo credit: First Church (PCA), Lansing, IL

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Chicago Incubator

Pray for the Chicago Incubator 2017 training cohort that our very own Pastor Glem Melo is a part of.

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By Pastor Glem Melo

Incubator 2017-09 bI was tremendously blessed, encouraged and edified to attend our very first Chicago Incubator session held at the downtown facility of Holy Trinity Church last September 9.

Chicago Incubator Urban Planter training is based on time-tested, gospel-centered curriculum developed over the last 15 years by leaders at Redeemer City to City in New York and adapted for Chicago’s specific context.

[It is] a 2-year… program that focuses on process, relationship and reflective practice instead of merely understanding new content. Each of the 16 Incubator learning module includes time for sharing issues, personal spiritual formation, and hands-on training that combines both theology, church planting theory and insights from adult learning theory.

Incubator 2017-09 cEach learning module addresses the specific needs of urban planters, including skills in thinking theologically about ministry and growth in the various areas of urban ministry. Church planters go through the program during the critical phase…

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Power to Witness

“Everyday, we need to ask Jesus to empower us through the Holy Spirit.” – Pastor Glem Melo

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By Pastor Glem Melo

We need the Holy Spirit.  Christ died on the cross to pay for our sins, and to baptize and fill us with the Holy Spirit.  Indeed, He wants us to be baptized and filled with the Holy Spirit over and over again.  And everyday, we must ask Jesus to baptize and fill us with the Holy Spirit.

Listen to my whole sermon: http://www.peaceinfrankfort.org/mediaplayer.cfm?id=1934#item1934

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POWER FOR WITNESS

Acts 1:8

1. We need the Holy Spirit.

2. Jesus empowers us through the Holy Spirit.

3. The Holy Spirit empowers us to witness for Christ.

Preached at Peace Community Church (PCA) in Frankfort, Illinois, U.S.A. on July 23, 2017.

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God’s Message, God’s Power

“Believer united to Christ by faith, you are already clothed with the power of the Holy Spirit. Ask Him to set you on fire for God, make you more and more like Jesus, and use you to lead others to Him.” – Pastor Glem Melo

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By Pastor Glem Melo

Westminster ElginBeliever united to Christ by faith, you are already clothed with the power of the Holy Spirit.  Ask Him to set you on fire for God, make you more and more like Jesus, and use you to lead others to Him.

Listen to the sermon: https://soundcloud.com/glemmelo/gods-message-gods-power

God’s Message, God’s Power
Luke 24:46-49

  1. Jesus fulfilled God’s promise and plan of salvation.
  2. Jesus sends us to proclaim His message of salvation to all people.
  3. Jesus empowers us to proclaim His message of salvation to all people.

Preached at Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Elgin, Illinois, U.S.A. on July 9, 2017.

Artwork by P. Solomon Raj (Indian, 1921–), Pentecost, 1980s. Batik.

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Blessed Ones

“The heirs of kingdom are not those who claim to be spiritually rich in and by themselves. Instead, they are those who acknowledge their spiritual poverty and lack before God.” – Pastor Glem Melo

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In the Beatitudes, Christ proclaims the gospel of salvation by grace through faith. The heirs of kingdom are not those who claim to be spiritually rich in and by themselves. Instead, they are those who acknowledge their spiritual poverty and lack before God.

LISTEN to the sermon: http://cretechurch.com/content.cfm?id=213&download_id=261

KINGDOM CITIZENS
Matthew 5:1-12
Preached at Crete Church (PCA),
Crete, IL, on June 25, 2017

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Great Provider, Great Provision

“Christ is both the Great Provider and the Great Provision for our salvation and well-being.” – Pastor Glem Melo

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By Pastor Glem Melo
Christ is both the Great Provider and the Great Provision for our salvation and well-being.

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GREATER MOSES, GREATER MANNA
Bible Text: John 6:1-15
Preached at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, Roselle, Illinois on May 28, 2017.
Art from Eric Feather, “Christ Feeding 5000”

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Aymi at Iligan Mission

“Behold, how good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” – Psalm 133:1

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Aymi and her mom Lilia were able to visit and worship with our brothers and sisters in Christ at our mission congregation in Iligan, southern Philippines. And it was mother’s day!

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Praise the Lord!

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