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Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 00:29

September 11 and Its Aftermath

In Remembrance of Our Hero Celebrating Calvary in the Light of NYC



Dwight K. Nelson

Since 1983, Dwight Nelson has served as lead pastor of the Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University. He preaches on the “New Perceptions” telecast, teaches at the theological seminary and has written some books, including The Chosen. He and his wife, Karen, are blessed with two married children and 2 granddaughters.

Gripping stories related to September 11 point us to an even greater Hero. If your life were to end today, as many did on September 11, would you be secure in your relationship to Christ? A communion celebration.
Saturday, September 29, 2001

More In This Series

How could those who knew Jesus so well, and saw His miracles, not believe He was the long awaited Messiah? Why is faith so elusive? Do you sometimes doubt? Is there an antidote?
This isn't about the latest televangelist scandal. Nor is it a charismatic twist to the usual hum-drum of religion. "When the Messiah Is Your Mentor"-you really do need to take seriously his own confession that he himself lived a Holy Ghost anointed life-and that he calls his disciples to do the same. You can't anoint yourself. Where then shall we turn, we who follow the Christ?
A 911 tribute. What can be learned from this tragedy? Can God transform the shards of doubt and fear into a mosaic of promise?
What it means to be mentored by Christ. Reports from Andrews University students who accompanied Pastor Dwight to NYC to minister to hurting people.
Did Jesus predict an epidemic of fear just prior to His return? As an antidote to terror, Jesus offers this generation a three-fold prescription for raw faith.
A discovery of joy: out of the trials of life a phoenix of gratitude can indeed yet rise.
An ancient dungeon-bound prisoner once scribbled words out of which a phoenix of hope arose, "Come before winter!"
Suffering is universal. Which does not mean that good is not also universal. How God can bring something very good out of something very bad?
In a world filled with violence, an eye-for-an-eye and tooth-for-a-tooth kind of world, is peace a mirage that teases but never really materializes? What is the peace that God promises?
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Love on the Move

Over the summer and fall of 2019 Pioneer underwent significant physical renovation—including a new roof and a major Sanctuary makeover. During the same time congregation leaders engaged in multiple conversations about our missional renovation—how does a faith community like Pioneer seriously engage and impact the people around us for Christ? From this dialogue emerged a fresh new expression of our Pioneer mission: "Love on the Move."

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