What is Biblical Counseling? Biblical counseling is an approach to helping people through dependence on, and application of, the Bible as the highest authority and sufficient source for transformation in people's lives. Within a local church, it is rightly understood as part of the discipleship process. It could even be thought of as "intensive discipleship" - entering ...Keep Reading
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My vision for Biblical Worship at Harvest is to encourage, develop, and raise up true worshippers who worship the Triune God in spirit and truth within all aspects of life; that we might be a people who grow in our understanding of God and respond by making much of Him with our lives not just music....
Rob Maxey was a friend to as many people as he could meet. He was tireless in his service in God's Kingdom, relentless in his pursuit of teenagers for the sake of Jesus, and abounding in hope and joy and love that came from a heart captivated by the good news that Jesus forgives sinners and changes lives for eternity. He is and will be deeply missed. ...
Starting in September, two incredible opportunities are coming your way for you to engage with the Lord on a deeper level with the Harvest community. First, we are encouraging weekly fasting on Fridays. Second, and in conjunction with Fasting Fridays, we are asking all who call Harvest home to join us on the last Sunday of each month for an evening of celebration and p...Keep Reading
Deacon Role: Why does a church appoint deacons? 1. The office of deacon is one of two offices given in the New Testament (Phil 1:1): a. Elders/pastors/overseers - oversee doctrine, discipline, and direction. Elders serve as the spiritual under-shepherds who persist in sound teaching, prayer, and shepherding (Titus 1:5-9; 1 Tim 3:1-7; Heb 13:17). b. Deacons - take ...Keep Reading
Recommended Reading List from our Anchored Series General Theology Books Systematic Theology by John M. Frame Biblical Doctrine edited by John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem Essential Truths of the Christian Faith by R.C. Sproul Systematic Theology by Louis Berkhof A New Systematic Theology of the Christian Faith by Robert Reym...Keep Reading
This year, Harvest is hosting a Christ-Centered Passover feast through our small groups. This will be an incredible opportunity to experience with fresh eyes the kind of food and tradition that the disciples experienced the night Jesus was betrayed and crucified. Each small group will be provided with key elements that are more unique or harder to find (a lamb bone and unl...Keep Reading
When people think of"counseling", there are any number of things that go through their head. Some people mistakenly think ofcounseling like psychotherapy, with someone layingon a big brown leather couch and a doctor with a notepad scribbling thoughts. Others think of being in a room face to face, one on one, with someone who is going to ask them to search their inner child...Keep Reading
*This article was originally published in the Jessup Journal Summer 2017 Reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation can be daunting, particularly when you have been asked as an alumnus to celebrate the event by contributing to the Jessup Journal. Initially my focus was to write an article that would eclipse the merit of my capstone, not in length, but definite...Keep Reading
*This article was originally published in the Jessup Journal Summer 2017 1 Timothy 3:15 if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth. (ESV) 2 Timothy 3:15-17 ...and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise f...Keep Reading
Wow, the last three months working at Harvest have been such an adventure! First, let me begin by sharing how I got here and the Lord's hand in it all: It was November of 2014, and I had been serving for four years as a worship minister in Breckenridge, Colorado. After years of life, ministry, and ups and downs, I felt the Lord asking me to step down from my position on ...Keep Reading
It is not often thatRocklin, CA garners national attention. Most of the time you hear about it in the context of best places to raise a family, such as this study declaringRoseville#1 andRocklin#7 in all of California. But recent events have causednational news outletsto take notice of one particularRocklincharter school. In case you are unaware of the issue surrounding t...Keep Reading