Teaching God's eternal Word in Boonville California

Fair Sunday Community Church Service

Fair Sunday Community Church Service September 14th 2014, 8:30 AM Apple Hall Auditorium, next to the Fair Office Pastor Dave Kooyers from Valley Bible Fellowship will present; “If God Exists, There Should Be Evidence”   Free admission/Everyone Welcome Please come and worship with us, and then enjoy the fair for the rest of the day. For […] Read

Community Easter “Son” Rise Service

HE IS RISEN! Community Easter “Son” Rise Service Not at sunrise, but at 8 AM There will be a Community Christian Easter Church Service and all are invited Time: 8 AM Date: Easter morning, 4-20-2014 Place: In front of the Boonville Methodist Church, 13850 Highway 128, Boonville   Come join us for a time of […] Read

Dave’s PowerPoints on slideshare.net

If you would like to see Pastor Dave’s PowerPoint presentations of the Bible in Five series, they are free to view or download at; http://www.slideshare.net/dkooyers God bless you as you seek “the way, and the truth, and the life” in God’s Holy Word, Dave Read

Bible in Five

Valley Bible Fellowship is currently engaged in the Bible in Five series being taught by Pastor Dave. We have examined Genesis, Exodus, Matthew, Ephesians, and are almost finished with Mark. We have been alternating between Old and New Testaments. Please come join us as we travel through the Bible together. At the end of our series we will not […] Read

Valley Bible Fellowship Has New Times Of Service

Valley Bible Fellowship Has New Times Of Service 1 Corinthians…we preach Christ crucified… In our new location at 13850 Highway 128, Boonville CA, 95415 (the Methodist Church building). Our Sunday Service starts at 1 PM, and our Mid Week Wednesday Bible Study begins at 6:30 PM. All welcome, come join us! Read

Alpha Omega Conference

Alpha Omega Conference   April 9—13, 2014   Hosted by Shasta Bible College and Graduate School Save the Date. This years speakers are incredible!! www.shasta.edu/alpha-omega-conference.html   Read

Valley Bible Fellowship has relocated. Call Pastor Dave for directions, (707) 895-2325

Valley Bible Fellowship Has Relocated For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus’ sake.  2 Corinthians 4:5 Valley Bible Fellowship has relocated. After 30 years ministering in the same building, God has provided a new location for Valley Bible Fellowship to serve Anderson Valley, teach the […] Read

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is an ministry of Samaritans Purse. This is the ministry founded by Franklin Graham. Every year they send millions of shoebox Christmas gifts to children all over the world for the glory of Jesus Christ. Valley Bible Fellowship gives thanks to God for the abundance that he has provided for us that […] Read

The Gideons International Visit

 Valley Bible Fellowship is blessed to have The Gideons International presenting today during our Sunday morning worship service. The Ukiah/Willits Gideon camp is sending Ted Lewis to speak about the current ministries of The Gideons International as well as the progress they’ve made distributing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, as well as Bibles, all over the world. The local […] Read

Harvest Party

This year’s Harvest Party was a huge success. Much fun was had by all. We enjoyed crafts, games, carnival attractions, sleight of hand, Bible trivia and much, much, more. We all ate to contentment on the cakes, cookies, hot cider and coffee . Our visitors were blessed with dozens of free Bibles, Christian tracts, candy, […] Read

The Gospel in 4 Minutes!

This is amazing! A wonderful, accurate and touching presentation of our problem and Love’s solution, all packed into a very worthwhile 4 minutes. Turn up your speakers.   sondajiикони Read

Where did Hell go? Hell and the gospel

What does the Bible say about Hell? Is it a real place or just an idea? Where you fall on that question is of paramount importance. In Hell and the Gospel, Greg Koukl brings this vital doctrine into sharp focus. Excerpt: People don’t mind Christians who love Jesus. You’re welcome to Him and to your […] Read

Expository Teaching: What is it? pt3

Click here to read pt 1. Click here to read pt 2. The following is part 3 from the chapter Expository Teaching in A Pastor’s Manual on Doing Church – pp78-79   Expository Teaching – What It Is ehemiah makes clear for us the work of expository teaching. The people of Israel had been providentially […] Read

Valerius Maximus – Witness to the Crucifixion at VBF

This Sunday, July 1st, marked an extraordinary day at Valley Bible Fellowship! It was extraordinary because Valerius Maximus, friend of Cornelius the Centurion, came in full battle gear to share with us what is was like on that day when he oversaw the crucifixion of a most unusual and innocent man, Jesus of Nazareth. To […] Read

How do I know the Bible is the Word of God?

Evangelical Christianity is grounded in the Protestant view of Scriptures. In particular that the Scriptures are uniquely the Word of God, having been inspired of the Holy Spirit in the original autographs. Christian doctrine and practice are grounded in this fundamental presupposition. Included in inspiration is the idea that God has adequately, accurately and understandably […] Read

Rastafari, Jesus and the Bible

Reggae music is enjoyed by many and for various reasons, and the Rastafari movement has penetrated the American consciousness. What do Rastafari’s believe? After all, they use the Bible and believe in God – Jah. Boonville has enjoyed the good vibrations of the World Music Festival for several years. We’ve enjoyed talking to many people […] Read

The good news of the gospel… you’re condemned!

One thing that stands out crystal clear in Paul’s articulation of the gospel in his epistle to the Roman church is that the gospel that he preaches begins, and is founded on, a very complete and careful explanation of condemnation – the righteousness of God and the unrighteousness of mankind. Not only does he say […] Read

The Necessity and Power of Expository Teaching, pt. 2

ARTICLE XXV – Chicago Statement on Biblical Hermeneutics – 1978 We affirm that the only type of preaching which sufficiently conveys the divine revelation and its proper application to life is that which faithfully expounds the text of Scripture as the Word of God. We deny that the preacher has any message from God apart […] Read

The Necessity and Power of Expository Teaching pt. 1

Editors note: This is the first in a multi-part series on the necessity and power of expository teaching, particularly but not exclusively focused on pulpit ministry. The text of the series is from one of the Editor’s contributions to the book, the article Expository Teaching pp76-80, A Pastor’s Manual on Doing Church, 2002, 21st Century […] Read

Winston Churchhill on being untainted by the truth

“Once in a while you will stumble upon the truth but most of us manage to pick ourselves up and hurry along as if nothing had happened.” – Winston Churchhill  And then that lawless one will be revealed whom the Lord will slay with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by […] Read

Wringing the scrawny neck of a verse

ome of us make a habit of grabbing a verse, giving it a good shake, and squeezing its scrawny neck until, in desperation, it gasps out what we want it to say. It has been well said that, “A verse without a context is merely a pretext.” There is a verse that is so ingrained […] Read

Rules of Affinity-Positive/Negative Applications

Dr. Paul Henebury has developed a very useful tool, a “wrench in the toolbox,” in helping us figure out to what degree our doctrinal beliefs are actually supported by Scripture. Here are the important follow-on applications of the Rules of Affinity. Positive Applications. Negative Applications (1). Negative Applications (2). Clarifications on the Rules of Affinity. Read

Before the Throne of God Above

Turn up your speakers, click the link and enjoy! The words and tune of this 19th century anthem, Before the Throne of God Above, recently brought to life again, have been working a powerful ministry of late. Written by Charitie Bancroft (an Irish woman, twice widowed) in 1863, and originally titled, “The Advocate”, the words […] Read

Serving Pablum in our Pulpits

“nd to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:  ‘I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I would that you were cold or hot. ‘So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, […] Read

It’s really NOT about me?

“The life of man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams but in active charity and in willing service.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow But Jesus called them to Himself, and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. It is […] Read

The Voice of CS Lewis

Most of us have read CS Lewis, but have you ever wondered what his voice sounded like? Now you can. Lewis was recorded delivering some of his talks on the BBC radio during WWII to the people of England .идея за подарък Read

Books-Divorce and Remarriage in the Church: Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities

Divorce and Remarriage in the Church: Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities – Dr. David Instone-Brewer. What does the Bible ACTUALLY say about divorce and remarriage? How do we as pastors adhere faithfully to God’s revelation and minister that truth to the mess and pain of real relationships that are broken? What are the real grounds […] Read

The clarifying effect of Christianity

“I believe in Christianity as I believe the sun has risen, not only that I see it, but by it I see everything else.” — CS Lewis Read

Books-Salvation and Sovereignty: A Molinist Approach

Salvation and Sovereignty: A Molinist Approach – Kenneth Keathley How do we earnestly and honestly deal with the clear teachings of Scripture that show that God is truly sovereign over the entire universe, over people and over the salvation of individuals, and those that show that humans have real responsibility before God for moral choice […] Read

Events

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A Christ-centered, expository teaching church, serving the Anderson Valley in Mendocino County:

Boonville, Philo, Yorkville, Navarro and Ukiah.