Even as an old man, Daniel listened to God and sought His face as he tried to understand the ongoing conflicts in the world. The fearful, frail prophet, still faithful to his Lord, was shown that earthly struggles reflect a greater conflict in the heavenly realms. In this message by Alistair Begg, we are challenged to follow Daniel’s example by remaining faithful to God’s Kingdom purposes as long as He gives us life, realizing we may not see the outcome until we see Him in glory.More
When Daniel prayed for his people he focused on God's holiness, recognizing Israel's sin. In this message, Alistair Begg explains that a proper understanding of God's righteous character will result in true repentance on our part, both as individuals and corporately in the local church. As we mourn over our sin and failings, our attention is drawn to God's provision for sin in the Gospel and we rejoice in the salvation available to us in Jesus Christ.More
Facing an edict forbidding prayer to anyone but the king, Daniel continued his established pattern of private prayer to Almighty God. Alistair Begg explains that Daniel’s steady faithfulness, unjust suffering, and ultimate deliverance must point us forward to the greater conflict at hand. Despite the best efforts of the evil one to destroy the kingdom of God, our faithful Savior is victorious. We can look to Him in times of crisis knowing that He lives, reigns, and is mighty to save.More
It's easy for local congregations to become comfortable and allow our outreach to neighbors and friends to wane, but our Lord demonstrated a pattern of passionate commitment to spread the good news of the kingdom of God. In this message, Alistair Begg explains what it means to take our responsibility to share the Gospel seriously. Jesus’ priorities are reflected in our lives when we see those around us clearly, care deeply, think properly, and pray fervently.More
Series: Encore 2015
Basics is our annual conference for pastors and Christian workers. Each year, pastors, church leaders, and seminarians are invited to join Alistair Begg & a number of guest speakers for 3 days as we reflect together on the challenges, responsibilities, and privileges that face the modern church. Basics is for men: pastors, missionaries, evangelists, and Christian workers or those training for such roles.
Speakers: Alistair Begg, Christopher Ash, Gary Millar, Daniel HendersonMore
The early Church clearly understood that prayer is at the center of Gospel ministry. Today, however, many churches have lost conviction regarding our urgent need to keep prayer at the heart of our mission. Daniel Henderson explains that praying churches are not primarily a matter of programming, but of a culture of prayer that begins with leaders who seek God earnestly and grows as prayer becomes the center of every aspect of ministry.More
Series: Basics 2014
After identifying himself as an apostle of Jesus Christ, Paul began his second letter to Timothy by affirming their close relationship and praying that God would give him "grace, mercy, and peace." In this message, Alistair Begg shows us how that same grace, mercy, and peace are needed in our own lives and encourages us to prayerfully support those who lead us in the faith.
Basics is our annual conference for pastors and Christian workers. Each year, pastors, church leaders, and seminarians are invited to join Alistair Begg & a number of guest speakers for 3 days as we reflect together on the challenges, responsibilities, and privileges that face the modern church. Basics is for men: pastors, missionaries, evangelists, and Christian workers or those training for such roles.More