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Feb 2 2012 Religion or the Gospel?

Andrew Feil

Because of sin there is a constant pull that happens in our faith. The pull is to religion and not the Gospel. Instead of putting our hope and faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ we put it in man made religion. Instead of relying on the grace given to us by God, we rely on our own effort. Below is a… More

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Feb 1 2012 Thoughts from the Study - 1Cor 5 (Part 2)

Brad Bell

Church Discipline? What in the world should that look like? Isn't that just for the super elites, the really spiritual, or the upper division Christian? Throughout the history of the church this issue has been abused and misapplied and has therefore caused much pain. We have put people on trial… More

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Jan 30 2012 Clovis Remodel

Pat Dill

Brad Bell talks about the renovations going on at the Clovis Campus and how you can get involved. Check out pictures of the remodel progress. More

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Jan 25 2012 Thoughts from the Study - 1Cor 5 (Part 1)

Brad Bell

1Cor 5 is a difficult passage… "Remove the sexually immoral from your midst", "deliver this man to satan", "don't associate with the sexually immoral", and "purge the evil person from among you". Dang! He's not messing around with these people. This chapter brings to light several key issues… More

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Jan 18 2012 Supplemental Resources

Jerrod Rumley

We wanted to offer a supplemental list of resources for this week's sermon. Brad's sermon this week deals with sexual immorality and the destruction it causes. Typically sexual sin starts small and grows into something bigger and bigger as time moves on. It can get out of control quickly and we… More

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Jan 18 2012 Thoughts from the Study - 1Cor 5:1-2

Brad Bell

Parental Guidance Suggested? Is that really necessary? I mean, really, I thought The Well was committed to teaching the Bible. Well, unfortunately, there are times where the content of the passage leads us into dark places and forces us to deal with illicit subject matter. Though the Scriptures are… More

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Jan 16 2012 You Will Find Me Bigger

Chris Schultz

I love the Chronicles of Narnia. As a child I immersed myself in the C.S. Lewis’ series; I was captivated by the tales of the Pevensie children as they entered a magical world full of talking beavers, fauns, centaurs, dwarfs, and white witches. I even though the cheesy BBC version of the books were… More

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Jan 12 2012 Where Is God?

Brad Bell

I'll never forget the phone call. It was late one night and I was getting ready for bed. The phone rang, which was strange at this hour, but I answered. On the other end was my friend in tears. He said that his son was at Children's Hospital and wasn't doing well. He asked if I would pray for his… More

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Jan 4 2012 Thoughts from the Study

Brad Bell

Here is a brief behind-the-scenes look at teaching and preaching. In many ways, the process of message prep and sermon creation is a mess filled with stumbling blocks and surprises. A communicator has to wrestle with the text, wrestle with themselves, and then consider the implications on those who… More

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