Community News

Pekin Manor Outreach – 2011

Posted by on Jan 25, 2011

The 4th Monday of every month, a group of households from Providence Church gather at an area assisted living facility, Pekin Manor, to share the love of Jesus through song and...

Read More

Media

Purity in the Office

Posted by on Apr 20, 2014

It is difficult being an elder. We need to deal with challenging people, but even more than that, we have to deal with seeing troubles in ourselves. And that point was brought forth...

Read More

Events

Law and Liberty Conference 2014

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014

“The Law in the Gospel” ~  June 14, 2014 One Conference ~  Two  Locations plus LIVE ONLINE WEBCAST Providence Church, Morton, IL   &   Double-Tree Hilton,...

Read More

Words from our Elders

The “P” Word

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014

Words are the essence of communication. Without words, there is no way to convey concepts or feelings or attitudes. Words are glorious tools that help us to frame and communicate...

Read More

Recent Posts

Purity in the Office

Purity in the Office

Apr 20, 2014

It is difficult being an elder. We need to deal with challenging people, but even more than that, we have to deal with seeing troubles in ourselves. And that point was brought forth today as we considered the remaining portion of chapter 5 of 1st Timothy, a text that addresses unrepentant sin in the life of an elder and the ordination of elders. We find in this...

Double Honor

Double Honor

Apr 13, 2014

As we continue in the 5th chapter of 1st Timothy, we address issues that concern elders, specifically how to compensate them, how to deal with elders who are living in sin, and how we are to ordain them. Today, we considered their compensation. But, the first thing to consider is this – who are elders? And, is there anything that should mark their lives...

The Case of the Missing Widows

The Case of the Missing Widows

Apr 6, 2014

As we continue in 1 Timothy 5, we come to a very interesting section of Scripture, one which describes a listing of widows. After our work last week, were we learned that widows were to be cared for, this section of Scripture calls our attention to a special group of widows. The question before us is this – who are these widows? What were they to do? And, even...

Compassion and Jurisdictions

Compassion and Jurisdictions

Mar 30, 2014

Continuing in the book of 1 Timothy, an issue of compassion is addressed that is as relevant today as it was for the first century church, and that is the issue of the care of widows. In this section of Scripture, we see widows defined and we see who is responsible for their care and maintenance, and it is not the State – it is the family and the...