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BRIAN ELMER

SR. PASTOR
As pastor of Perrysburg Alliance, I want to stay connected to YOU during the week! I want to remind you, encourage you, and challenge you in your faith and ministry. I want to communicate to you what God is saying to me. Some spiritual food to urge you on in Christ!

A RECOMMENDED READING FOR THESE DAYS

January 16, 2019

Church family, Over the past month I have read through a book recommended to me by my father. I have read an excerpt from it and eluded to it in a recent sermon. The book is titled The Church in Babylon by Erwin Lutzer. Let me share an excerpt from the foreword of the book. America is…

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CHRISTMAS: MUCH MORE THAN DOING GOOD THINGS

December 19, 2018

Church family, Luke 1:46-55 (NLT) 46 Mary responded, “Oh, how my soul praises the Lord. 47 How my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! 48 For he took notice of his lowly servant girl, and from now on all generations will call me blessed. 49 For the Mighty One is holy, and he has done great things…

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THE NEWBORN KING

December 13, 2018

Church family, Christmas, the celebration of the birth of Jesus is fast approaching! As followers of Christ the day brings special meaning. We worship Christ, the newborn King! Over the next two Sundays, we will look at Jesus, the newborn King. What significance does this “King” have for us?  On Sunday, December 23, our children’s ministry will have a…

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STAND IN HIS STRENGTH!

December 5, 2018

Church family, This Sunday I will conclude the series on Winning the Battle Within. Last Sunday we looked at Ephesians 4:25-32 and the encouragement to “embrace the life.” In our battle against the enemy, taking off the old and putting on the new life is very key to our success spiritually. As a pastor for over 30…

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WINNING THE BATTLE WITHIN

November 28, 2018

Church family, The last four Sundays we have looked at our enemy’s tactics in his attack upon our lives – deceiving, destroying, inciting, and accusing. As I have said, when looking at any opposition, it’s important to know how they function. What are their tendencies? What are their tactics? Satan, the adversary, is our enemy and he and his…

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SUPPORT THE MISSION

October 10, 2018

Church family, In a couple short weeks, we will be having our annual International Workers’ Conference (Missions). Kirk, a C&MA International Worker, will be with us. There is a flier available at the Welcome Center and a schedule on our website with more information. Kirk will be with us from Wednesday, October 24th through Sunday, the 28th. You…

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REFLECTION ON THE PROBLEMS OF THE WORLD

September 26, 2018

Church family, Each day I take time to read a variety of articles, news, and books. I am increasingly aware of the problem with our world. The problem is spelled out pretty clearly in the Bible. The problem is sin. In our lifetime, we have gone from a society who knew what that word meant to a society…

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A DISCIPLEMAKING COMMUNITY…CONTINUED

September 13, 2018

Church family, This past Sunday I shared with you a picture of what I believe PAC is to be – a disciplemaking community. We reviewed our core values (the foundation on which we operate), mission statement (our purpose and reason for existing), and the vision statement (how we will accomplish the mission). The model was Connecting to…

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DO SOMETHING

September 5, 2018

Church family, Last week I shared with you a variety of area-wide ministries that we are blessed with in NW Ohio.Over the years the Lord has given specific vision to specific people to establish ministry posts to help meet the needs of people around us. Most use the avenue of meeting a need to show the…

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